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.
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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:
• 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
|ENGINE TYPE||Single-cylinder, MASTER, 4-stroke, 4-valve|
|CYLINDER CAPACITY||492.7 cc|
|BORE X STROKE||2.8" x 2.4"|
|MAX POWER AT SHAFT||40 hp|
|MAX TORQUE||42.23 Nm at 5,550 rpm|
|MAX SPEED||89 mph|
|FUEL TANK CAPACITY||3.2|
|GAS MILEAGE||55-57 mpg|
|IGNITION||Electronic inductive discharge|
|GEARS||’Twist ’n go’ automatic CVT|
|CHASSIS||Double cradle trellis made of high strength steel|
|FRONT SUSPENSION||Parallelogram supporting two steering tubes|
|REAR SUSPENSION||Oscillating engine fixed to frame with swingarm|
|FRONT BRAKE||Stainless steel double disc, 240 mm|
|REAR BRAKE||Stainless steel disc, 280 mm|
|FRONT TIRE||120/70, 12"|
|REAR TIRE||140/70, 14"|
|DRY WEIGHT||577 lbs|
|TYPE APPROVAL||EPA and CARB|
|COLORS||Dragon Red, Graphite Black|