More than 400 North American Aprilia owners, enthusiasts and their motorcycles are expected to attend the second annual AF1 Racing Open House and Track Day, an event that is rapidly becoming the largest such gathering this side of Noale, Italy, Aprilia’s hometown. The event, which features a track day at Texas World Speedway, demo rides on the latest Aprilia motorcycles, dyno testing and scenic jaunts into Texas’famed Hill Country, had its start as a discussion topic on ApriliaForum.com. The (...)
An overwhelming majority of Americans — 70% — say they are concerned about global warming, according to results from a new national survey. In addition, 80% feel it is urgent for government officials to take immediate steps toward reducing America’s use of fossil fuels and harmful emissions like carbon dioxide (CO2). The survey, commissioned by Piaggio Group Americas, was conducted by the International Communications Research firm on a representative sample of 1,000 U.S. consumers in February (...)
Data from a new traffic model released today demonstrates that the nation’s largest city could significantly reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, a key factor in the global warming debate, and reduce fuel consumption while saving a great deal of time lost to congestion by simply incorporating more motor scooters into the commuting vehicle mix. The results of this study directly respond to growing concerns about traffic congestion in New York City. In his December 2006 sustainability (...)
Did you know that Piaggio is producing a similar 500cc machine under the sporty Gilera brand, known as the Fuoco 500? Here you see a Piaggio MP3 125 cc demo bike from Moonrakers (scooter dealer) in Norwich, UK. Enjoy!
Did you know that Piaggio is producing a similar 500cc machine under the sporty Gilera brand, known as the Fuoco 500?
Here you see a Piaggio MP3 125 cc demo bike from Moonrakers (scooter dealer) in Norwich, UK.
Piaggio launched the first Vespa model - and with it the scooter phenomenon - in the spring of 1946. The scooter revolutionised personal transport, giving Europeans a sense of utter freedom. Sixty years on, Piaggio has come up with another revolutionary product: the PIAGGIO MP3, a totally innovative three-wheeler with two front wheels. The PIAGGIO MP3 provides safety, road grip and stability levels that no two-wheeler can match. Power, performance and ease of use make for a very (...)