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Piaggio launches SCV Porter 700 at Rs 3.18 lakh

The new Porter 700 comes with a 2 years or 75,000 km extended warranty

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Piaggio Vehicles Private Limited Chairman Ravi Chopra poses for media duirng the launch of Piaggio's Porter 700. Photo: PTI
Piaggio Vehicles Private Limited Chairman Ravi Chopra poses for media duirng the launch of Piaggio's Porter 700. Photo: PTI

The Indian arm of the Italian auto major on Wednesday launched its new small commercial vehicle (SCV) 700, priced at Rs 3.18 lakh (ex-showroom Maharashtra).

Group also announced appointment of Diego Graffi as the of its Indian subsidiary, Vehicles Private Limited.

700 is a strategic initiative from Piaggio to expand its wings in the last mile transportation category through the 4-wheeler cargo market, the company said.

"Piaggio would focus on further strengthening and dominating this category, particularly the last mile transportation cargo market," Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd Chairman said.

Piaggio is a leading player in the light transportation industry with a complete range of 3- and 4-wheelers in diesel, petrol, CNG, fuel variants.

Chopra said company's both 3-wheeler and 4-wheeler businesses will continue to co-exist.

"Anticipating our new-age customer's needs, 700 has been conceived as a modern, stylish vehicle with many new features alogwith reliability and fuel efficiency," Graffi said.

The new Porter 700 comes with a 2 years or 75,000 km extended warranty.

Piaggio has a manufacturing plant at Baramati in Maharashtra, with installed annual production capacity of over 3,00,000 three-wheelers and 80,000 four-wheelers.

First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 20:05 IST
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