October 21, 2015: The Italian manufacturer, Piaggio is planning to launch its superior 125cc scooter in India, Piaggio Typhoon. It features a 124cc, four-stroke engine that provides a premium, all-round performance. The scooter features a short and shiny body design that makes it look appealing. It is expected to retail at an estimated price of around Rs. 80,000. The scooter comes in two amazing colors: Cult White and Graphite Black.
Piaggio Typhoon is about to refresh the Indian 125cc scooter segment with its classy looks and a promising 125cc engine. The scooter shows decent sales numbers in various countries, hence the manufacturer is expecting a good response from the Indian market as well.
Piaggio Typhoon is powered by a 124cc, single cylinder, four-stroke engine that generates a maximum torque of 8.2Nm at 7,500rpm. The forced air-cooled mill is mated to an automatic transmission system and comes to life with an easy electric starter with an automatic choke. With this, the scooter hits a top speed of 96kmph and returns a decent fuel efficiency as well.
The scooter is bolted on a high strength steel, double cradle trellis frame and runs on 120/80-12” front and 130/80-12” rear tubeless tyres that sport stylish alloy wheels. Its suspension tasks are managed by hydraulic telescopic fork with straight stanchions at the front and hydraulic single shock absorber with spring preload at the rear. The braking is done impressively via 220mm disc with dual piston floating calliper at the front and 140mm drum brake at the rear.
Piaggio Typhoon is designed impressively with edgy body dynamics. Its front profile incorporates stylish twin headlamp section at the apron and clear lens turning indicators at the head cowl. The raised front end along with a sleek black fender gives a premium touch to the scooter. Wheelbase of the scooter is 1,346mm. The manufacturer has provided enough underseat storage for convenience. Piaggio Typhoon is fitted with a fuel tank of 7 liter capacity. The instrument cluster comprises an analog speedometer and fuel gauge along with the usual indicators.