All About the Piaggio Ape Range
Published On May 11, 2016
The Piaggio Ape range is quite famous in India for last mile connectivity. With maximum mileage, Italian styling, optimum safety features and state of the art technology, Piaggio’s Ape is highly favoured among buyers looking for suitable options in the auto rickshaw segment.
Promising the best auto rickshaws in the segment, the Ape range comes with the best on-road mileage and effortlessly moves around on congested and narrow urban roads and semi-rural roads. With a variety of fuel options (petrol, diesel, CNG, LPG), Piaggio passenger range comprises of the Ape City, Ape City 200 and the Ape Xtra DLX.
Piaggio Ape City 200:
Starting from as less as one lakh rupees, Piaggio Ape City 200 has been rolled out with a max power of 7.8 bhp and a max torque of 16.67 Nm. With a 197 cc engine, a GVW of 640 kg and a carrying capacity of 275 kg, this auto rickshaw is the smallest vehicle within the Ape range.
Piaggio Ape City:
Power packed with the promise of the highest mileage, highest gradeability, highest power and highest torque, the Piaggio Ape City Compact Diesel is a buyer’s delight. The 395 cc engine generates power and torque of 5.52 and 16.7 Nm, respectively. Piaggio Ape City Compact Diesel comes with a GVW of 670 kg and carrying capacity of 300 kgs. Ex-showroom prices of this auto rickshaw starts from INR 1.2 lakhs.
Piaggio Ape Xtra DLX:
With a 436 cc engine, Ape Xtra DLX generates a maximum power of 5.52 bhp and a maximum torque of 18 Nm. The vehicle comes with a diesel engine and has been priced at INR 1.7 lakhs (ex-showroom). With a GVW of 725 kg, the auto rickshaw can carry a load up to 305 kg and remains stable on bumpy roads.