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Aprilia Scarabeo 125
Aprilia Scarabeo 125

Aprilia Scarabeo 200

The Italian Aprilia. now part of the Piaggio has been producing a line of Scarabeo scooters (from 50 to since 1993. Their feature is a very polished, Italian neo-retro design hints of Vespa ‘s creations.


The Scarabeo 125 out to new riders

Less intimidating the old model, this Scarabeo 125 can be for beginners. Its large 16 wheels a very stable ride excessively reducing maneuverability in traffic. A firm hand is to set the bike on its trajectory, but there is no cause for concern, especially the scooter’s slimlines allow to thread their way between without difficulty.

Another noteworthy advantage for is the standard combined braking which allows them to with one hand; there is little danger of wheel even in wet weather. Indeed, use of the brake lever (which the front and back brakes is sufficient for braking in most the right-hand lever is reserved for stops.

Stability and comfort

We found the new 125 to be an easy-to-drive, comfortable scooter. attention has been paid to the as can be attested by its quality performance on uneven surfaces and tight This makes up for the saddle, may seem a little firm to with sensitive posteriors.

The standard windshield is somewhat in terms of protection, but it at least has the advantage of not obscuring the rider’s during rainy weather

Although comfortably seated, are likely to bemoan the very footrests which are too narrow to for good support.

New twin cam engine

With latest Scarabeo 125 comes a new single-cylinder four-… four-valve with double overhead cam heads, designed in tandem parent company Piaggio. carburettor-fuelled engine runs to a of 15 hp and conforms to the latest EURO 3

Aprilia Scarabeo 125
Aprilia Scarabeo 125

However, when we tested it we characteristics typical of Piaggio engines (which power, others, the previous version of the Relatively lethargic at low revs, its doesn’t really disappear about 40 km/h (25 mph). On the hand it becomes much between 50 km/h (30 mph) and 100 (60 mph) with reassuring even in the fast lane.

Its top speed is probably around 110 (70 mph), with average consumption of 4l/100km.

In comparison, the SH, hands-down best-seller in this rides better at low and mid revs, but it is not as swift on the open road.


Unlike the previous 125, the new version has an underseat compartment. This, however, is of proportions due to the space taken up by the large wheels: it will hold one small Jet helmet a visor.

To improve carrying capacity, an top box can be fitted on the rear luggage Also worth mentioning are the floor — practical for large loads, like big bags — and the glovebox on the panel.

The instrumentation provides all the information with, in addition to all the displays, two tripometers, a clock, an temperature gauge, a service and battery charge level

Aprilia Scarabeo 125

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