The Vespa S 150 IE draws inspiration from the first models designed by the company. However, despite its retro look, the Vespa S 150 IE is fitted with modern technologies which help it deliver first class levels of performances.
The scooter is powered by a 150 cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke engine with catalytic converter which generates a maximum power of 8,7 kw (11.6 hp) at 8,000 rpm and 11,5 Nm (8.4 ft-lb) of torque at 6.250 rpm. The engine’s power is transferred to the rear wheel by means of an automatic twist and go transmission (CVT with torque server).
As far as suspensions are concerned, the Vespa S 150 IE is equipped with a dual-action hydraulic shock absorber up front and a rear dual action hydraulic monoshock.
You also get 11 inch front and 10 inch rear wheels which are wrapped in 110/70 and 120/70 tubeless tires, respectively.
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Retro details with lots of oomph to back it up with...
The Vespa S 150 i.e. celebrates the individualism of a Vespa that made it legendary in the 1970s. Minimalist but elegant design make it modern, but do not take the place of the latest technology. True to Vespa tradition, the steel body is load bearing, delivering superior strength, excellent precision and road control.
The front suspension, with a dual-action hydraulic shock absorber, stands out for its aeronautically derived single sided link arm layout. At the rear, the Vespa S boasts a suspension layout with a dual action hydraulic monoshock. The 11” front wheel ensures excellent stability to provide confidence and safety in any situation. The tubeless tires measure 110/70 at the front and 120/70 on the 10” rear wheel. A dependable disc/drum combination has been chosen for the brakes.
The Vespa S 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 can also be appreciated on longer journeys as a rider looks to get on the open road.
2014 Vespa S 150 IE Key Features:
• Gas Mileage: 75 mpg
• Max Speed: 59 mph
2014 Vespa S 150 IE Features and Benefits:
With its clean essential lines, the 2014 Vespa S 150 IE is a minimalist version of the legendary 1970’s models and proof that the young spirit of Vespa is still very much alive.
The 2014 Vespa S 150 IE high tech electronic fuel injected engine delivers smoother power progression in the relentless stop start conditions of urban riding. The front suspension, with a dual action hydraulic shock absorber, stands out for its aeronautically derived single sided link arm layout, which the rear features a dual action hydraulic monoshock.
|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||69.6 in. - 1770 mm|
|Width||29.1 in. - 740 mm|
|Wheelbase||50.3 in. - 1280 mm|
|Seat height||30.9 in. - 785 mm|
|Fuel tank capacity||2.1 gal. - 8.2 lt|
|Max speed||59 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|
|Colors||Dragon red, Montebianco white|