2013 Vespa GTS 300 IE SUPER

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Small agile and comfortable, the Vespa GTS 300 IE Super is an affordable scooter designed to help you move with agility around the city.

Its retro style is underlined by the old school front end, the short windscreen, stylish grill and the fat fenders. The scooter has also received two-color 12 inch alloy wheel rims that draw inspiration from the old Vespas.

As far as ergonomics are concerned you get a roomy seat, a handy handlebar and some generous under-seat storage.

The scooter is equipped with a single-cylinder, catalysed 4-stroke, 4-valves, QUASAR engine with electronic injection. The engine has a capacity of 278 cc and rewards you with a peak power of 15,8 kW at 7.500 rpm (21.1 hp) and 22,3 Nm of torque at 5.250 rpm (16.4 ft-lb).

The engine is mated on an Automatic Twist and Go transmission with automatic dry centrifugal clutch.

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Overview

Vespa GTS 300 IE SUPER

The Vespa GTS 300 i.e. Super epitomizes style, comfort, safety and sturdiness, combined with a sporty look. The elegance of the Vespa GTS and the grit of the legendary "Super" models led to the creation of the Vespa GTS 300 Super i.e., the Vespa that is heir to the refined lines and sporting spirit of the fabulous models of the past.

The aggressive front leg shield underscores the Super’s sporty character, with a stylish grill and chrome accents. The suspension gains a distinctive racing red finish for the front spring, a motorsports detail that makes the GTS 300 Super i.e. stand out in a crowd. The two-color alloy wheel rims are reminiscent of dismountable rims of Vespas past.

The GTS 300 Super i.e. engine delivers an extraordinary urban vehicle performance, characterized by a high torque level (22.3 Nm) reached at a lower engine speed (5,250 rpm.) On-road traction and superb pick-up from low speeds allow a rider to navigate city roads and highways with the confidence that they look stylish doing so.

Specifications

Vespa GTS 300 IE SUPER
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 Mass148 Kg
Mpg65-70 mpg
Max speed80 mph
MSRP$6199
ColorsMontebianco White, Dragon Red
Vespa GTS 300 IE SUPER
Vespa GTS 300 IE SUPER
Vespa GTS 300 IE SUPER
Vespa GTS 300 IE SUPER
Vespa GTS 300 IE SUPER

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