The new 2013 Piaggio Typhoon 50 is a practical scooter powered by a compact, four stroke , four valve engine with a displacement of 49 cc. The engine develops a maximum output of 3.4 kw at 9,500 rpm and 3.8 Nm of torque at 8,000 rpm. It is fed by a 1.8 liter fuel tank and delivers a fuel consumption of only 144 mpg.

Once you jump on the scooter’s saddle , you’ll be welcomed by an ergonomically designed handlebar which is combined with flat footrests to offer an upright riding position.

The scooter’s ride quality is assured by a comfortable suspension setup that includes a front telescopic hydraulic fork paired with a rear single hydraulic shock absorber.

The 2013 Piaggio Typhoon 50 comes with a pretty affordable price and can be yours for no less than $ 1,899.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Piaggio Typhoon 50.

  • 2013 Piaggio Typhoon 50
  • Year:
  • Make:
  • Engine:
    4-stroke 4-valve
  • Transmission:
    Automatic CVT
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    3 @ 9500
  • MPG(Cty):
  • MPG(Hwy):
  • Torque @ RPM:
    3 @ 8000
  • Energy:
  • Displacement:
    49 cc
  • Top Speed:
    40 mph
  • Price:


2013 Piaggio Typhoon 50 High Resolution Exterior
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A dynamic and solid ride for getting around with a four stroke - four valve engine, the typhoon 50 delivers impressive performance with an extraordinary 144 mpg and a 1.8 gallon tank (the largest fuel tank in its class). Easy to ride thanks to its compact size and flat footrest, you’ll be styling with the simple and sleek italian design of the typhoon 50.

New piaggio typhoon

2013 Piaggio Typhoon 50 Exterior
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Introducing the new piaggio typhoon, the young, practical and fun scooter. Piaggio’s best selling model gets all-new styling and mechanical content, and the classic 50 cc 2-stroke is now joined by a sparkling 125 cc 4-stroke.

Piaggio typhoon, a genuine scooter icon with over 500,000 examples sold to date, has been completely revised and now appeals to an even broader clientele, with the classic 50 cc 2-stroke engine now joined by a feisty carburettor-fed 125 cc 4-stroke to cater
For all urban communing needs.

A new leg shield design, new lights, new graphics and looks and an all-new choice of engines: the new piaggio typhoon is more grown up than before in terms of both looks and style, and is, as always, the perfect choice for anyone looking for a fun, sporty scooter that is also reliable and practical.

The front of the piaggio typhoon boasts an all-new design: the distinctive “shark face” of the most youthful model in piaggio’s line-up is now more imposing and substantial; the wide slits - a trademark of the piaggio typhoon - rise and spread out along the sides of The leg shield to follow the profile of the new headlight, which frames the eyes of the scooter, with their completely new, more aggressive and dynamic design.

The new piaggio typhoon looks different at the rear, too: taut, clean lines define a tail that is larger, more defined and sportier than before, while the all-new tapered tail fairing lends a sleekness to the design, as do the passenger grab handles, which extend along the broader, more comfortable new saddle and visually lighten the entire rear of the scooter.

The new piaggio typhoon also comes with a choice of new graphics: stylish and modern to suit the tastes of younger riders, or subtle and elegant for a more mature users.

New looks, new technical solutions. Piaggio typhoon now boasts a new frame and 12” wheels, to soak up bumps better and for improved stability. Also new is the 2-valve 125 cc engine, with plenty of performance for tackling any traffic conditions with complete confidence.

With a choice of two modern, clean and eager engines, the typhoon offers different solutions for exhilarating fun even when carving through the daily urban jungle. With an ideal torque curve the 125 cc 4-stroke version of the typhoon can even take extraurban dual carriageways safely in its stride. With the exuberant 50 cc 2-stroke engine the piaggio typhoon is light and nimble, making it the perfect urban sprinter.

Ideal for cruising and fun

2013 Piaggio Typhoon 50 Exterior
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  • new, fuel efficient four-stroke, four-valve 50cc motor
  • amazingly low fuel consumption: 144 mpg
  • 14” alloy wheels for agility and stability—far superior to steel
  • front disc brake
  • underseat storage for helmet
  • largest fuel tank in its class

Get up to 144 mpg ( 61 km/l) and reach speeds up to 40 mph (64 km/h) on the all-new piaggio typhoon 50, available now at piaggio dealerships.

Max. Speed: 40 mph
Gas mileage: 144 mpg
Displacement: 49 cc

Gas tank: 1.9 gallons
Seat height: 30.3
Max. Speed: 64 km/h
Fuel consumption: 61 km/l
Displacement: 49

Gas tank: 7 litres
Seat height: 770 mm


2013 Piaggio Typhoon 50 High Resolution Exterior
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Engine type 4-stroke 4-valve
Cylinder capacity 49 cc
Bore x stroke 39mm/41,35mm
Max power at shaft 3.4 kw at 9,500 rpm
Max torque 3.8 nm at 8,000 rpm
Max speed 40 mph
Fuel tank capacity 1.9
Gas mileage 144 mpg
Distribution Sohc
Cooling system Air
Lubrication Wet sump
Ignition Electronic
Gears ’Twist ’n go’ automatic cvt
Clutch Automatic centrifugal dry clutch
Chassis High-strength steel single cradle
Front suspension Telescopic hydraulic fork, stroke: 76 mm
Rear suspension Single hydraulic shock absorber, stroke: 86mm
Front brake 220 mm disc brake with two-piston floating caliper
Rear brake 140 mm drum brake
Front tire Tubeless, 120/70 14"
Rear tire Tubeless, 120/70 14"
Length 76.3
Width 38.3
Wheelbase 53.1
Seat height 30.3
Dry weight 242
Type approval Epa and carb
Colors Neptune blue, shiny black
Price $1,899
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