Piaggio Typhoon 50 Motor Scooter Guide

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Piaggio Typhoon 50


This is a reference for the original Piaggio sold from 2005 to in North America. For the second of typhoon (2012-present) sold in 50 and 125 please see the Typhoon 50 / 125 page .


The original Typhoon was fat wheeled sporty 50cc the early years of their to North America. It was sold in the USA 2005 — 2008 and in from 2006 — It was discontinued likely due to the same regulations that chased the Super 9 LC from our shores and Yamaha to re-work the Zuma’s 2-… motor to lower its (and power). The Typhoon to be a good seller for Piaggio.

The styling was edgy and the engine and were able to back up the look. Outside North the original Typhoon went on way back in 1993, so it’s a well established model in markets. Over 500,000 were sold worldwide, is quite impressive.

After North American’s weren’t the Typhoon (until the new Typhoon 50 / 125 was even though it continued to be in many countries overseas for a few years before meeting its demise. It’s impressive the original Typhoon managed to well for a 17 year run (1993-2010) and that it looks fairly for a scooter so old.

Design and Amenities

The Typhoon 50 was in regular and special ‘Norman edition (SE) trims for the

couple years. Both got you a great Brembo disc up front, sporty styling and a 2-… motor. The Typhoon has a nice dash setup a tasteful palette of gauges a tachometer.

On the downside, there is no glovebox so is limited to the reasonably sized area.

One unique aspect of the design was the inverted front These forks minimize the wheel weight for better over choppy pavement. also look pretty like a high end sport

Piaggio Typhoon 50
Piaggio Typhoon 50


The original Piaggio used an air cooled 2-… motor. This engine is the motor found in other 50cc models from the group, including Vespa’s ET2 50 and 2-… Fly 50 scooter. In its stock the Typhoon was capable of about but it can be unrestricted

fairly easily to achieve 45mph. Being a 2-…, is quite peppy which this scooter a good for heavier riders. There are a good selection of aftermarket available for this scooter, is one of the benefits of sharing a motor other popular scooters.

With it’s sporty and fat tires, the Typhoon competed scooters like Yamaha’s 50 and Kymco’s Super 8 Super 9 While not one of the most popular the Typhoon seems to have moderately well. The only downsides to the Typhoon 50 are the lack of a and the normal downsides that with any 2-… scooter milage, emissions, shorter life).

Overall, the Piaggio Typhoon 50 is a scooter for anyone looking for a 2-… sports scooter and want a Zuma / BWs 50 like seems to buy.

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Piaggio Typhoon 50
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