The Peugeot Vivacity 3 50 Series was designed to deal well in the hands of a novice. The scooter is powered by a 50cc, 4-Stroke engine which is not exactly a road burner by any stretch of the imagination, but it can still get you from point A to point B in an effortless and seamless manner.
The scooter’s fuel tank has a capacity of 8.5 liters which is just enough to allow you longer stops between refills. Thanks to its low weight (95 kg), the scooter is very easy to maneuver offering maximum agility around the tight city streets.
The scooter offers a roomy luggage capacity complete with a spacious 22-litre storage bay and a unique 13-liter compartment concealed in the front body panels.
You’ll also like the modern-looking blue backlit instrument panel that includes a clock, an external temperature gauge and a handy 12V socket.
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The Peugeot Vivacity’s style draws inspiration from the classic scooters and features a tasty retro style combined with a few modern details which give it a pretty unique appearance. The L-shaped front lights, the imposing headlight, classic color scheme and the sharp front end al all working together to form a dynamic shape which inspires power. Not to mention about the backlit digital dashboard and 12V socket which is ready to charge up all your electronic accessories.
At the heart of the scooter beats a fuel efficient 125 cc motor which is combined with an 8.5-liter fuel tank (the largest fuel tanks in its class) and an automatic transmission. The scooter is also pretty light weighting only 112 kg.
The 2012 Peugeot Vivacity 3 125 Sixties is offered with Peugeot’s standard 2-year unlimited mileage parts and labor warranty.
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The Peugeot Citystar 125 is a compact but practical scooter especially designed for those who want an efficient solution to urban transportation. The Citystar is considered the next generation model of Peugeot’s world-famous scooter offerings.
The Citystar 125 replaces the old Peugeot Elystar 125, but unlike its sibling it comes with a modern style and a longer range of high tech features designed to improve its efficiency and rideability.
In terms of power, the Citystar 125 boasts of a 125cc four-valve, liquid-cooled engine that packs 14 horsepower and 12 Nm of peak torque with an estimated top speed of 105 kmh.
As far as design goes, the Peugeot Citystar 125 features a tall windshield, wider front bodywork and sharper headlights. The bike is also available with a choice of four different colors, namely black, blue, silver and vanilla.
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The Peugeot V Clic 50 was always appreciated for its practical character, modern design and lively performances. Sin ce its inception the Peugeot V-Clic 50 has been constantly upgraded and for 2012 it is offered in four different color options, including black, white, pink, and blue.
The scooter is packed with a 50 cc 4 stroke engine which has to deal with a total weight of only 79 kg. Thanks to the low total weight, the engine is able to propel the scooter to a maximum speed of 100 mph which is more than enough to help you deal effortless with city traffic.
The scooter is also equipped with a 170mm front disc brake, stylish 10” alloy wheels, and plenty of storage of space to make the anybody purchasing it look like a smart buyer.
The Peugeot V-Clic 50 is offered with a standard 2 year Peugeot unlimited mileage parts and labour warranty.
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The Peugeot Ludix Pro was built especially for commercial delivery use. The scooter won’t impress you with its power but, where it lacks in performance, it makes up for in utilitarian usefulness.
The motorcycle is only 670mm wide so it can deal effortless with tight spaces and congested traffic situations. The 2012 Ludix Pro is powered by a 50cc four-stroke engine that is highly efficient and is paired with an automatic transmission.
As far as comfort go, the scooter is fitted with a comfortable saddle and an ergonomic handlebar. The Ludix Pro has a wide range of luggage options available, such as a large rear platform and additional carriers including front and inboard options.
The majority of the exposed bodywork is made from colour impregnated ABS plastic, designed to help minimise damage to preserve the scooters appearance against the knocks and scuffs of everyday use.
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The Peugeot Kisbee 50 is around since 2010 so it’s a very young mode. Since it was launched on the market, the company sold more than 2600 copies, helping Peugeot remain among the top dogs of the segment.
As Peugeot see great potential in Kisebee’s future has also decided to introduce a sportier RS version following the same route as the Speedfight 3 and Tweet. The RS badge gives the scooter a black paint, black RS rims and a sportier passenger grab handle. Unfortunately Peugeot limited to only cosmetic modifications and under the hood you’ll find the same relativelly sluggish (but very efficient) 2.7 kW engine.
This being said the scooter continues to retain the strengths of the base model offering a long list of comfort and safety features.
The sporty looking RS version costs € 1,349 ($1,746) which is only €100 more than its serene sibling.
The Peugeot Kisbee 50 RS goes head to head with models like the Gilera Stalker, MBK Stunt or Piaggio Typhoon.
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The Peugeot Tweet 50 XRS is one of the smallest mopeds developed by the French manufacturer. It is powered by a 50 cc engine mated on a CVT automatic transmission which sends power to the rear wheel.
Thanks to its compact dimensions and the smooth engine, the X RS copes great with city driving and it’s also features a few modern amenities which will make your ride more pleasurable. One of them is the tasty digital dashboard which keeps you posted on various stats and features a clean and easy to read layout.
The Tweet 50 X RS sits on a pair of relatively large 16-inch wheels which are combined with 30mm telescopic front forks and twin rear shock absorbers.
As far as practicality goes, the Tweet 50 X RS’s saddle can be lifted it up to expose a spacious and secure storage bay. Moreover, the big saddle is pretty comfortable and we you’ll also like the fold-out passenger foot pegs and the chunky grab rails.
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At the 67th Milan International Cycle and Motorbike Show, Peugeot unveiled the new HYbrid3 Evolution Concept - a convertible version of the HYbrid3 compressor presented at the 2008 Paris Motor Show.
The HYbrid3 Evolution Concept is powered by two electric motors - one in each wheel - and a 300cc petrol engine that delivers 41 hp. The electric engines are powered by lithium-ion batteries, which can be recharged by an energy recovery system active during deceleration and braking.
The concept has an average fuel consumption of 2.0 liters per 100km (141.2 mpg imp) and C02 emissions of 48 g/km.
Freshly unveiled at the 2008 Paris Motor Show is the entirely new HYmotion3 Compressor concept by Peugeot. A three-wheel tilting trike which features combined characteristics of a car and a scooter, the concept benefits of late Peugeot ‘HYmotion’ technology involving simultaneous powering of a petrol engine and two electric ones.
Featuring two seats and three wheels, the all-new vehicle powers the rear wheel with a 125cc, supercharged petrol engine developing 20 bhp. That only could have decently powered the Peugeot (and it actually can when selecting petrol only engine mode), but in that case it wouldn’t have been called a hybrid. So it gets two equally powerful (3kW) electric motors for each front wheel, quality that makes electric-only mode possible.
As you already suppose, the Peugeot is a highly efficient fuel economic trike, and you haven’t even heard the best of it yet. It actually features start/stop system which offers significant reduction in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions in urban and stop-and-go traffic. Still, performance isn’t that bad as it needs 11.2 seconds to hit 60 mph while a quarter of a mile will require 17.6 seconds.
Because the HYmotion3 features roll-over protection, designers made sure that wind protection and that of the elements won’t become things to worry about so a screen/roof was added, making the trike worthy of being ridden by people wearing expensive suits rather than leather jackets.
Peugeot’s master plan also includes parallelogram type front suspension, which allows the front wheels to tilt, anti-lock brakes and a regenerative braking system which charges the batteries of the front electric engines. Life on board will also be made easier by the rearview camera and ride-by-wire controls.
The way I see it, Peugeot is most likely to stay keen on this project as there is a continuous increase of commuter vehicles and I wouldn’t be surprised if it will head to the production line in a couple of years.
Peugeot built this as a concept car, but I would like to know what you think about this as I see it having two wheels and that is enough for me to post it on the motorcycle section of our site.
The Ozone concept comes as a solution for decreasing the emission levels that contribute in percentage of 33% (in US) to the greenhouse effect. It is powered by fuel cell that turn hydrogen into electricity so it is environmental-friendly and very efficient.
Here comes the interesting part: the entire body is embraced between two giant wheels that are individually powered by electric motors with fuel cells. This is what made me wonder about it being a car and the fact that it has only two seats, further increases my suspicions. Even so, the position is similar to the one in a car so we can’t contest that, but take a look at it! I don’t see an executive riding in this, but more a gadget addict that at some moment in his live visualized himself riding in what appears to be a colonizing vehicle for aliens.
Car or motorcycle, the concept is mind blowing though!