Scoot! Rides the Piaggio Typhoon 125 The Scoot Club

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Piaggio Typhoon 125

Scoot! Rides the Piaggio 125

The Typhoon’s keen Military scheme. An urban assault

For some, the 125 cc engine may seem an odd not as slow as the 50cc but not as torquey as the In places like the U.K. one can a scooter up to 125 cc with just a car and by passing a test. Scooters 125 cc have different (more license and testing requirements.

In the where there is no licensing between 125 and 150 bikes, their is usually in their affordability—a more power (than a 50) for a more money.

The Typhoon’s tires are wider most scoots in its class.

The is Piaggio’s contribution to this market. The Typhoon is sporty a sharp stance and styling, and has tires than its competition (4 versus 3.5). At first one might mistaken it for a generic scooter.

A closer look something a bit more aggressive. The front legshield almost the need for a front fender. The dual headlights have a shape, but operate separately beam versus low) is a peeve of ours. We want The rear of the bike is over by a large wheel fender looks a bit ridiculous with a license plate on it.

It’s the only thing detracts from the sporty, streamed rear of the bike. floorboards (a Scoot! fave) for versatility and openness that comfortable, not cramped. The controls are and the display is simple: fuel, and light indicators.

The seating on the Typhoon is comfortable. One feature I really enjoy is the flat-ish that allows the rider to around on the seat a bit, upon his riding style. The aren’t as wide as other and I found my feet were slightly resting on the passenger

I was curious about how the wider would affect the ride of the rest of the specs would is a quick nimble little The wider tires made turns a little more as the tires have a distinct or drop-off (not as curved). I got used to that tipping the bike handled well. The are solid with short, stopping distances.

Off the line, the accelerated smoothly. Toward the end of the band there is only a bit more before the bike is at max Although Piaggio suggests the bike is well-suited for country the suspension is not really set up for that.

The wide knobby tires make you think that’s a idea but, like the Ruckus, you’ll end up with a … if you attempt any off-roading.

The fender does no favors for the smart, sporty design.

the flat floorboards and sizable storage provide respectable space, I recommend a top case. almost three times the economy of a standard economy car a great way to save on fuel summer even with its 1.8-gallon gas tank, which is for this size of scooter.

In the end The Typhoon is a solid, spirited that has enough utility and to be fun. College students, and road warriors will

Piaggio Typhoon 125

Piaggio suggest that the is at a price its competitors can’t The Genuine Buddy 125 is $100 SYM Fiddle is $400 less, and the Agility 125 is almost $1,000 Moreover you can get a KYMCO Super 8 for $2,399.

That being one shouldn’t choose a scooter based on price.


Engaging style

Room for a

Moderate acceleration

No lockable hook

No accessories from Piaggio

against competition

Piaggio Typhoon 125
Piaggio Typhoon 125
Piaggio Typhoon 125
Piaggio Typhoon 125
Piaggio Typhoon 125


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