Meet the Vespa LX 150 IE, a compact scooter that is perfectly suited for city traffic.
In terms of design, the scooter features a retro style with curvy lines, a round headlight and a large front fender. It rides on tiny wheels wrapped in 110/70 - 11" front and 120/70 - 10" rear tubeless tyres.
One of the unique features of this scooter is its steel body that serves as a monocoque chassis offering a great rigidify that gives it good handling abilities.
The Vespa LX 150 IE is equipped with a single-cylinder, 4-stroke, LEADER engine with catalytic converter. The engine is mated on a CVT transmission and puts out a maximum power of 8,7 kW at 8,000 rpm (11.6 hp) and 11,5 Nm of torque at 6.250 rpm (8.4 ft-lb). The stopping power is handled by a front disc paired with a rear drum brake.
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The Vespa LX 150 i.e. is the heir of a truly unique legacy, created for getting around the city on a technologically modern scooter that shows off an individualistic style.
The modern stylings of the Vespa LX harken back to the most classic Vespa design forms. The round headlight, the wide, protective steel legshield, the new, wider and more contoured saddle, and the new chrome detailing on the rear view mirrors and mudguard are all drawn from the history of the world’s most famous scooter.
The body (which also serves as the monocoque chassis) is made entirely from steel for greater sturdiness and riding precision. The wheels, 11” and 10” each, a classic front disc/rear drum brake system, a suspension layout featuring the hallmark front link arm, and an adjustable hydraulic monoshock at the rear complete the technical makeup of the Vespa LX 150 i.e.
The Vespa LX 150 i.e. high-tech electronic fuel injected engine delivers smoother power progression in the relentless stop-start conditions of urban riding. The impressive capabilities of the 150cc engine will shine through as any roader hits the road to get out of town.
|Engine||Single-cylinder 4-stroke LEADER engine with catalytic converter|
|Bore x stroke (mm)||62,8 x 48,6|
|Max power||8,7 kW at 8,000 rpm (11.6 hp)|
|Max torque||11,5 Nm at 6.250 rpm (8.4 ft-lb)|
|Fuel supply||P.I. Injection (Port injected)|
|Transmission||Automatic Twist and Go (CVT with torque server)|
|Clutch||Automatic dry centrifugal clutch with vibration dampers|
|Load bearing structure||Sheet metal body with welded reinforcements|
|Front suspension||Single sided trailing link with hydraulic shock absorber|
|Rear suspension||Hydraulic shock absorber|
|Front brake||ø 200mm disc brake|
|Rear brake||ø 110mm drum brake|
|Front tire Tubeless||110/70 - 11"|
|Rear tire Tubeless||120/70 - 10"|
|Length||69 in. - 1755 mm|
|Width||29.1 in. - 740 mm|
|Wheelbase||50.7 in. - 1290 mm|
|Seat height||30.9 in. - 785 mm|
|Fuel tank capacity||2.3 gallons|
|Curb Mass||110 Kg|
|Max speed||59 mph|
|Colors||Dragon Red, Montebianco White, Midnight Blue. Volcano Black, Aquamarine|