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Abans Auto opens Aprilia and Vespa flagship store in Panadura, Sri Lanka


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Abans Aprilia Showroom opening ceremony

Abans Auto, one of Sri Lanka’s leading scooter and motorcycle retailers, announced the opening of its brand new Vespa and Aprilia flagship store in Panadura, Kalutara District. The store was inaugurated by Piaggio Vehicles India Two-Wheeler Business Head Ashish Yakhmi, and offers various products under the iconic Vespa and sporty Aprilia ranges. 

Vespa and Aprilia are designed, developed and distributed by Piaggio, the world-renowned Italian company that is Europe’s leading manufacturer of motorised two wheelers.

The new state-of-the-art store has been designed keeping in mind the lifestyle and premium experience which reflects the rich Italian heritage of the brands. Equipped with the best customer service, quality and experience, the store houses a service station that offers genuine spare parts. Customers can avail attractive leasing schemes when buying a scooter from the new store. 

Ashish Yakhmi said: “Vespa and Aprilia are globally known brands that are bespoke, premium and drive high aspiration value – our premium lifestyle products reflect the personalities and attitudes of the rider. We are taking this technology, building on the affinity for the brand and creating an exciting proposition for the younger audience through our partner Abans Auto in Sri Lanka.”

Commenting on this occasion, Piaggio India Managing Director/CEO Diego Graffi expressed: “Sri Lanka is an important market for Piaggio India. The success and acceptance of our products across categories in Sri Lanka continues to inspire us to cater to the growing demand for premium two wheelers. We will keep developing our strategy of being differentiated and launch innovative products and technology for the customers of Sri Lanka.”

Abans Auto Ltd. Managing Director Behman (Tito) Pestonjee said: “It is our pleasure to associate with the world class and renowned brands of Aprilia and Vespa, and bring their premium, technologically advanced products to our esteemed customers. Through this flagship store, we will reach out to the dynamic youth of Sri Lanka who aspire to own and experience international culture and premium brands that deliver equally on performance and offer their riders a unique riding experience.”

The store is located in No. 176/180, Galle Road, Thalpitiya North, Panadura, Colombo (South), Sri Lanka.


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