2017 Genuine Scooters Buddy 50 / 125 / 170i
When it comes to designing a classy-looking scooter, it’s hard to go wrong with old-school European influences and the Buddy family at Genuine Scooters has that Euro panache in spades. The range boasts a 50 cc, 125 cc and freeway-legal, 170 cc mill, so you can size your ride according to your budget and riding needs. Inexpensive to buy and cheap to operate, the Buddy range is meant to serve the demand for efficient, basic transportation while treating the rider to looks that you normally only see in Italian models or one of their knockoffs. I was impressed with Genuine’s Venture model, even if the modernistic looks weren’t quite my cup o’ tea, so it is with great interest that I dig into the cute little Buddy family that definitely has a bit more in the curb-appeal department.
Continue reading for my review of the Genuine Scooters Buddy 50, Buddy 125, and Buddy 170i.