2013 Kymco Xciting 500i ABS: Scooting Redefined RoadRUNNER Motorcycle…

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Kymco Xciting 500i

2013 Kymco Xciting ABS: Scooting Redefined

David Burbach • Florian Neuhauser

Most are designed with one task in commuting, and it is a role that them well. There however, some scoots are capable of much more, some for whom words “highway” or “tour” aren’t so One of these is the Kymco Xciting ABS.

Powertrain and Performance

The flagship of Kymco’s U.S. is powered by a modern, fuel-injected, liquid-cooled single that a claimed 38 horsepower. Though figure isn’t huge by standards, it’s quite for a scooter. When departing a the 500i does so with though not necessarily with acceleration.

At idle, the motor the usual vibration associated having one cylinder, but as RPMs to rise, the oscillation evens out Speeds in excess of 75 mph are attained difficulty and are surprisingly comfortable to impressive smoothness from the big

At highway speeds, the Xciting has enough passing power to confidence, and extended stays on the slab are remarkably effortless. around town is where two-wheeler really shines. The CVT Variable Transmission) does a job of keeping you in the engine’s power and the linear throttle response the 500i supremely easy to

Chassis and Handling

The suspension set up is a telescopic fork up front and adjustable dual shocks out For such a big heavy scooter pounds wet), the Kymco is nimble. Its relatively small (15-inch front and 14-inch and wide handlebar give it a radius that will put about any motorcycle to shame.

Kymco Xciting 500i
Kymco Xciting 500i

It’s able to lean too; during some mountain riding, various protrusions scraped the asphalt times. All the while, the chassis composed and predictable. You can pick line and consistently place the big just where you intend to.

the Xciting’s corner carving come at the expense of some quality. Potholes (and lesser bumps in the road) are straight through the steel to your posterior. I found surveying the road ahead than usual for potential

Though these road aren’t very comfortable, they don’t disturb the stability in the least.

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For the complete article of the impression(s) and technical specifications, purchase the July/August 2013 issue.

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