One of the oldest names in the scooter industry is the Vespa motor scooter. It has been manufactured since 1946 and has remained one of the most demanded scooters on the market until today. There are numerous models of Vespa motor scooters ranging in size from 50cc to 200cc.
While electric scooters come in two, three or four-wheel models the Vespa is all about the power. One of the scooters has a 200cc engine and is considered one of the fastest, most powerful Vespa scooters ever made. With a liquid cooled, four stroke, four valve engine, and its powerful engine has the ability to pass any kind of traffic it may encounter. With the larger, more powerful engine, the Vespa motor scooter is very quietly and emits extremely low levels of pollution.
On some scooters there is 12 inch wheel equipped with both front and rear hydraulic disc brakes. It comes with a good deal of storage space, where even two open faced helmets that can be stored under the seat plus a glove compartment when numerous extras can be stored. Many Vespa scooters are good for commuting, and while they aren’t as powers as some other brands of Vespa, they are quite a gas saver and amazingly fun to drive. When you surround yourself with the Vespa motor scooter style, performance and safety, it is both fun and functional.
Vespa scooters have been recognized for their painted, pressed steel unibody from their original release. The unibody merges a complete cowling for the engine, enclosing the mechanism and hiding grease and dirt. In addition, there is a flat floorboard for foot protection, a prominent front fairing that gives wind protection and is considered a very stable unit. With all of that the Vespa motor scooter remains endearing as well as durable.
Globally successful, the Vespa motor scooter has enjoyed a noteworthy popularity and has become a symbol of stylish personal transportation. The United States scooter market has expanded immensely over the last few years due mainly to American consumer’s reaction to gas price increases. They are looking at the scooter as a stylish alternative to higher prices automobiles and find the smaller size great for navigating city streets and suburban roads.
Once you get your scooter, you will bond and in a way inherit the personality traits of each other. You will ride with the freedom of a freewheeling, intrepid soul as your Vespa carries you on a wonderful adventure of speed and maneuverability. The wind in your hair, air rushing by your ears as you zip past curious onlookers – it will be a rid that feels like absolute freedom. You will zip effortlessly in and out of congested traffic.
One of the added bonuses comes in helping to reduce gas emissions and protect the environment. Vespa scooters that can achieve speeds between 40 mph and 100 mph get fuel economy as good as 70 mpg. As you whisk along at an incredible 60 miles per our, you will use a meager two and one half gallons of gasoline per 150 miles of road travel.