Vespa has a long history behind it and its modern scooters seem like a blast from the past, as they draw inspiration from their old predecessors.
However, despite their classic style, Vespa’s contemporary scooters are equipped with modern technologies which help them deliver first class performances when it comes to power and efficiency.
Talking about power the 2013 Vespa LX 50 4V is propelled by a Single-cylinder 4 stroke 4 valves HI-PER4 engine with catalytic converter. The engine has a capacity of 49.4 cc and delivers and an average fuel consumption of 85-90 mpg, while the maximum speed is rated at 39 mph. The engine’s power is kept in check by a smooth shifting CVT transmission, while the stopping power is handled by front discs and rear drums.
The 2013 Vespa LX 50 4V is offered with a starting price of $ 3399.
Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Vespa LX 50 4V.
From the same pedigree as the first Vespa prototype built by Piaggio in 1946, the Vespa LX 50 4V is more than 60 years in the making. Witness the evolution of style, comfort, and performance with the core values of Vespa that never change: steel monocoque chassis, passion, individualism and integrity.
Timelessly elegant design and a compact steel body come together to create a nimble Vespa that stands out in congested urban traffic.
With a legendary style, Vespa has always been in constant technological evolution. The robust and reliable 4-stroke, 4-valve, air-cooled engine powering the Vespa LX 50 4V offers proverbial fuel efficiency and low running costs, gaining even better performances both in power and torque that are now available at lower engine speeds.
|Engine||Single-cylinder 4-stroke 4-valves HI-PER4 engine with catalytic converter|
|Bore x stroke (mm)||39,0 x 41|
|Starter||Electric and kick starter|
|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||30.5 in. - 775 mm|
|Fuel tank capacity||2.3 gallons|
|Curb Mass||102 Kg|
|Max speed||39 mph|
|Colors||Dragon Red, Midnight Blue, Volcano Black, Aquamarine|