Vespa will donate $150 dollar to the RED project for every sale of a 946 (RED) as it will help them to buy 500 days of medication for an HIV/AIDS victim
Vespa officially introduced three new limited edition scooters in Malaysia and they are Vespa 946 (RED), Vespa Sprint Carbon and Vespa Sei Giorni. All these three scooters are priced slightly higher than their equivalent regular models. The Vespa 946 (RED) is created to raise fund for the RED project.
The RED project is a global fund, which is used to fight against HIV/AIDS and some of the services they offer are free rapid HIV testing in 20 minutes, syringe access and overdose preventions. Vespa will donate $150 dollar to the RED project for every sale of a 946 (RED) as it will help them to buy 500 days of medication for an HIV/AIDS victim.
The special edition model is finished in red colour and it comes with steel bodywork along with mudguard and side covers in the aluminium finish. Apart from this, the company has given LED headlamp and tail lamps. The instrument cluster is also completely digital and the wheels are finished in red colour.
The 125 cc engine on 946 (RED) produce 11.7 bhp of power and 10.3 Nm of torque. This engine is mated to CVT automatic transmission. The company has given 220 mm disc brakes at front and rear along with dual channel ABS system as standard and Anti-Slip Regulator traction control system is also part of the package.
Vespa Sprint Carbon Edition is finished in black colour with red accents and the changes include a new rectangular headlamp. The special edition model rides on 12-inch aluminium wheels and it is powered by 150 cc air-cooled single cylinder engine producing 13.9 bhp of power at 6,000 rpm and this engine is mated to an automatic gearbox.
Vespa Sei Giorni took inspirations from the racing scooters, which participated in six days race held in 1951 in Varese, Italy and it is powered by 300 cc engine producing 21 hp of power and 22 Nm of torque. The limited edition scooter is finished in green colour and it comes with headlamps positioned on the fender and a small visor is placed on the handlebar.
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