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Vespa has always been a style statement for the ages, ever since the days of the Hollywood movie ‘Roman Holiday’. The Italian company Piaggio has been associated with the fashion industry too, and its latest launch affirms that, introducing the limited-edition Vespa 946 Dragon in India, priced at Rs 14.28 lakh (ex-showroom).

Hand-crafted in Italy, the design of the Vespa 946 Dragon is in homage to the coming together of cultures, innovation and sophistication, with a distinct sense of energy and power associated with the dragon. The 946 Dragon edition sports a special dragon livery beneath its headlamp and along its profile in the shade of emerald. Powered by a 150cc engine, it is equipped with a metal-monocoque body and features a single leading-link shock upfront. It runs on 12-inch wheels and gets a 220mm disc brake at the front.

Vespa 946 dragon

The Vespa 946 Dragon is accompanied by an exclusive Varsity Jacket, Vespa’s inaugural fashion item embodying the ‘fierce spirit of the scooter and celebrating the style and legacy of the brand’, as per Piaggio. Drawing from the Vespa 946 Dragon’s design, the ribbed wool and Nappa leather-sleeved varsity jacket features a dragon motif in emerald green alongside prints and embroideries on the left pocket and back panel.

Vespa has always been more than just a mobility brand where it stands for freedom of expression and celebration of art and culture. Celebrating this very spirit, we are excited to bring our collector’s edition Vespa 946 Dragon to India for customers who appreciate rare collectables. Besides, we are also proud to present our first fashion item in India with our exclusive Vespa Dragon Varsity Jacket that customers will get along with the purchase of the Vespa 946 Dragon,’ said Diego Graffi, Chairman and MD, Piaggio Vehicles Private Limited.

Vespa 946 dragon

Launched globally as an exclusive collection to celebrate the Lunar New Year, the Vespa 946 Dragon is available in a limited number, making it an exclusive collector’s edition. The model will be sold as Completely Built Units (CBU), and bookings for the same can be made at any of the Motoplex showrooms of Piaggio across India.