Piaggio Vespa RED has been launched in India to promote awareness against HIV and AIDS and contributing money from the generated sales money for the same.
Piaggio Vespa RED:
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome is one of the biggest challenges to public health. A large number of organizations are trying to promote awareness about AIDS on a global level. Now, Piaggio has launched a special edition of the VESPA, known as the VESPA RED. It has been launched in collaboration with ‘RED’. RED is an organization which works actively on promoting awareness about AIDS. Piaggio India has launched the Vespa RED in India priced at 87,000 INR (ex-showroom, Maharashtra). It will be raising funds for fighting AIDS and also help the patients suffering from this dreaded disease with the money generated from the sales.
RED has been known to partner with the world’s most iconic brands. It created special RED edition products in collaboration with a renowned brand and then contributes profit percentage to the Global Fund for fighting against HIV and AIDS. Apple iPhone RED was also a part of this. Vespa is going to be the first automotive brand which is collaborating with RED. This is the first time that a RED-branded Vespa has been unveiled in India. However, Piaggio has launched, internationally, the RED-branded Vespa which was based on the 946 scooter – the ‘Piaggio Vespa 946 RED’.
Here’s everything you need to know the latest Piaggio Vespa RED:
1.The Vespa RED is based on the 125 cc Vespa and the 150 cc Vespa models and available in the Elegante trim, SXL, and VXL.
2.The Vespa 125 cc scooter is powered by a 125 cc, air-cooled engine making 10 bhp and 10.6 Nm of peak torque.
3.The Vespa 150 cc has a more powerful 150 cc motor making almost 11 bhp and 11.5 Nm of peak torque.
4.A part of the sales generated money from Vespa RED unit will be contributed to fight HIV and AIDS in India.
5.Vespa is the first automotive partner of RED.
6.The first announcement of the partnership was made in June 2016 in Rome, Italy.