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Piaggio India launches 2013 Ape City autorickshaw in petrol,LPG and CNG variants


Piaggio India has just launched the Ape City autorickshaw. The three wheeler is available in three fuel variants: petrol, LPG and CNG. All three variants of the Ape City are now available for sale in Maharashtra. The petrol variant of the Ape City is priced at INR 1.1 lakhs while the LPG and CNG variants are priced at INR 1.23 lakhs and INR 1.25 lakhs respectively. In the coming weeks, Piaggio India plans to make the Ape City available across many more Indian states. The three wheeler is designed to seat three passengers, in addition to the driver. The Ape City three wheeler’s engine is a four stroke 200cc unit. The engine runs a three valve set up.

2013 Piaggio Ape City Three Wheeler

2013 Piaggio Ape City Three Wheeler

Notably, the new 200cc four stroke engine on the 2013 Ape City is a much smaller unit when compared to the older 275cc engine that the Ape City used to come with. the engine is mated to a four speed manual gearbox with 4 forward gears and one reverse gear. As of now, power and torque figures of the 200cc engine haven’t been released. However, Piaggio India claims that the new Ape City is 10% more fuel efficient than the older model. The higher fuel economy claim is plausible considering the fact that the engine loses a full 75cc in terms of cubic capacity. Piaggio also claims that the Ape City delivers more power and torque than its competitors.

Previous generation Piaggio Ape City Three Wheeler used as an illustration

Previous generation Piaggio Ape City Three Wheeler used as an illustration

The 2013 version of the Ape City sees a major stylistic makeover with the autorickshaw getting a slew of changes on the cosmetic front. The 2013 Ape City gets a reprofiled body that is now a lot more curvier than the decidedly boxy look of the older version. The headlamps, wheel covers, front mudguard and the seat upholstery get a once over. To reduce maintenance costs, Piaggio India has designed the Ape City’s engine to have oil change intervals of 10,000 kilometers. The Ape City comes with a 1 year/36,000 kilometers warranty as standard. The Ape City will take on the likes of the Bajaj RE and TVS King autorickshaws.

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  3. subrata ghosh

    October 30, 2013 at 3:06 am

    i am driring my 4stroke petrol 3wheeler in our route. now i want to buy a piaggio ape city 200cc lpg 3wheeler. cause its more fuel efficency & polution free..
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  4. Dosu thomas

    March 29, 2014 at 2:46 am

    I like apecity paggio but how many plug engine

  5. suresg kunar

    February 10, 2015 at 10:29 am

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