Piaggio launches Porter 700 – Dumdaar Shaandaar LCV

Mr. Ravi Chopra, Chairman – Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd & Mr. Diego Graffi, CEO – Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd at the launch of Piaggio Porter 700 in Mumbai

Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd (PVPL), a 100 % subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group, today launched the Porter 700 – a new gen transporter for last mile connectivity. The launch of Porter 700 in the Indian market comes as a commitment to changing customer needs and Piaggio’s philosophy of providing innovative solutions for last mile transportation. The Porter 700 is adapted for Indian market conditions and will further consolidate and strengthen Piaggio’s presence in the LCV segment. In the 3 wheeler market, Piaggio currently enjoys a 24% market share in passenger carriers while dominating the goods carrier segment with nearly 50% market share.

Explaining the Company’s new initiative, Mr. Ravi Chopra, Chairman of Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd.  said “Piaggio would  continue to  provide technological solutions in the last mile transportation market and would focus on further strengthening & dominating this category particularly the last mile transportation cargo market. The 3 wheelers & 4 wheelers will continue to Co- Exist.

Mr.Diego Graffi, the new CEO of Piaggio Vehicles Private Limited said , “Anticipating our New Age customer’s needs, Porter 700 has been conceived as a modern, stylish vehicle with many new features and yet delivering its core values of exceptional reliability, fuel efficiency and  earn ability”, for Piaggio to continue its dominance in the last mile transportation cargo segment.

“The new Porter 700 comes with a 2 years or 75000 kms extended warranty. Today, the company is confident the Porter 700 will outclass others in the 4 wheeler sub 1 ton cargo segment and will help it consolidate its position in the last mile transportation industry”.

  Feature-list of the Piaggio Porter 700 

  1. 652cc, single-cylinder engine generating 14 BHP and 40 Nm of torque
  2. Five speed synchromesh gear box
  3. Best in class mileage of 26 kmpl (as per test conditions)
  4. Payload of 700 kgs
  5. Ground clearance of 218 mm
  6. Shortest turning radius of 3.7 meters
  7. High gradeability (21%)
  8. Large 30 sq.ft cargo deck
  9. Stylish twin headlamps
  10. Efficient snorkel system
  11. Fuel tank capacity of 15 Litres
  12. Maximum speed of 62 kmpl
  13. Extended warranty of 2 years /75000 kms
  14.  Pan India network of 350 dealers and 1,000 touch-points
  15. Competitive pricing – approx Rs.3.40 Lac (ex-showroom New Delhi)

Chief Competitors: TATA Ace and Mahindra Jeeto

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