2014 Piaggio MP3 500

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The Piaggio MP3 500, features a special three wheel configuration which makes it significantly more stable than any other two wheel maxi-scooter. The MP3 500 also features an aggressive style, a comfortable seat and an ergonomically designed handlebar.

The MP3 500 is propelled by a single-cylinder, MASTER, 4-Stroke, 4-Valve, 492.7 Cc engine which delivers a gas mileage of 55-57 Mpg. The unit cranks out a maximum power of 40 Hp and 42.23 Nm of torque at 5,550 Rpm which propel the scooter to a maximum speed of 89 mph. All this power is kept in leash by a CVT automatic transmission.

The ride is kept in check by an innovative parallelogram front suspension and an electro-hydraulic suspension locking system which combine to offer a 40-degree lean angle.

As far as prices are concerned, the Piaggio MP3 500 can be yours for no less than $8,899.

Hit the jump for more information on the Piaggio MP3 500.

Overview

Piaggio MP3 500

Ideal For Commuting, Weekend Getaways and Long-distance touring

The Piaggio MP3 500, with aggressive styling and performance, is the three-wheeler for people who want to stand out. Riding has never been this easy, enjoyable, secure and fast. When you take 20% less braking distance required and pair it with a lean angle of 40-degrees, you get a perfect machine for impeccable road holding in all riding conditions.

The MP3 500 is powered by a 500cc electronically injected engine making it the most powerful MP3 yet. It lives up to its sporty name with its sleek matte black or red body, chrome detailing and the aggressive looking front grill.

2014 Piaggio MP3 500 Key Features:

Piaggio MP3 500

• Single cylinder, four-stroke Piaggio Master engine
• Innovative parallelogram front suspension technology
• Electro-hydraulic suspension locking system
• 3 steel disc brakes (requires 20% less braking distance)
• 40-degree lean angle for ultimate maneuverability
• Aggressive styling

Specifications

Piaggio MP3 500
ENGINE TYPESingle-cylinder, MASTER, 4-stroke, 4-valve
CYLINDER CAPACITY492.7 cc
BORE X STROKE2.8" x 2.4"
MAX POWER AT SHAFT40 hp
MAX TORQUE42.23 Nm at 5,550 rpm
MAX SPEED89 mph
FUEL TANK CAPACITY3.2
GAS MILEAGE55-57 mpg
DISTRIBUTIONn/a
COOLING SYSTEMLiquid
LUBRICATIONn/a
IGNITIONElectronic inductive discharge
GEARS’Twist ’n go’ automatic CVT
CLUTCHn/a
CHASSISDouble cradle trellis made of high strength steel
FRONT SUSPENSIONParallelogram supporting two steering tubes
REAR SUSPENSIONOscillating engine fixed to frame with swingarm
FRONT BRAKEStainless steel double disc, 240 mm
REAR BRAKEStainless steel disc, 280 mm
FRONT TIRE120/70, 12"
REAR TIRE140/70, 14"
LENGTH85"
WIDTH30.5"
WHEELBASE61"
SEAT HEIGHT30.9"
DRY WEIGHT577 lbs
TYPE APPROVALEPA and CARB
COLORSDragon Red, Graphite Black
PRICE$8,899

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