Wednesday, January 26

Piaggio Ape HT 300cc BS6 Petrol and CNG 3-wheelers launched

Piaggio has launched the Ape HT Range of 300cc 3-wheelers in India. The vehicles are available in both Petrol and CNG fuel options and in the cargo and passenger segments.

The Ape HT range is powered by a new 300cc, BS6-complaint, water-cooled engine which has been developed by Piaggio indigenously. It produces 11.7 BHP and 24 Nm for the petrol version and 11.2-11.3 BHP and 22.4-22.5 Nm for the CNG version. It is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The vehicles are equipped with a new aluminium clutch which has a life of 30,000 km.

The Ape HT Range includes:

  • Petrol cargo – Ape Xtra HT
  • CNG cargo – Ape Xtra HT LDX and Ape Xtra HT LDX+
  • CNG passenger – Ape Auto HT DX, Ape Auto HT DXL and Ape Auto+ HT.

Piaggio is the only player to offer a petrol variant in the 3-wheeler cargo segment. Piaggio is also planning to introduce a passenger variant, Ape Auto HT petrol in the coming months.

The cargo range is available in 3 variants, with 5.0 ft, 5.5 ft and 6.0 ft deck length options for varied load requirements and usages.

The Ape HT range comes with a class-leading warranty of 5 years / 1.5 lakh km (whichever is earlier) for the Petrol cargo and 36 months / 1 lakh km (whichever is earlier) for the CNG passenger and cargo variants. Piaggio is also providing an AMC package with 6 free periodic maintenance services.

Prices:

  • Ape Xtra HT Petrol (Cargo) – Rs. 2,24,942
  • Ape Xtra HT CNG (Cargo) – Rs. 2,45,642
  • Ape Auto DX HT CNG (Passenger) – Rs. 2,55,980

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