Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra wants to bring the three-wheeled Peugeot Metropolis scooter to India. A tweet from Anand indicated this. They want to launch an affordable variant of this great scooter in the Indian market. In fact, this three-wheeler scooter of Mahindra-owned Peugeot Motorcycles has recently been included in the Guangdong Police convoy in China. While tweeting the video of this, Anand Mahindra has expressed his desire to bring this scooter to India.
Prakash Wakankar, CEO of Mahindra Two Wheels Private Limited, posted a video on Twitter informing him about the inclusion of Peugeot Metropolis scooter in the convoy of Guangdong police. As soon as Anand Mahindra got an eye on this tweet, he retweeted the video, expressing his fondness for this magnificent scooter. Also, he questioned Prakash Wakankar about its affordable variant in India.
Mahuge-owned France’s Peugeot Motocylces launched a three-wheel-drive Metropolis scooter in China in August 2018. The heavy-scooter has two wheels in the front and one wheel in the rear. The front of the scooter has a big apron, twin headlamps and a black color wind screen with Peugeot logo. Compared to regular maxi scooters, this three-wheeler scooter looks quite attractive and unique.
Power and features
The Peugeot Metropolis scooter has a 400cc PowerMotion LFE engine, which generates 35 bhp power and 38 Nm torque. The engine is equipped with an automatic transmission. The braking system provided in this scooter is jointly developed by Continental and Nisin. The Metropolis scooter is equipped with anti-lock braking system (ABS) and switchable traction control. It offers two riding modes called Urban and Sport. The scooter also has a USB charger.
After some time, the company may consider launching in the Indian market
Anand Mahindra has spoken in tweet about its affordable variant in India. It is believed that if the Metropolis scooter will be launched in India, it will probably not come with a 400cc engine. It is not expected to be launched in India at the moment. However, Mahindra’s tweet suggests that the company may consider launching it in the Indian market after some time.