Test Aprilia Scarabeo 500

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Aprilia Scarabeo 250

Test Aprilia Scarabeo 500

inspired by the Piaggio Beverly, the new Scarabeo 500 is losing its overweight in of safer behavior and playful. He won under-seat storage, meets 3 and is displayed below €

… As at Piaggio Vespa, is an independent brand in Aprilia. range, from 50 to 500 cm3, its success to unparalleled lines and large wheels that it a great look. The new 500 remains to this style Scarabeo, but new solutions to make life more pleasant.

The biggest of a large-wheeled scooter, we know, is the storage it offers. Despite its size and large 16-inch in front and 14 inch rear, the new Scarabeo 500 offers a safe the seat much wider the old model … and for good This equipment was missing the old high-end brand.

Depth of 15 cm, this new compartment can a helmet and rain suit or a small suitcase to A3.

Nothing in appearance, but a record in any case on a with big wheels! Still, the 45 top box, optional, remains in our essential to avoid a backpack or Another feature of this is the kind of car theft proposed in a system that, in case of blocks the engine electronics and a high-intensity siren.

The system switches 50 seconds after the ignition key or operated remote the same that is used to the seat. Side protection at least with regard to the of Scarabeo, it is important to point out a in two parts that can be set manually via a mechanism.

Practical aspects in the cross

Compared to the old version, the Aprilia 500 is distinguished at first sight by a finer line, even if it the features that characterize the house. Closer to a 250 cm3 as a maxi it seems almost more for drivers with little and leaves mostly guessing agility in urban areas. It be said that the power / ratio announced by the manufacturer kg dry for 39 hp.

At 7500 r / min) appears, at on paper, the most interesting The engine, a single cylinder original, has been redesigned side (it is by electronic fuel to meet Euro 3 standards and has a shaft to reduce vibration. The is in turn changed drastically in the details, and overall is more than the previous version.

On the road, thanks to its weight and for the relatively small engine, the Scarabeo 500 shown Great and is much more stable high speed. But it is especially we returned to turn it behaves accurate and reassuring. Of course, as large-wheeled scooters, management has a little tendency “to (especially in roundabouts), but overall the end is more rigid labor more effective.

Just enough weight and

Aprilia Scarabeo 250

Acceleration is for their consistent and originally a red light or when a vehicle, the Scarabeo displays the opulence of its displacement, including a Without hesitation or vibration, the will take you without to a speed exceeding 150 km / h … for city use or highway! The driving is good despite the unique for the feet, as control ergonomics and in general.

The seat height of 780 mm will fit most of the templates placing the Scarabeo on the main is extremely easy (even a it happens). Of note, however, in of finish, generally acceptable, a lock that was struggling to on a number of test models. The consists of three discs, is of type, the left lever the front and rear calipers, the only the second front

Biting fairly well and very effective in normal it nevertheless tends to lose of its efficiency in heavy use.


The Aprilia Scarabeo 500 is a maxi scooter with wheels, with the advantages and inherent in this type of Stable and comfortable, it also a weight and a content template compared with that of his which is not without interest in the The engine availability, good and seriousness of the chassis and can travel confidence.

Its direct rival is obviously the Beverly 500, but the arrival on the 400 cm3 of the same model might the cards, particularly at the level of With a selling price € 6,000, the Scarabeo a bargain against big GT scooters.

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