KUALA LUMPUR, 15 March, 2018 – Naza Premira Sdn Bhd, official distributor of the Vespa brand in Malaysia today launched the 2018 Vespa GTS Super 300 at Sunken Garden, MyTown Shopping Mall, Kuala Lumpur.
The Vespa brand is an expression of unique and distinctive lifestyle as its scooters are designed for those who appreciate the true meaning of life. With the brand interpretation “Not for Everyone”, the new 2018 Vespa GTS Super 300 is the epitome of the Vespa brand’s values; Style, Comfort, Safety and Sturdiness, and is unrivalled in today’s scooter market.
The new 2018 Vespa GTS Super reinterprets a new sporty classic design from the legendary Vespa collection and is said to be the premium Italian brand’s most dynamic vehicle yet, exuding both power and style. It blends not just sportiness and performance but also has its distinctive character which emphasises its sporty and youthful nature which makes it the perfect companion for the modern and stylish Malaysian urbanites.
Powered by a liquid-cooled 300cc Quasar engine, the latest Vespa scooter is unrivalled in the market with a maximum power of 21.2 HP at 7,750 rpm and maximum torque of 22 Nm at just 5,000 rpm. The single cylinder powerful engine ensures quick throttle response and brilliant performance, suitable for manoeuvring through the big-city traffic.
With safety as a priority, the new 2018 Vespa GTS Super 300 comes standard with Antilock Braking System (ABS) on both its front and rear wheels for optimal wheel control in all atmospheric conditions which is perfect for the tropical Malaysian weather. Partnered with its Anti Slip Regulation (ASR) feature which enhances vehicle control, the rider can seamlessly manoeuvre through traffic with a peace of mind.
While preserving the character and distinct traits of a classic Vespa, the exclusive 2018 Vespa GTS dons a new lighting system with LED technology in its front lights, perfectly integrated into the turning indicator to give its front shield a clean and stylish finish.
2018 Vespa GTS Super 300 riders can also enjoy the added convenience features that come with the exclusive 300cc variant such as the electric remote operating system on its saddle, bike finder feature, LCD dashboard screen and a USB port which enables easy charging of smartphones and other electronic devices. As for advance security, the premium stylish scooter comes with a standard anti-theft immobiliser which locks the engine unit control functionality upon the removal of the ignition key.
Vespa fans can now enjoy the exclusive powerful and stylish Vespa GTS Super 300 at a competitive price of only RM25,000 and is available in four colours; Monte Bianco (White), Verde Speranza (Green), Grigio Titianio (Black) and Giallo Gelosia (Yellow) at your nearest authorised Vespa showrooms.
During the Vespa GTS Super 300 launch event, Dato’ Samson Anand George, Group CEO, Automotive Group, Naza Corporation Holdings, also relayed the Naza Group’s plans for the future in the automotive sector.
“Naza is a progressive and performance based organisation that evolves and embraces change. We are at a phase where we are reviewing and rationalising our two wheel and four wheel divisions to ensure they are in line with the strategy and direction of the Group,” he said.
2018 Vespa GTS 300 Super – Technical Specifications
Type : 4-valve, 4-stroke, single cylinder, Quasar engine
Displacement : 278.3cc
Bore x Stroke : 75 mm x 63 mm
Max Power at crankshaft : 21.2 HP (15.6 kW) at 7,750 rpm
Max Torque : 22 Nm at 5,000 rpm
Fuel system : P.I. injection (Port injected)
Ignition : Electronic with variable advance
Cooling system : Liquid
Lubrication : Wet sump
Gearbox : Twist-and-go CVT with torque server
Clutch : Automatic centrifugal dry clutch
Bearing structure : Sheet metal with welded reinforcements
Front suspension : Single arm suspension with coil spring and hydraulic shock absorber
Rear suspension : Double hydraulic shock absorbers with adjustable preload with 4 settings
Braking system : Two-channel ABS system/ ASR
Front/Rear Brakes : Hydraulically operated 220 mm stainless steel disc
Front tyre : Tubeless 120/70 – 12″
Rear tyre : Tubeless 130/70 – 12″
Length : 1950 mm
Width : 775 mm
Wheelbase : 1375 mm
Kerb weight : 160 kg
Fuel tank capacity : 8.5 (± 0.5 ) litres