Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. the manufacturer who manufactures and sells the Ape’ series cargo and passenger segment three-wheeled vehicles have launched their newest update in accordance with the electric vehicle uprising – The FX Range with a fixed battery.
Diego Graffi, Chairman & MD, Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. quoted, “Post the launch of Ape’ E-City with Swappable technology in 2019, we are now introducing the Fixed Battery technology solutions to serve the varied needs of customers. This new FX range is a step in realizing Piaggio’s vision which aligns with the government’s initiatives for mass adaption of EVs in India.”
There are two models launched in the FX range with modern features which make the vehicles a value-for-money proposition to buy. The Ape’ E-City FX is priced at Rs. 2.83 lakh ex-showroom while the Ape’ E-Xtra FX comes with an introductory price of Rs 3.12 lakh after benefitting from the Fame-II subsidy. With the Ape’ E- City passenger carrier, Piaggio is offering service benefits to ensure peace of mind for buyers. The vehicles are covered with a 1 lakh km or 3-year warranty. While the running cost of the Ape’ E-Xtra FX comes down to less than 50 paise making it the most economical mode of goods movement.
Both the variants come equipped with features like automatic transmission, regenerative braking, blue vision headlamps, multi-information instrument cluster, boost mode, hill hold assist, dual-tone seats, striking body colours and graphics, etc. The FX fixed battery range offers home and office charging features as well.