Thanks to is retro style the 2013 Vespa S is pretty easy to be distinguished in the crowd. This tiny scooter represents a modern interpretation of the 1970 Vespa models and features a classic design language combined with retro details that betray its old Italian origins. You also get a pair of black wheels that further enhance the Vespa S Sport’s elegance.
As far as ergonomics are concerned, the 2013 Vespa S is fitted with a decent seat wrapped in fake leather and a modern handlebar paired with an easy-to-read instrument panel. You’ll also like the spacious under seat storage and the roomy foot boards.
There two engine options available for the Vespa S Sport namely a 49.9 cc and a 150 c unit. Bothe versions are equipped with CVT transmissions.
Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Vespa S 50 Sport SE and Vespa 150 SPORT SE.
The Sport Special Edition of the Vespa embodies the values of style, comfort, safety and sportiness of the most widely recognized scooter in the world while citing legendary models such as the 1955 Vespa GS 150, the 1965 180 SS and the T5 “Pole Position” from 1985.
The Vespa S Sport SE, reminiscent of the 1970s Vespa models, brings out the sport spirit of Vespa with its minimalist aesthetic but high performance. The Sport graphics and the single seat saddle with white piping for the 50cc version convey a further sporty touch. The black wheels and red spring enhance the Vespa S Sport’s essential elegance even more, which complement the bold new Satin Black color.
The S 50 4V Sport SE, four-stroke, four-valve engine is quick and responsive, thanks to the adoption of the new four-valve timing system, and it boasts low consumption and emission levels.
The Vespa S 150 i.e. Sport SE’s high-tech electronic fuel-injected engine delivers smooth power progression in the relentless stop-start conditions of urban riding. The impressive capabilities of the 150cc engine can also be appreciated on longer journeys as a rider heads out of town.
|Engine||Single-cylinder 4-stroke 4-valves HI-PER4 engine with catalytic converter / Single-cylinder 4-stroke LEADER engine with catalytic converter|
|Bore x stroke||(mm) 39,0 x 41 / 62,8 x 48,6|
|Max power||N/A / 8,7 kW at 8,000 rpm (11.6 hp)|
|Max torque||N/A / 11,5 Nm at 6.250 rpm (8.4 ft-lb)|
|Fuel supply||Carburettor / P.I. Injection (Port injected)|
|Starter||Electric and kick starter / Electric|
|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 / 50.3 in. - 1280 mm|
|Seat height||30.5 in. - 775 mm / 30.9 in. - 785 mm|
|Fuel tank capacity||2.3 gallons|
|Kurb Mass||96 Kg|
|Max speed||39/59 mph|
|MSRP||$3399 / $4599|