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2013 Vespa LX 150 IE

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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.

Hit the jump for more information on the Vespa LX 150 IE.

Overview

Vespa LX 150 IE

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.

Specifications

Vespa LX 150 IE
EngineSingle-cylinder 4-stroke LEADER engine with catalytic converter
Capacity150 cc
Bore x stroke (mm)62,8 x 48,6
Max power8,7 kW at 8,000 rpm (11.6 hp)
Max torque11,5 Nm at 6.250 rpm (8.4 ft-lb)
Fuel supplyP.I. Injection (Port injected)
CoolingForced Air
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 sided trailing link with hydraulic shock absorber
Rear suspensionHydraulic shock absorber
Front brakeø 200mm disc brake
Rear brakeø 110mm drum brake
Front tire Tubeless110/70 - 11"
Rear tire Tubeless120/70 - 10"
Length69 in. - 1755 mm
Width29.1 in. - 740 mm
Wheelbase50.7 in. - 1290 mm
Seat height30.9 in. - 785 mm
Fuel tank capacity2.3 gallons
Curb Mass110 Kg
Mpg70-75 mpg
Max speed59 mph
MSRP$4599
ColorsDragon Red, Montebianco White, Midnight Blue. Volcano Black, Aquamarine
Vespa LX 150 IE
Vespa LX 150 IE
Vespa LX 150 IE
Vespa LX 150 IE
Vespa LX 150 IE
Vespa LX 150 IE


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