2014 Vespa 946 motorcycle review @ Top Speed

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Aprilia Leonardo 125
Aprilia Leonardo 125


year: 2014 Vespa Engine: Single 4 …, with catalytic and eletronic fuel injection, overhead camshaft — 3 (2 intake, 1 exhaust) Transmission: CVT Energy: Electronic Fuel (EFI) Displacement: 155 cc Top Speed: 57 mph


Posted on 03.3.2014 by Sulthoni

With its retro relaxed riding position and engine, the Vespa 946 is a fairly scooter that is perfectly for the requirements of the city traffic.

At the of the Vespa 946 sits a 155 cc, single 4 … engine with converter and eletronic fuel It is mated to an automatic CVT transmission and a maximum speed of 57 Mph (93 Km/H). The is fueled by a 2.2 Gallons (8.5 fuel tank and delivers an of up to 117 Mpg (Up To 50 Km / L).

The scooter’s stopping power is by 220 mm dual-disk brakes which are with a two-channel ABS.

features worthy of being include ASR electronic traction a full LCD multifunction instrument 12 inch wheels and LED headlights and

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from the future

Unique as the in which it was born, 2013. The of the design endows even the impersonal function with and individuality.The Vespa 946 is a pure of a style synonymous, in the minds of of travellers and devotees, with of movement and expression. A far-sighted of sustainable mobility, whose and substance crystallise the fundamental and dynamic values of the history of the

Made for distinction

The Vespa 946 is to man’s measure. And to the measure of the Low consumption and reduced emissions.

digital instrumentation.A throbbing heart, perfect for long and city travel.Superior construction to make it a winner on every the means to reach every

Eco-sustainable by vocation.

The way to guard imitations is to look beyond the future. The Vespa 946 has ABS braking and ASR control. The 4-… 125 cc monocylinder is a response to requirements that may be nascent.

And it guarantees the best in its category. Electronic injection, distribution, reduced friction and fluid dynamics sharply consumptionand emissions, establishing a new over and beyond current

Conceived through passion

luxury is realising a more and fascinating dream every Today the Vespa 946 re-affirms its It enhances the classical values of the shape of the handlebar, the proportions of the the plunging curves of the saddle all from the earliest drawings. detail reflects a choice and a to Italian-style production.

A craftsman’s in a futuristic dimension.


The was conceived with the rider as its and stylistic focus, and with detail reflecting its aeronautical It was a unique project, light ahead of its time and its world, a where form was truly at the of functionality.

Today, the Vespa 946 makes its as the archetypal Vespa of the new generations, a example of continuous re-invention in a of constant evolution.

The Vespa 946 the legacy of a humanistic approach to design, where man is both the and the heart of the creative idea.

An to the development and subsequent production of a object that could have been generated by the tradition for design, technical and manufacturing excellence.

So the Vespa 946 from a blank sheet of with man at the centre of attention. Leonardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian the human body is the key to every to every measurement, its proportions inscribed within the perfect shapes of a circle and a square.

as a precious work of Renaissance but produced with the leading of the 21st Century, the Vespa 946 is to measure. For man. And for the universe.

fuel consumption and emissions, instruments, a state-of-the-art beating heart perfectly geared to distances and to the metropolitan environment; all is combined with exclusive in a construction process of the highest for a project that is quite unique and a vehicle without in the history of transport.

The world as a

Created to make an entire mobile, the Vespa put the whole into a higher gear as it its appearance on the roads of every uniting young people every culture and every through a common passion. The truly global mobility the Vespa became a trait between the generations, establishing a for itself in the most diverse environments, fostering specific phenomena in each particular in which it gradually became a key and distinguishing feature.

It was at the forefront of the in social attitudes, music and young people. It accompanied the nations in their development. It their progress in times of prosperity.

And today, at every it is one of the most popular and best-known products.

Created to play a role in a world experiencing change, the Vespa 946 is a highly object, an expression of the digital that is transforming the planet.

And like its famous progenitor, the 946 begins its journey to every of the planet from Tuscany, the pride of an all-Italian research, and production centre. Style, safety and respect for the environment the Vespa 946 into the Olympus of with a universal perspective.


The story of the Vespa is a of continuous technical and stylistic ever since the very models made their the world’s most famous has evolved to anticipate social From one model to the next, the were sometimes minimal, more important, but they always kept faith the original idea that cutting-edge technology and riding should be the cornerstones of the project.

In more than sixty the Vespa story does, present a number of turning moments of more significant These milestones in the evolution of the would influence subsequent for generations.

One such milestone in 1955 with the Vespa GS, the Vespa discovered an aptitude for a capacity for stunning performance. were the years when ’n’ roll was coming over America, the age of a generation enamoured of and the Vespa, always a vantage from which to observe a society, interpreted their and needs to perfection.

Another was the Vespa PX, in 1978. As the 1970s to a close, the younger generations longing to travel, to step their boundaries. They a two-wheeler delivering enhanced breaking the mould with modern lines, geared to a that was racing towards the and technological revolution of a decade by the missions of the Columbia Space

The Vespa PX was the scooter of that it set the style for a number of subsequent families and spearheaded the brand’s commercial success, with than three million

Today, the Vespa 946 makes its as a new model destined to become a in the Vespa epic. The digital is forcing the whole human to rethink its values and reflect as it to cross a line beyond nothing will ever be the again. The Vespa 946 is a protagonist of rapidly changing world, the distinguishing features of its origins to itself as a champion of modern and cutting-edge style and technology.

Vespa 946 Key Features:

• Tradition and Sheet steel body aluminium parts: handlebar, support, side panels, mudguard, rear-mirror supports.

• safety: 220 mm dual-disk brake, ABS braking, ASR electronic traction Large 12 wheels, modular alloy wheel rims.

• and fuel economy: 125 cc 3V engine, injection, best-in-class fuel and emissions.

• Technology and style: LED with heat dissipation LED tail light and indicators, LCD multifunction instrument panel.

Vespa 946 Features and Benefits:

Re-inventing the future

The legendary line has gone down in the of design. A few brilliant pen-strokes one of the symbols of Italian creativity and a never-ending story of extraordinary A modern epic of pleasure and the to travel, in unmistakeable style, any road in the world.

Visually, the 946 the flair and inventiveness that the original idea for the Vespa. the stunning lines of the first with a monocoque frame, there is advanced technology, in the pursuit of user- and eco-friendliness. the MP6 prototype from which it its inspiration, the Vespa 946 is a direct of the best contemporary technology.

The model of the start of a new age.

The MP6 was conceived as a pure line, of the constraints imposed by industrialisation, not yet by the construction decisions that later influence the shape of the

The concepts that inspired limpidity of form have reprised and enhanced thanks to the offered, almost seventy later, by today’s modern and advanced production processes.

The … back of the Vespa 946 is by the bold elegance of the suspended Only a sophisticated aluminium could provide the necessary and ensure the aesthetic lightness of The Vespa 946 is the result of this interplay between the designer’s board and technological expertise in the use of materials.

The monocoque frame has the of a modern piece of sculpture.

The at the Piaggio Style Centre has important and innovative work on the and sections of the scooter. While true to the smooth lines every Vespa must they have introduced elements to spread the light an alternating sequence of concave and forms, affirming the general yet investing the 946 with a new and entirely dynamism. With its … panels, the … frame vaguely biomorphous and absolutely

The Vespa 946 2013 Collection be available in Black and White and named Ricordo Italiano. of the series will terminate at the end of the — the Vespa 946 2014 is already on the drawing board to ensure that Vespa 946 built in 2013 will be unique, unrepeatable products.

The 946 makes a clean break the forms of the current — and — Vespa families. always been divided small-body models (the LX and S series) and large-body models GTS and GTV), the Vespa now introduces an new vehicle that pays to classical precepts, yet interrupts the evolution of the scooter’s design in a of fascinating return to the future.

As in the story of the Vespa, the frame is a body — now enhanced aluminium elements, notably the and the side panels — also acts as a bearing housing the engine, the transmission and all the parts.

Construction excellence and of the highest quality set the Vespa 946 from every other in the world. The use of aluminium is a contributing in the realisation of an aesthetically stunning and helps reduce the vehicle’s weight, thereby raising efficiency.

The Vespa 946 distils the of the Vespa scooters that preceded it over the years, combining the best features of the Vespa families. The wheelbase, than that of the great confirms this is an important and vehicle. But the lightweight line and angle similar to the small-body LX exceptional agility.

The all-aluminium mudguard provides a classically cover for the 12 wheel. The rear is also 12. The modular aluminium rims, whose gills are a to the historic drum brake on the first Vespas, are the largest fitted on a Vespa scooter, enhancing the 946.

The dual-disk braking system is for maximum safety, and completed by a ABS governed by a control unit special software.

A masterpiece of manufacturing

Details like handlebar grips, aluminium fitted manually one by one on the steel a dedicated production line resembles a couturier’s atelier than an assembly line: the 946 is built with the skill of the piece by piece, with work taking pride of as on all the best Italian luxury

The Vespa 946 assembly shop is a new department, employing state-of-the-art and organisation principles. The assembly is one of a kind: designed specifically for milestone in the history of the Vespa, it an impressive combination of cutting-edge technologies and the attention to detail of craftsmen. Each 946 is hosted on its own Guided Vehicle island which transports it to the various stations by moving automatically a magnetically guided track, avoiding all overhead and permanent structures.

At the work stations, the anchored to a mechanical arm, can be and freely turned through axes, without causing any to the body. This gives the full access to the various maximises ergonomic operation and the manual accuracy required by top-quality handcrafted product.

The 946 began life as a luxury starting with the development of the used in its construction: even the of the dies was a painstaking process of and simulations.

2,320 mm of arc welding and 320 spots on the frame are required to the metal body of the Vespa testimony to an unrivalled level of excellence. A similar quantity of together with exclusive for the new Vespa, were developed in the

The production of the aluminium castings the formulation of special technical both for the …-casting process and for the shop. A similar level of care was devoted to handling with the precise definition of and packaging to protect the semi-finished and parts that make up the 946.

The quality of the materials and work is monitored continuously, at production phase, and the outstanding of the finished scooter is guaranteed by a of rigorous and entirely innovative procedures.

The finished Vespa is on a wooden pallet on which it be shipped, entirely enclosed in a wrapper.

The precious 946 is accompanied by a kit for the owner, which includes a Log (an elegant volume illustrating the of the Vespa 946 and its unique design and features, personalised with the scooter’s chassis number and data), an instruction and maintenance and the warranty.

The box also contains a aluminium cover to enhance the where the saddle is attached to the this distinctive aesthetic is installed when the 946 is delivered to the The cover is personalised with a phrase, Ricordo Italiano the distinguishing mark of the 2013 -, and the production year. Inside, it is with the scooter’s barcode and ID code.

The kit is the final detail making of this highly prized destined to go down in history and to in value over time, a exclusive experience.

A technical gem

The suspension of the Vespa 946 employs the wishbone suspension arm, a feature of the Vespa from the first model, while an solution has been developed for the For the first time in the history of scooter, the rear suspension of a gas-filled shock absorber five-position adjustable preloading, horizontally with a sophisticated rebound system. This it possible to achieve the pure, look of the Vespa 946 rear.

The are another distinguishing feature of the 946. The headlamp uses LED technology and is fitted with a dissipation system. The tail and the smart blinker lights recessed into the body so as not to the line of the scooter — are full LED, as is the technologically multifunctional instrument panel.

The on an aluminium support, is a remarkable of design, gracefully enhancing the look of the Vespa 946, delivering maximum functionality. to the body by means of a cast support, the saddle, which accommodates a passenger, is handmade in a pre-waterproofed fabric.

The Vespa 946 the innovative ASR electronic traction system to prevent the rear from sliding due to loss of An exclusive technological advance of the Group, implemented for the first on the

A contemporary eco-sustainable heart

The 946 also provides a window on the of engine technology.

The pulsating of the Vespa 946 is a state-of-the-art engine the development lines for tomorrow’s lower fuel consumption and a reduction in acoustic and exhaust

The 4-…, 3-valve, 125 cc monocylinder engine with electronic injection is the cutting edge of Group scooter engine

The engine was designed, developed and entirely in Pontedera, at the Piaggio largest facility, one of the most and advanced engine research, and production centres in the world. The taken on by the Group is to meet the of an increasingly exacting client products that, in addition to reliability and safety, led the field in

To enhance engine performance and lower fuel consumption and a detailed study was conducted to friction and improve the fluid

The innovative 3-valve timing on the Vespa 946 engine optimises the swirl and tumble motion and the of the spark plug, to improve the of the combustion process and ensure cooling inside the cylinder

Bearings have been for all moving parts to minimise the roller rocker arms for silent operation and better efficiency, the camshaft, like the drive unit, is on bearings.

In the for the best performance/consumption ratio, timing is the most effective since it improves intake, greater engine efficiency respect to conventional 2-valve

The cooling system was carefully to enhance performance, and secure a reduction in noise and power

The injection system is cutting in terms of functionality and rideability, automatic idling control and fuel mixture management a lambda probe. The 3-dimensional titre and injection timing are managed by a latest-generation control Together with the three-way converter, this guarantees compliance with Euro3 and anticipates increasingly stringent regulations governing reduction of emissions.

Performance in terms of horsepower (8.5 kW at 8,750 and torque (9.6 Nm at 7,750 put the new 125 3V Vespa 946 engine at the top of its class.

these superior performance excellent results have been achieved in terms of consumption: the Vespa 946 offers a of up to 50 km on a litre of petrol. Vehicle now scheduled at 10,000 km, keep costs for the new 3V engine very

Accessories and riders collection

A of this calibre had to be accompanied by an of outstanding accessories. Handlebar and saddles in real leather, a little windshield, a chrome rack to hold the leather case not only enhance the of the Vespa 946, they add touches of style. Designed and with the same craftsmanship as the itself, the accessories line includes aluminium covers for the wheel and the under-saddle, and protective for the rider’s legs and hands in

The Vespa 946 is available with the Multimedia Platform (VMP) for of a smartphone to the Vespa 946 electronic transforming the device screen an on-board computer to display in addition to the data provided by the range of standard instruments, the rider to anomalies such as wear or low pressure, provide and route information.

A lycra cover for the Vespa 946 enhances the lines of the most precious when the scooter is stationary.

fibre helmets, leather holders personalised with the 946 logo, and a collection of polo t-shirts and hoodies are available for owners eager to show off the elegance of the Vespa brand.

The to enhance the Vespa 946 with exclusive details will a privilege and a further exercise in The mark of a distinctive personality: the even more than the

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