Electric mobility has never been so fascinating, stylish and elegant: Vespa Elettrica is not just an electric scooter, it is Vespa Elettrica, a contemporary work of art with a technological heart.OFFICIAL VIDEO – VESPA ELETTRICA: DISCOVER THE POWER OF SILENCE
Vespa Elettrica means easy, but natural, driving. It means total connectivity and silence, customisation and accessibility, values that have always been a part of Vespa and which today find their fullest implementation. The heart of Vespa Elettrica, a Power Unit capable of delivering continuous power of 2 kW and peak power of 4 kW, achieves a performance superior to a traditional 50cc scooter, especially with regard to acceleration, which benefits from the typical brilliant delivery of the electric motors. It provides an agile and enjoyable ride on urban roads, in the utmost silence: Vespa Elettrica is in fact completely silent, helping to make cities less chaotic and more liveable, while also countering pollution from an acoustic point of view.
Vespa Elettrica guarantees a range of 100 km, and in order to provide a complete response to the growing demand for clean mobility, it also appears in the X version which, by placing a generator alongside the electric motor, doubles its range. The modern lithium-ion battery does not require maintenance or special precautions: for charging it is only necessary to use the cable in the seat compartment and connect the plug to a normal wall-mounted electrical outlet or to one of the increasingly present public charging station in large cities. The time required for a full charge is 4 hours. Vespa Elettrica is not just a silent, environmentally-friendly and technologically advanced vehicle; it is also highly connected: the many features offered by a new version of the Vespa Multimedia Platform, the multimedia system that connects the smartphone to the vehicle, can be managed through a completely new man-machine interface that incorporates digital colour instrumentation with a TFT display.OFFICIAL VIDEO – VESPA ELETTRICA: I AM THE POWER
Coming in a special chrome grey finish with metallic reflections, around which the customer can choose to tailor many distinctive details, available in seven colour variants, Vespa Elettrica will be wholly produced in Pontedera and from there will be distributed throughout the world in 2018.
For the 2018 Vespa Primavera there is added improvement with a series of updates that enhance comfort, safety and renew their style. The most important news comes from the size of the wheel rims: made of aluminium alloy and distinguished by an unusual five-spoke design, they are now both 12”. The bike’s active safety has also expanded thanks to the LED lighting technology now being used in the front and rear headlights, while the Bike Finder and the remote control seat opener are now standard. Vespa Primavera benefits from further operations that renew its line, thus distinguishing it from previous versions. What are new are the distinctive “tie” featured on the front and the chrome crest on the front mudguard.
Vespa Primavera 50th Anniversary celebrates the first fabulous 50 years of a timeless classic. Offered with the i-get 50cc and 125cc engines, it is distinguished by the unusual Light Blue and Brown colour ways with coordinated seats, the sleek grey finish of the five-spoke wheels and of course the logo that elegantly marks the back shield.OFFICIAL VIDEO – VESPA PRIMAVERA 5O° ANNIVERSARIO
Another great new feature launched at EICMA 2017 is the Vespa Primavera S: in addition to all the new features that enhance the range, the sporty version of the beloved Vespa adopts totally digital instrumentation through a 4.3” full colour TFT display. The instrument, in addition to displaying all the classic information, works as a display for the Vespa Multimedia Platform in its latest release.
For the 2018 Vespa Sprint has undergone a number of stylistic and technical evolutions. The active safety has been enhanced thanks to the LED lighting technology now adopted on both the front and rear headlights while the Bike Finder and the remote control seat opener are now standard.
Also new is the “tie” featured on the front, an addition that brings the Vespa Sprint line up to date, thus distinguishing it from previous versions. Vespa Sprint S further accentuates Vespa Sprint’s sporty styling and is designed to be the most spirited of Vespa’s “small body” family. The most important new feature is the instrumentation, which, as in the sister model Primavera S, is a full colour TFT multifunction display.
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There are two new versions of the original and most popular three-wheeled scooter: more features and more comfort, with improved design and finishes. There are the Piaggio MP3 350 Sport and the Piaggio MP3 500, the latter provided in two variants: one more stylish (Business version) and the other sportier (Sport version). The new layout features a redesigned grille on the front shield and full LED lighting system. Also new is the more protective smoky windshield and the seat with more comfortable padding, equipped with a new backrest for the passenger. It also boasts new handlebars. The standard equipment is improved: the Business version also adopts the TomTom Vio navigator as standard, while the Sport version features more spirited and effective gas shock absorbers as well as a pair of front disc brakes with a daisy profile.
The Piaggio MP3 500 is equipped with a single cylinder, revised in numerous details and now able to assure 10% more power (now 41 HP), with better exhaust sound and very low fuel consumption. Piaggio MP3 350 launches the well-known and well-liked Piaggio 350cc engine with over 30 CV of power. For all ABS and ASR models, they are standard.OFFICIAL VIDEO – PIAGGIO MP3 350
There is no change to the exclusive Piaggio technology for the dual independent and tilting front wheels, which are regulated by a unique four bar linkage suspension, which the leading Group in Europe designed and developed before any other manufacturer in the world to ensure maximum riding pleasure in complete safety.
The best sellers of Piaggio Typhoon, Piaggio NRG and Piaggio Zip have been completely renewed by adopting modern and advanced Euro 4 motors, with two and four stroke engines. A wide-ranging proposal that meets every need for urban commuting and ensures the Piaggio scooter range especially dedicated to young people is absolutely unique.
On the one hand, Piaggio Typhoon, a true icon of the scooter world and the sporty NRG Power DD, are equipped with a new two-stroke unit with electronically controlled carburettors, air and liquid-cooled, respectively; on the other, Piaggio Zip, another name that evokes one of Piaggio biggest commercial successes, on which it launches the innovative i-get 50cc four-stroke engine with three-valve distribution. These are modern, eco-friendly, lightweight engines, in parallel with the introduction of new, important features that bring, for all three models, a global improvement on the benefits, comfort and quality of construction.