Piaggio MP3 500 Review

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Piaggio MP3 250

Three-wheeled scooter for extra

The Piaggio MP3 500’s three-wheeled may look odd, reviews say but it may also make this easier and more stable for and more fun for experienced riders.

The scooter’s two front wheels are closely together, with a suspension that allows to lean, bank and turn as if were a single wheel. testers say it feels slightly (like a very fat tire in one says), while others say the MP3 500 feels just like a two-wheeled scooter, only better stability, traction, and braking.

Perhaps the most entertaining of the MP3 is its ability to corner, says Wasef, About.com’s guide to Once you get over your inclination to avoid high turns, those two front create an exhilarating ride and lean angles of 40 degrees excellent grip.

The Piaggio MP3 500 also does a cool reviews say: It can sit upright on its own at thanks to its locking suspension. As you to a stop, the lock-suspension light blinking at 3 mph. If you lock the the scooter stays upright; you start moving again, the unlocks automatically. You don’t to use this feature, but testers it.

It also makes the Piaggio MP3 500 easy to park when with the parking brake, say.

Piaggio also less expensive, less MP3 scooter models — the MP3 250 (MSRP: $7,200) and MP3 400 (MSRP: — but critics recommend the MP3 500 often. It can handle short heavy commuting or long, rides equally well, Arv Voss of the San Francisco Chronicle.

Piaggio MP3 250

The Piaggio MP3 500 is as heavy as the Honda Wing (MSRP: $8,500 to the critics’ top choice for a large suitable for riding long Both scooters use an easy-to-drive continuously variable transmission But the Piaggio MP3 500’s engine (a 493 cc, liquid-cooled single-cylinder) isn’t as powerful as the Honda Silver 582 cc two-cylinder engine.

The two-cylinder the Silver Wing less than a single-cylinder, experts One tester notices that the MP3 500 a little rough after 100 miles of straight driving, a that never pops up the Silver Wing. The MP3 500’s top is 89 mph; Honda doesn’t a top speed for the Silver Wing, but say it does 90 mph with ease.

Unlike the Honda Silver the Piaggio MP3 500 scooter doesn’t antilock brakes (ABS), experts say is a worthwhile feature. estimates the MP3 500’s fuel at 55 to 57 mpg, which is better the 46 mpg one tester observed with the Wing.

Basem Wasef, About.com’s to motorcycles, and Alfonse Palaima at both provide thorough reviews of the Piaggio MP3 500. Arv at the San Francisco Chronicle reviews the MP3 500 its smaller sibling, the MP3 400. review is short, but it includes observations, especially for small

The MP3 500 gets an award at ScooterMaxi.com, but not a review.

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