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2007 Granturismo 200

2007 Granturismo 200


Vespa, by the Italian company Piaggio, also produces scooters that name, all but invented the scooter after World War II. It exporting the Granturismo, or GT, line to the States in 2003. The GT 200, a was the largest step-through scooter in lineup until 2006, the manufacturer brought out the GTS 250.

many expected the GTS line to the Granturismo, Vespa kept the in its lineup for several more

The Granturismo’s 200cc, liquid-cooled, engine puts out 21 horsepower and lb-ft of torque; because the was so much larger than any Piaggio (which owns the brand) engine, the scooter a new design—one that wouldn’t too far from Vespa’s famous With the additional changeover 10-inch to 12-inch wheels, designers decided that the had to be wider and the overall size

At the time the scooter was introduced, the designers said, We had to redo all the both length and height-wise. we made the sides bigger, we had to the lower part of the seat to a proportionate side view as as give the Granturismo the slender of more classic Vespas. The is a 54.9-inch wheelbase and an overall of 76.4 inches.

The suspension system consists of a front arm with adjustable damping, so it can be tailored to a rider’s (or the payload weight), and dual shocks—a steel twin-sided arm and an adjustable spring pre-load. The 8.7-inch discs front and are up to the task of stopping the scooter and the belt-driven continuously variable makes for smooth and easy

Vespa GT 200

Like all Vespas, the Granturismo body is a pressed-metal monocoque, rigidity and sturdiness that a body on a steel-frame typical of scooters just can’t If it has a drawback, it’s the fact it weighs more than small-bodied scooters, tipping the at 308 pounds. For 2007, that metal body came in colors: black, plum, and midnight blue.

Chrome trim, pop-out pegs for the passenger, and a round mounted in the middle of the handlebars all stylish touches.

Optional include a chrome kit, a front and/or rear rack, a top case—probably a good since the underseat storage not accommodate a full-face helmet—and a If the stock vinyl seat quite what you want, you can it out for a suede Schedoni seat, a matching backrest.

The digital instrument panel has the basics: fuel gauge, temperature warning gauge, and along with high-beam and signal indicators.

Acceleration is than adequate to handle city commuting, and the scooter has power to take it on the freeway for hops. Riders report the scooter is comfortable for hours at a and while Vespa doesn’t an official estimate of fuel the 2.5-gallon tank is generally for about 150 miles. Of course, if buying a Vespa, you’re eye-catching style as well as a fun

Vespa GT 200
Vespa GT 200
Vespa GT 200
Vespa GT 200
Vespa GT 200
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