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Piaggio introduces the new Ape Xtra Dlx in India

24 Mar 2015 / 0

Piaggio Group’s Indian arm, Piaggio Vehicles Private Limited has just launched the new Ape Xtra Dlx, a revamped version of its LCV, the Ape. The company says that the new cargo carrier is designed to meet “changing customer needs”.

Stefano Pelle, CEO India, Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. with the ape Xtra Dlx_resized

Piaggio says that changes include a smart dashboard, new handle bar switches and new headlamp design. The company also adds that the sheet metal body adds strength to the structure and the new paint treatment prevents rusting and hence improves the durability of the vehicle.

Stefano Pelle, CEO India, Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd_resized.

Stefano Pelle, CEO of Piaggio India Private Limited

Speaking about the new Ape Xtra Dlx at launch, Stefano Pelle, CEO of Piaggio India Private Limited said, “Anticipating our new age customer’s needs, Ape’ Xtra Dlx has been conceived as a modern, stylish vehicle with many new features and yet delivering its core values of exceptional reliability, fuel efficiency and  comfort.”

Piaggio believes that the new Ape will help it reinforce its position in the three-wheeler market.

PIAGGIO VEHICLES PVT. LTD. LAUNCHES THE NEW APE XTRA DLX MODEL

Mumbai, 23rd March’2015 – Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd (PVPL), a 100 % subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group, European leader of the powered two-wheeler sector, and India’s leading manufacturer of light transportation solutions has announced the launch of new ape’ Xtra Dlx model, a launch confirming its commitment to anticipating customers changing needs and Piaggio’s core philosophy of continuous improvement. At PVPL, the emphasis has always been on value creation, be it product design or performance. The company has consistently gone to the market with its customers in mind.

While PVPL has already been marketing this vehicle successfully for some years, the new ape’ Xtra Dlx presents a series of enhancements in style and functionality, while continuing to offer exceptional reliability, fuel efficiency and comfort.
The changes introduced by PVPL on this successful vehicle reflect the evolving expectations of modern drivers. The ape’ Xtra Dlx sheet metal body provides strength and stylish lines, together with a smart dashboard, new headlamps and new handlebar switch.
The ape’ Xtra Dlx also features a new paint treatment for added gloss and better colour retention, as well as higher rust prevention, thus ensuring an even longer life for the vehicle. The initial response of customers to these eagerly awaited changes has been excellent.

Explaining the Company’s new initiative, Mr. Stefano Pelle, CEO of Piaggio India Pvt. Ltd. said “Anticipating our New Age customer’s needs, ape’ Xtra Dlx has been conceived as a modern, stylish vehicle with many new features and yet delivering its core values of exceptional reliability, fuel efficiency and comfort”.
With the new looks, style and features of ape’ Xtra Dlx, comes the same trust that over 19 Lacs customers have showered on the ape’ 3w passenger vehicles for more than 15 years. Today, the company is confident that apé Xtra Dlx in its new design would continue to enhance the lives of its customers and will help consolidate its leadership position in the 3 wheeler market.



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