Piaggio MP3 300ie Hybrid — First Look

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Piaggio MP3 300 Hybrid

Piaggio MP3 300ie Hybrid – Look A three-wheel plug-in for the

Piaggio’s three-wheeled scooter, the is apparently conquering the hearts and of motorists at a slower rate hoped. This is surprising, the objective merits of this vehicle and, specifically, its front end, which two wheels that steer and

Whereas many scooters are on Flash Gordon styling but engineered, the MP3 is light years especially in active safety and of use by non-experienced riders. On a wet road, no vehicle can match the surefooted-ness of an

Despite the market’s lukewarm Piaggio is determined to promote the MP3 by to broaden the range of models above all, making the MP3 a technological showcase. Outstanding safety and dynamic qualities are the beginning.

A pair of hybrids the latest evolutionary step. The MP3 Hybrid, powered by a 15-horsepower, 124cc four-… Single to a high-torque electric motor, was a because, despite substantially low-end response, overall remained tame.

The new MP3 300ie Hybrid has much potential. For starters, it’s a plug-in hybrid. The gasoline is the latest sohc 278cc Quasar, a very compact and unit capable of 22.5 hp at rpm and 17.7 ft.-lb. peak at 5750 rpm.

The brushless, electric motor fits in the hub of the wheel and delivers 3.5 hp and, importantly, 11 ft.-lb. of torque.

These combined energies a total of 25 hp at 7500 rpm, torque goes up to 20.3 at 3500 rpm. The electric is fed by a 4 kW pack of lithium-ion batteries 1.1 kW/h and recharged by the gasoline a braking energy-recovery system or a 12-volt outlet.

The rider can from four power Hybrid Power (full Hybrid Charge (when levels are low), pure or electric reverse (for of maneuvering). Claimed range on electric propulsion is 12 miles at 20 A complete re-charge using the power cord takes 3 hours.

Compared to the standard MP3 300ie, the delivers more low-end for quicker stoplight take-offs and ability to negotiate steep Top-end performance isn’t because the absence of a transmission the electric motor and rear makes the motor spin too at speed, drastically reducing its

Further, the Hybrid weighs a 567 lb. about 30 more than the MP3 and that takes its toll on since the lithium-ion batteries are high in the trunk under the In typical urban use, fuel efficiency doubles—up to miles per gallon—and emissions are by 50 percent.

Converted from Euros to suggested retail price for the MP3 Hybrid is $9790. According to U.S. availability for both the 125 and versions of the MP3 is awaiting EPA homologation.

Piaggio MP3 300 Hybrid
Piaggio MP3 300 Hybrid
Piaggio MP3 300 Hybrid
Piaggio MP3 300 Hybrid
Piaggio MP3 300 Hybrid
Piaggio MP3 300 Hybrid

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