Weekend Fun: Piaggio’s MP3 – Three Wheel Scooter
Piaggio, the scooter company that launched of the first Vespa model in 1946, has announced a three-wheel scooter, the Piaggio MP3. The Piaggio MP3’s dual front wheels offer a unique scooter proposition by increasing road grip and stability.
The two independent, tilting front wheels of the MP3 re-define the very concept of ride stability to provide a completely new riding experience.
â€¢ High-tensile steel tube frame
â€¢ Parallelogram suspension
â€¢ Tilt steering mechanism – up to 40Â°
â€¢ 12â€ wheels with large tires â€” 120/70 front, 130/70 rear
â€¢ Singlearm suspension with two dual effect hydraulic shock absorbers, a helicoidal spring and four-position preload
â€¢ 240 mm Linked brakes
The Piaggio MP3 comes equipped with the Quasar 250, an all-new Piaggio four-stroke, four-valve, liquid-cooled engine. The new Quasar electronic injection series is the result of the Piaggio engine divisionâ€™s commitment to creating a truly top quality, environment-friendly engine. The advanced closed loop injection with a Lambda sensor, together with a three-way catalytic converter and electronic ignition control system, considerably reduces emissions as well as fuel consumption and provides immediate throttle response.
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