Italian scooter producer Lambretta lately revealed two new fashions — the G350 and the X300 — at Milan Design Week 2022. These new additions now sit on the high of the Lambretta line-up, which beforehand ranged between 50cc and 200cc scooters.
While you consider Italian scooters, the primary title that pops to thoughts might be Vespa. There’s one other storied maker of scooters within the area, Lambretta, which has additionally bought its scooters in India prior to now. Atthe latest Milan Design Week 2022, the corporate unveiled two new scooters that sit on the high of its line-up.
The primary of those is the G350, which began off because the G325 Idea scooter proven by Lambretta at EICMA 2019. Highlights of the idea included a metal monocoque building and interchangeable facet panels, each of which have been carried over to the manufacturing model, with a color TFT show and a USB charger within the apron storage.
Again in 2019, Lambretta had introduced an electrical equal of this scooter that was within the works, known as the G-Particular Idea. This e-scooter was scheduled to be proven on the Auto Expo 2020, however COVID-19 threw a spanner within the works, and it’s but to see the sunshine of day.
The G350 is a petroleum scooter, powered by a 27.5hp, 27Nm, 330cc single-cylinder engine that includes four-valve heads and liquid cooling. Distinctive Lambretta parts embody a double trailing-link entrance suspension and the enduring fastened entrance fender. At 173kg, it’s a whole lot heavier than scooters in India, and even heavier than the lately launched Keeway Sixties 300i, which is a comparable 278cc retro scooter that weighs 146kg.
The opposite scooter proven is the X300, which continues to be unmistakably a Lambretta — with a square-ish design and stuck entrance fender — however powered by a smaller 275cc single-cylinder engine. Output figures listed here are 25hp and 24.5Nm, and it misses out on the TFT show, getting semi-digital LCD clocks as a substitute. Nevertheless, it does get keyless operation that the G350 misses out on. Each scooters characteristic full LED lighting and disc brakes at each ends with ABS.
In Europe, the G350 shall be priced at €7,200 (round ₹ 5.9 lakh) whereas the X-300 will carry a tag of €5,900 (round ₹ 4.8 lakh). Prior to now, Lambretta scooters had been assembled below license in India by Car Merchandise of India (API). The Lambretta title in the present day is owned by Swiss firm Innocenti, and whereas it did categorical a want to re-enter the Indian market earlier, there was little or no information on this entrance lately.