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The Yamaha Vino Classic is a compact scooter that offers a great mix of dynamism, classic design and comfort. The 2014 model year remained unchanged compared to the previous generation.

Like its predecessor, the Yamaha Vino Classic is propelled by a fuel injected, 49cc, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke single, SOHC, 3 valve engine which is kep under control by a V-belt automatic transmission with dry centrifugal automatic clutch. The engine needs to deal with wet weight of 179 lb and delivers a fuel economy of 110 mpg.

A front telescopic fork (2.3-in travel) and a rear single shock (2.1-in travel) are keeping you safe from bumps while a set of 110mm front and rear drum brakes keep you safe and far from trouble.

The 2014 Yamaha Vino Classic is available from August 2013 and is offered with a base price of $2,290.

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Meet the 2014 Honda Forza, a modern scooter built with comfort, agility and practicality in mind. The new 2014 Honda Forza has the capacity to carry up to two people and is propelled by a 279cc, liquid-cooled, single cylinder, SOHC, four stroke engine which is controlled by a convenient automatic transmission.

For enhanced comfort, the scooter’s engine is mounted low into the frame and comes with a lower link that minimizes vibration and dampens jarring bumps.

You also get a set of plush suspensions that consist of a front 35 mm telescopic fork (3.7 inches of wheel travel) and a twin rear shock (3.8 inches travel).

The 2014 Honda Forza is offered in two versions, namely the base model and the ABS model. The first comes with a price tag of $5,599, while the latter can be yours for $6,099.

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Built with practicality and efficiency in mind, the 2014 Yamaha Zuma 50 FX is a compact scooter with a sporty attitude.

The scooter weighs 205 lb and is built around a liquid-cooled, 4-Stroke SOHC, 3 Valve engine with a displacement of 49cc. The unit is fed by a 1.2 gallons fuel tank and is mated to a CVT automatic transmission that offers a fuel consumption of 132 Mpg.

The stopping power is handled by a wave-shaped 180mm front disc coupled with rear drum brakes. On the other hand the ride quality is assured by a front telescopic fork with 42mm outer tubes and rear shock absorbers.

The bike sits on front and rear 120/90-10-inch fat tires that deliver a good grip and enhance the ride’s comfort.

The 2014 Yamaha Zuma 50FX can be yours for no less than $2,590.

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The 2014 Yamaha Zuma 50F is powered by a liquid cooled, 4 Stroke SOHC, 3-Valve engine with a displacement of 49cc. The engine is mated to an automatic transmission a fuel consumption of 132 mpg.

The scooter features a large-gauge steel pipe frame that ensures a proper strength and rigidity To keep the scooter’s center of gravity to as low as possible, Yamaha engineers placed the fuel tank low center tunnel. Talking about the fuel tank, it is also worthy of being mentioned that it can be refueled without opening the seat.

The stopping power is assured by a set of wave-shaped 180mm front discs and rear drum brakes.

The 2014 Yamaha Zuma 50F rides on a set of fat 120/90-10 inch front and rear tires.

The 2014 Yamaha Suma 50F is offered with a base price of $2,590.

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Compact, agile and fun, the 2014 Yamaha Zuma 125 is a practical scooter developed for those who want an efficient machine for moving in the city.

At the heart of the Yamaha Zuma 125 sits a Forced Air-Cooled, 4 Stroke Single, SOHC, fuel injected, 125 cc engine that puts out enough power to help you keep it up effortless with the city traffic. There is also a fully automatic, V-belt transmission with centrifugal clutch provides easy control and smooth shifts.

The engine is fed by a 1.6 gallons fuel tank and delivers an estimated fuel consumption of 89 mpg.

The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a rigid steel-tube frame that features a step-through design for easy mounting.

The ride quality is assured by a front telescopic paired with a modern swingarm that features double shocks for enhanced comfort.

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The 2014 Yamaha Majesty is a comfortable scooter developed with efficiency and versatility in mind. It is propelled by a liquid-cooled, 4-Stroke single; DOHC engine with a displacement of 395cc. The unit is brought to life by an electric starter and transfers its power to the rear wheel through a fully automatic transmission.

The engine has enough grunt to help you deal great with city traffic and is also able to keep it up with highway speeds. As far as efficiency is concerned, the Majesty delivers an estimated fuel consumption of 50 mpg and has a fuel tank capacity of 3.7 gallons.

The engine is mounted on an aluminum, die-cast alloy frame with a steel tube subframe which sits on 41mm fork tubes and rear long-travel, coil-over shock absorber.

The scooter rides on 14-inch front and 13-inch rear tires mounted on a set of tasty cast wheels.

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BMW has revealed the complete specifications of its new C Evolution scooter. The new scooter is fully electric and features selectable regenerative braking, Torque Control Assistant (to limit power under acceleration if wheel slip is detected), a large TFT display and daytime LED running lights.

Power comes from a drivetrain swing arm with liquid-cooled permanent magnet synchronous motor via a toothed belt and ring gearing. The motor delivers 11 kW (15 hp), with a peak output of 35 kW (47 hp) which is more than enough to propel the scooter to a top speed of 120 km/h (75 mph, electronically limited).

The motor is linked to an 8 kWh capacity air-cooled lithium-ion high-voltage battery that delivers enough power to give you a riding range of up to 100 kilometres (62 miles). The battery can be fuly charged charged in around 4 hours using any standard 220V domestic socket with a 12A charge current.

Price and availability have not yet been announced.

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Most of the vehicle manufacturers are trying to keep it up with the latest technologies in the business and are constantly trying to develop new ways to make their products more efficient, comfortable and practical.

As the oil crisis is getting worse with every year that passes, the big manufacturers are looking for a viable replacement for the classic combustion engines and at the moment, the most promising technology is considered to be the one based on electric power.

BMW is aware of the potential that stays behind this type of technology and has already started to develop electric vehicles. After presenting the C evolution concept a while ago, the company is now ready with the production version and has officially announced that it will present its new model at the IAA Car Show in Frankfurt, 10 September 2013.

The new electric scooter will be based on the same technology used by the innovative BMW i3, so as far as performances are concerned we’ll certainly be pleasantly surprised.

The new scooter will be built on the same platform as the company’s C-series, so technically, it will be an electric maxi scooter that will provide plenty of space for the rider as well as a generous storage volume.

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Kymco is especially known for its small displacement motorcycles and efficient scoters. The company’s lineup of scooters includes a wide range of engine displacements starting from 50 cc and finishing with 700 cc units.

Somewhere in the middle, you’ll find the new 2013 Kymco Xciting 400i which is a sporty scooter designed for those who want an efficient, spacious and fast two wheel partner.

It is propelled by a 4 stroke, 399 cc, single cylinder engine that cranks out a maximum power of 26.5 kw at 7000 rpm and 37 Nm of torque at 6000 rpm. The engine needs to deal with a total weight of 193 kg and its power is controlled by a CVT automatic transmission.

The scooter’s frame features a dual under-bone design which makes gives you better stability at high speeds, reduces vibration and also improves handling.

The 2013 Kymco Xciting 400i rides on 120/70-15" front and 150/70-14" rear tyres. The stopping power is handled by dual front discs and single rear disc brakes.

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The Kwang Yang Motor Company, also known as Kymco is a Taiwanese company that builds a wide range of two wheel vehicles and ATVs. The company builds engines too and one of its best sold units is the 647 cc parallel twin that powers the BMW C 600 Sport and C 650 GT maxi-scooters.

Like you’ve probably guessed, Kymco’s lineup also includes a maxi scooter – the all new 2014 MyRoad700i.

This large capacity touring scooter features a large wheelbase, a massive headlight, a full size windscreen and LED tail lights.

It is propelled by a 4 stroke, dohc, 699.5 cc, parallel twin, liquid cooled engine which puts out a maximum power of 44 kw (59 hp) at 7250 rpm and 63 Nm of torque at 5500. The engine’s power is kept under control by an automatic transmission (CVT) and the stopping power is handled by front and rear disc brakes (ABS is also available).

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