19th January 2015, 07:07 PM
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| | Piaggio Imports Hybrid Scooter For R&D
Piaggio that at present sells Vespa brand Scooters in India has now imported a Hybrid Scooter for R&D purpose in India.
The Piaggio MP3 three-wheeled scooter, showcased at the 2012 Delhi Auto Expo, is currently sold only in Europe, where it has registered over 130,000 deliveries. The scooter marries a conventional 125 cc four-stroke engine and a 2.6 kW electric motor to deliver a combined power output of 17.5 bhp from the hybrid powertrain. This amount of power is unprecedented in that displacement range and equals the power produced by a scooter with a 250 cc internal combustion engine, of course with the advantage of much lower emissions.