The 2014 Piaggio MP3 500 is a modern three wheeler that has all it needs to deliver an enjoyable ride.

Its three wheels configuration makes it safer that any two wheel scooter and also helps it stay better glued to the ground without sacrificing the agility.

The Piaggio MP3 500 is equipped with an innovative parallelogram front suspension which helps it lean 40 degrees in tight corners.

The Piaggio MP3 500 is propelled by a 492.7 cc, single-cylinder, MASTER, 4-stroke, 4-valve engine which is fed by a 3.2 gallons fuel tank. The engine develops a maximum power of 40 Hp and 42.23 Nm of torque at 5,550 rpm. All this power sends you to a maximum speed of 89 Mph.

As far as efficiency is concerned, the 2014 Piaggio MP3 500 offers a fuel consumption of 55-57 Mpg.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 Piaggio MP3 500.

  • 2013 Piaggio MP3 500
  • Year:
    2013
  • Make:
  • Engine:
    Single-cylinder, MASTER, 4-stroke, 4-valve
  • Transmission:
    automatic CVT
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    40
  • Torque @ RPM:
    31
  • Energy:
    Carburetor
  • Displacement:
    492 cc
  • Top Speed:
    89 mph
  • Price:
    8899

Overview

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The Piaggio MP3 500, with aggressive styling and performance, is the three-wheeler for people who want to stand out. Riding has never been this easy, enjoyable, secure and fast. When you take 20% less braking distance required and pair it with a lean angle of 40-degrees, you get a perfect machine for impeccable road holding in all riding conditions.

2013 Piaggio MP3 500 Key Features:

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• Single cylinder, four-stroke Piaggio Master engine

• Innovative parallelogram front suspension technology

• Electro-hydraulic suspension locking system

• 3 steel disc brakes (requires 20% less braking distance)

• 40-degree lean angle for ultimate maneuverability

• Aggressive styling

Specifications

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Engine type Single-cylinder, MASTER, 4-stroke, 4-valve
Cylinder capacity 492.7 cc
Bore x stroke 2.8" x 2.4"
Max power at shaft 40 hp
Max torque 42.23 Nm at 5,550 rpm
Max speed 89 mph
Fuel tank capacity 3.2 g
Gas mileage 55-57 mpg
Distribution n/a
Cooling system Liquid
Lubrication n/a
Ignition Electronic inductive discharge
Gears Twist ’n go’ automatic CVT
Clutch n/a
Chassis Double cradle trellis made of high strength steel
Front suspension Parallelogram supporting two steering tubes
Rear suspension Oscillating engine fixed to frame with swingarm
Front brake Stainless steel double disc, 240 mm
Rear brake Stainless steel disc, 280 mm
Front tire 120/70, 12"
Rear tire 140/70, 14"
Length 85"
Width 30.5"
Wheelbase 61"
Seat height 30.9"
Dry weight 577 lbs
Type approval EPA and CARB
Colors Dragon Red, Graphite Black
Price $8,899

Verdict

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The PIaggio MP3 500 is a pretty interesting vehicle that offers a great mix between safety, fun and practicality. Its 497 cc engine is also pretty strong rewarding you with a great punch every time you step on the gas.

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