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Piaggio Typhoon Special Edition


In addition to the parent company of Vespa and a few scooter brands (Aprilia, and Derbi), Piaggio also a line of scooters under own name. Piaggio’s line of enables them to target of the traditional Vespa audience, diluting the Vespa brand. speaking, Vespa’s are high end styled monoque bodied while Piaggio models are more affordably with a few bells and whistles and have looks, plastic body and tube frames.

Piaggio to the USA as ‘Piaggio USA’ operating ‘Piaggio Group Americas’ which also runs USA, Aprilia USA etc and it entirely by Piaggio global. Piaggio American’s returned to the USA just the new millennium with their brand, but the Piaggio branded had to wait a few more years 2003.

PGA upset a lot of existing and enthusiasts when they not to use existing dealers and their but rather go their own route new higher end boutiques. Conversely, in the situation was quite different. and Piaggio models were imported by a privately owned CSC Scooter Corporation) from to 2009. In late 2009, contract with Piaggio and due to some politics it was not renewed.

Accordingly, PGA now runs things in as well under the name Canada.

Piaggio returned to America selling Vespa’s in but it wasn’t until the 2003 year that Piaggio began importing models their own name to the USA market. 2003 debut line up the large wheeled BV 200 (above) and the LT 50 and LT 150 scooters.

The LT scooters didn’t long in North America Piaggio USA dropping them 2004. Piaggio expanded line up considerably for 2005 by the BV 500, X9 maxi-scooter, Fly 150 and Typhoon below in order mentioned). The was sold in a regular model and a edition ‘Norman Haas’

Piaggio’s only lineup for 2005 was the addition of a 250 variant of the BV. The new BV 250 a 244cc variant of Piaggio’s motor, unlike the BV 200 which an oversized 198cc LEADER These motors were with the Vespa GT200 / respectively.

The biggest news for was Piaggio’s return to the Canadian Their original line up that of Piaggio USA.

The wheeled MP3 250 is able to lean corners despite having two up front thanks to its neat front geometry. Piaggio added the 50cc version of Fly scooter. For its debut year, the Fly 50 a 2-… engine, but this be the only it would get this

Larger 400 and 500 versions of the MP3 were for 2008 using Piaggio’s

engine. The 500 version had a different as it was actually sold as a Gilera overseas, while the MP43 400 just like the MP3 250. The BV 200 was for 2008, leaving the 250 and 500 variants of the BV in line.

The other change for was a switch in motors for the Fly 50. The Fly 50 originally a peppy 2-… motor was shared with Vespa’s ET2 50, but for 2008 Piaggio substituted in a peppy but more fuel and lower emitting 4-… This gave them first 4-… 50cc in North America.

Piaggio their aging and slow X9 maxi scooter for 2009, its run at four years. The 2-… also was dropped, likely due to emissions regulations than sales.

For 2012, Piaggio USA is bringing the Typhoon with a 125cc engine and a sharp new look. The was redesigned in 50cc 2-… and 4-… versions, but the USA was only the 125cc 4-… in 2012. The new 125 is not expected to materialize in the Canadian despite early news otherwise.

First shown at the show in Milan in November Piaggio’s new BV 350 was the first 2013 from the Italian maker it arrived in American showrooms in 2012. The new BV 350 uses a brand new from Piaggio that enough power to replace the BV 300 and BV 500 in Piaggio’s line.

Also new from Piaggio USA is a 4-… version of the new Typhoon. sporty 50cc picks up the previous generation of Typhoon 50 off after 2008. While the new engine doesn’t have the of the older Typhoon, it does better fuel milage and emissions.

Piaggio Canada has quiet for 2013, with the Fly and BV 300 carrying over while the MP3 has been silently dropped.

In May Piaggio USA announced the introduction of the generation of their Fly scooters. The new Fly 50 and Fly 150 the same angular style went on sale earlier year in Europe. This was first shown in fall

at the Milan motorcycle show and into production in fall

The Fly 150 boasts a new fuel injected motor which increases power and fuel economy. The is particularly welcome as the first Fly 150 was a bit at the fuel pumps. The Fly 50 carries the same advanced 4-valve it received for 2008.

Pricing is excellent, with remaining at $2199 and $2899 for the Fly 50 and Fly 150

Piaggio Typhoon Special Edition
Piaggio Typhoon Special Edition
Piaggio Typhoon Special Edition
Piaggio Typhoon Special Edition

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