2013 Vespa GTS 300 IE

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The Vespa GTS 300 IE is a retro scooter packed with more than enough power to reward its rider with a pretty thrilling riding experience.

In terms of style, we especially like the decisive lines of the cowls, the round and sloping front headlight, the short windscreen and the big front fender.

The Vespa GTS 300 IE features a monocoque body, made entirely from steel that gives it improved handling abilities and a better rigidity.

Once on board you are met by a comfortable saddle which together with the ergonomically designed handlebar gives you a fairly relaxed riding position.

The scooter is powered by a single-cylinder, catalysed, 4-stroke, 4-valves QUASAR engine with electronic injection. The engine has a capacity of 278 cc and delivers a maximum output of 15,8 kW at 7.500 rpm (21.1 hp) and 22,3 Nm at 5.250 rpm (16.4 ft-lb).

Hit the jump for more information on the Vespa GTS 300 IE.

Overview

Vespa GTS 300 IE

The Vespa GTS 300 i.e. is an uncompromising fusion of breathtaking performance, technical superiority and classic Vespa design. The visual flow of the modern and decisive lines of the cowls, the round and sloping front headlight, the passenger footrests which fold out from the body, are all characteristics which make Vespa unique. The Vespa GTS 300 i.e. maintains the fundamental characteristics which make every Vespa an incomparable vehicle in the scooter world—the monocoque body, made entirely from steel is a construction philosophy which ensures legendary sturdiness, reliability and superior rigidity, all to the advantage of riding precision.

The Vespa GTS 300 i.e.’s perfect ergonomics and the natural seating position continue to contribute to the ease of riding a Vespa. The saddle of the Vespa GTS provides superior comfort even on longer journeys. The 300cc engine achieves top performance in pick-up and acceleration, which are fundamental qualities in city commuting and on highways.

Specifications

Vespa GTS 300 IE
EngineSingle-cylinder catalysed 4-stroke 4-valves QUASAR engine with electronic injection
Capacity278 cc
Bore x stroke (mm)75 x 63
Max power15,8 kW at 7.500 rpm (21.1 hp)
Max torque22,3 Nm at 5.250 rpm (16.4 ft-lb)
Fuel supplyP.I. Injection (Port injected)
CoolingLiquid
StarterElectric
TransmissionAutomatic Twist and Go (CVT with torque server)
ClutchAutomatic dry centrifugal clutch with vibration dampers
Load bearing structureSheet metal body with welded reinforcements
Front suspensionSingle arm, dual chamber hydraulic shock absorber with coaxial spring
Rear suspensionTwo dual effect shock absorbers with adjustable preload
Front brakeø 220mm disc brake
Rear brakeø 220mm disc brake
Front tire Tubeless120/70 - 12"
Rear tire Tubeless130/70 - 12"
Length75.9 in. - 1930 mm
Width29.7 in. - 755 mm
Wheelbase53.9 in - 1370 mm
Seat height31.1 in. - 790 mm
Fuel tank capacity2.4 gallons
Curb Mass149 Kg
Mpg65-70 mpg
Max speed80 mph
MSRP$5999
ColorsMidnight Blue, Bronze
Vespa GTS 300 IE

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