Aprilia Scarabeo — Owner Reviews Motor Scooter Guide

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Aprilia Scarabeo 200


1999 SCARABEO 50 2T

Milage: 5000 10,000 Miles

Likes: wheels, durability, appearance

Lack of storage (easily

Review: “ I am the third of this spicy Italian. It has through two college tours and is reliable and actually looks — albeit with a patina. The components are still at 14 years old, which well for original design and

I bartered for it, but it appears these will hold their if you don’t trash it.

This is not my driver. It can sit for weeks and will without having to disassemble and If the battery drains the kickstart it up quickly.

The cold start lever is there when I it. It is kept inside protected the elements, that helps a

Maintenance is relatively easy and are available online and not outrageou$. I my mechanical skills and resources above average. The dealership is since gone, but Indy will be able to work on scoot.

I live in the older of an urban area. The Scarabeo 50 2T the brick street imperfections and feels safe even on streets. The 30 inch seat gives better (safer) vision. The 6 inch ground keeps it from bottoming out and options other daschund scooters can not use.

If I get off the pavement it rather well on softer The brakes are good. The power is for urban adventures. The fuel is great.

I fabricated and mounted a rack with an insulated to solve the stowage/transport deficiency. It can fit two of milk and a bag of groceries, safely me. My wife struggles to place it on the stand and so she sticks with her Spree instead. She could it well with a sidestand

The locking glovebox is trick. wallet easily stow in Almost every time out on it I get positive comments and I think scooters have wheel but won’t admit it.

Don’t you envy is one of the most complex of

I have owned Sprees and and ridden Vespas and Ruckus The Aprilia Scarabeo 50 2T fits my as a fun reliable affordable durable urban intermittent errand/occasional internal combustion smile Ride one you may agree and get past envy thing!”

2002 SCARABEO 150

Milage: +30,000 Miles

Appearance, handling, reliability, power

Dislikes: None

“ I purchased my 2002 150 scooter new and proceeded to put 32,000 thirty two thousand) miles on it 4 years commuting on San Francisco’s 101 most days of the week. The is very well made excellent fit and finish. My commute of 17 miles each way of congested running, on average, at about 55

The Scarabeo 150 proved highly at the higher speeds and still maneuverable around town.

is sufficient for a single rider and is ok two up riding at 60 mph. Around with two passengers you can easily up with traffic.

Mileage was 72 mpg with a single rider on daily highway commutes, with more city or with a passenger, but the fuel ensures you will not have to up frequently. When you do stop, be for people to come up and ask what the is, how you like it, etc. as it is a sculpted piece of art after all.

Reliability: I meticulously maintain my and routinely washed the bike, it twice a year, and housed it in my I did all the routine service, used oil and only had a few problems during time: the fuel tank hose broke at its plastic — a straight forward Not so easy for me, and a problem for the earlier a piece of the carburetor’s metal broke off and got sucked inside the

The bike dies when happens but the mechanic was able to get it out of the repair the carb and get the scooter up and without too much down Other then that, the on the wheels and front forks after about 20,000 but that is only cosmetic.

I foolishly sold it for a larger BV 500, which, while was not nearly as well put together, and was designed from a servicing Luckily, 5 years later and I sold the Piaggio BV 500 (only I ever sold without I was able to track down the and bought the Scarabeo back. had mechanical difficulty (damaged cam bearings at 33,000 miles) and did not put miles on after that.

It is now 2013) at the San Francisco Aprilia undergoing a mild restoration. a complete body repaint, all new cables, tires and replacing else that is needed, a full service, it will be as new ready for another 32,000+

And it will be even more that it was when I bought it. the new Scarabeos from Aprilia, good bikes, simply do not the look or presence that classics (too early?) do, model will only to turn heads as its design gracefully. In truth, it was a classic the it touched our shores.”

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