Vespa is one of the best known scooter manufacturers from the market. Its models are built with efficiency and reliability in mind and most of them keep the old school appearance of their brothers from the past.
Developed with agility in mind, the Vespa GTS Super Sport version brings back, the company’s tradition in the competition world.
Power comes from a single-cylinder, catalysed, 4-stroke, 4-valves Quasar engine with electronic injection. The units delivers a maximum power of 15,8 Kw (21.1 Hp) at 7.500 Rpm and 22,3 Nm (16.4 Ft-Lb) of torque at 5.250 Rpm.
For 2013, the Vespa GTS 300 IE Super Sport is available in two new colours, including a matt black “Abyss Nero” with an orange trim and sleek grey “Grigio Titanio”.
The scooter is priced at $6,599.
Hit the jump for more information on the Vespa GTS 300 IE Super Sport SE.
The Vespa Special Sport Series embodies the values of style, convenience, safety and sportiness of the most famous and widespread scooter in the world, assembling the heritage of legendary models such as the Vespa GS 150 of 1955, the Vespa 180 SS of 1965 up to the T5 "Pole Position" of 1985.
From its introduction, Vespa has been diversified into sport versions, often used for track speed competitions, sometimes even in the most important offroad racing competitions. The Vespa GTS Super Sport version brings back, in a modern key, the extraordinary tradition in the competition world which characterised unforgettable years of Vespa history.
This stylish and aggressive GTS Super Sport is introduced for 2013 in a two new colours, imposing matt black “Abyss Nero” with an orange trim and sleek grey “Grigio Titanio”. Available in the most powerful 300cc electronically injected engine The Super Sport edition takes all the style, handling and performance attributes of the GTS Super model whilst bringing extra touches of distinction and character to this top selling model.
Vespa GTS SuperSport combines not only sportiness and performance, but also distinctiveness and character: thanks to its design and its technical contents, it re-interprets a "sporting classic", in the extensive Vespa collection.
The body, Vespa’s metallic essence, is distinguished by a score of personality. The right hand side now sports a distinctive grille with horizontal slots - a clear reference to the most stylish Vespas of the past - which gives a marked sporty touch to the side view of the vehicle.
The steel body on the Vespa GTS SuperSport is painted in an original and spirited titanium grey colour scheme which enhances its design and solidity.
The 300 electronic injection engine brings out maximum aggressiveness, whether in the city or on country roads. The dedicated graphics, the sport saddle with orange piping and heat welding complete the sport aesthetics of the Vespa GTS SuperSport.
The suspension system is enhanced by a racing red varnished spring on the front, a "racing" detail that distinguishes the sporting look of the GTS 300 SuperSport.
The aggressive front leg shield also underscores the model’s sports character, with a stylish grille with chrome accents replacing the daylight running light. The two-colour alloy wheel rims recall the dismountable ones of the past.
The all-analogue instrumentation, in keeping with the finest motorsports traditions, is modern and functional with white numerals against a black background, and is as easy to read as it is distinctive.
Vespa GTS SuperSport is available in 300 and 125 cc versions, both with electronic injection, in Nero Abisso with orange graphics and Arancio Competizione with black graphics.
2014 Vespa GTS 300 IE Super Sport SE Key Features:
• 29 KM/L and 129 KM/H
• 70 MPG and 80 MPH
2014 Vespa GTS 300 IE Super Sport SE Features and Benefits:
The graphics along the side of the rear fairing and the sport saddle with with piping and the Satin Black finish give the 2014 Vespa GTS 300 i.e. Super Sport SE a masculine, modern aesthetic.
The 300cc engine delivers extraordinary urban vechicle performances, characterized by high torque levels (22.3Nm) reach at a lower engine speed (5250 rpm). On road traction and pick up from low speeds provide confidence in urban commuting that never goes out of style.
|Engine||single-cylinder catalysed 4-stroke 4-valves quasar engine with electronic injection|
|Bore x stroke (mm)||75 x 63|
|Max power||15,8 kw at 7.500 rpm (21.1 hp)|
|Max torque||22,3 nm at 5.250 rpm (16.4 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 arm, dual chamber hydraulic shock absorber with coaxial spring|
|Rear suspension||two dual effect shock absorbers with adjustable preload|
|Front brake||ø 220mm disc brake|
|Rear brake||ø 220mm disc brake|
|Front tire||tubeless 120/70 - 12"|
|Rear tire||tubeless 130/70 - 12"|
|Length||75.9 in. - 1930 mm|
|Width||29.7 in. - 755 mm|
|Wheelbase||53.9 in - 1370 mm|
|Seat height||31.1 in. - 790 mm|
|Fuel tank capacity||2.4 gal|
|Max speed||80 mph|
|Warranty||2-year unlimited-mileage warranty. *limits are outlined in the warranty booklet. See dealer for details *msrp excludes destination & vehicle preparation charges|
|Roadside assistance||1 free year of road side assistance provided by road america|
|Approval||EPA and CARB|