2014 Vespa S 50 4V

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The Vespa S 50 4V offers a perfect mix of modern technologies and retro lines. Its design language draws inspiration from the iconic models that made Vespa famous in the 1970s.

The scooter is built around a 50cc, four-stroke, four-valve engine which delivers more than enough power to help you deal great with the city traffic. For enhanced fuel efficiency, the engine is paired with a new four-valve timing system and is mated to a modern CVT transmission.

The engine can propel the scooter to a maximum speed of 62 kmph and delivers a fuel consumption of 37 km/l.

The scooter rides on a pair of lightweight wheels which are wrapped in 110/70 - 11" and 120/70 - 10" tubeless tires.

As far as prices are concerned the Vespa S 50 4V can be yours for no less than $3,399.

Hit the jump for more information on the Vespa S 50 4V.

Overview

Vespa S 50 4V

Retro styling

The unique style of the 2014 Vespa S cleverly conbines historical references and cues in a modern interpretation of the most youthful and sporty spirit of the Vespa.

The unique style of the Vespa S cleverly combines historical references and cues in a modern interpretation of the most youthful and sporty spirit of the Vespa. The minimalist styling of the Vespa S 50 4V traces its origins back to legendary models of the 1970s, such as the 50 Special and the Vespa Primavera.

Advanced technology and retrostyling are the trademarks of the Vespa S 50 4V. Keeping with Vespa tradition, the sheet steel body is a load-bearing element. In addition to superior strength, this design also ensures exceptional rigidity, translating to excellent road holding and precision control.

The 50cc, four-stroke, four-valve engine is quick and responsive. Thanks to the adoption of the new four-valve timing system,the Vespa S 50 boasts low consumption and emission levels.

2014 Vespa S 50 4V Key Features:

Vespa S 50 4V

• Gas mileage: 90 mpg
• Max speed: 39 mph
• Gas mileage: 37 km/l

Retro look

Vespa S 50 4V

The rectangular headlamp is a nod to the mythical Vespa 50 Special from the 1970s. Add modern sporty accents that include black wheels, red spring and black background instrument panel to complete the modern interpretation.

Quick

Vespa S 50 4V

The 50cc, 4-stroke, 4-valve engine is quick and responsive. Thanks to the adoption of the 4-value timing system, the Vespa S 50 boasts low consumption and emission levels.

In 2013 the Vespa S has new design details which make it even more eye-catching and sporty. The S model sports a new horn cover located on the front shield as well as the "tie", the central embossed cover, which will distinguish all new Vespa vehicles. Additionally, the instrument panel graphics have been revamped. While the horn guard on the shield and the crest on the front mudguard replacing the elegant chrome finish, taking on a much more aggressive matte black color. The five-spoke wheels are the same matte black color. On the Vespa S, as with the LX, the new floorboard protection comes standard, embellished with the Vespa logo.

Specifications

EngineSingle-cylinder 4-stroke 4-valves hi-per4 engine with catalytic converter
Capacity49.4 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm)39,0 x 41
Fuel supplyCarburettor
CoolingForced air
StarterElectric and kick starter
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 tireTubeless 110/70 - 11"
Rear tireTubeless 120/70 - 10"
Length69 in. - 1755 mm
Width29.1 in. - 740 mm
Wheelbase50.7 in. - 1290 mm
Seat height30.5 in. - 775 mm
Fuel tank capacity2.2 gal. - 8.5 lt
Mpg85-90 mpg
Max speed39 mph
ColorsDragon red, Montebianco white
Warranty2-year unlimited-mileage warranty. *limits are outlined in the warranty booklet. See dealer for details *msrp excludes destination & vehicle preparation charges.
Roadside assistance1 free year of road side assistance provided by road america
ApprovalEPA and CARB
Price$3,399

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