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Vespa LXV

2007 LXV 150

2007 Vespa LXV 150

introduced the LXV 150, a step-through in 2007. Initially a one-off, the LXV was a anniversary edition commemorating 60 of Italian scooter production; it was an hit and became part of the company’s LX line. Owned by Piaggio, a Genoa-based maker of luxury fittings, Vespa all but invented the scooter after World War II.

machine’s styling pays to that heritage.

Available in two schemes, aviator gray and the LXV has a steel frame and monocoque; other scooter manufacturers, use plastic bodywork to minimize and improve mileage, Vespa uses the pressed steel the company began with in 1947. Front and rear fork guards, and hand are standard. Like most it has no fairing to speak of, but the front leg does a good job of protecting the

The driver and passenger both their feet on the floorboard than pegs.

Weighing 243 pounds—almost 20 pounds more the other LX models—the jaunty scooter has a host of accessories among them a chrome kit to add and a backrest and a fly screen or a windshield to rider comfort. This also has a special two-piece seat as an option; very and elegant, but perhaps not best to rainy-day commuting. The seat is 30.5 inches, maybe a high for shorter riders, but the is not so heavy that you really to keep both feet on the ground to maneuver it.

The 150cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder is paired with a continuously transmission. Vespa still carburetors rather than injectors in its scooters for 2007, may reduce fuel economy, but report averaging about 60 to the gallon; the gas tank holds 2.3

Front suspension is a single rear suspension is a single swing arm with an adjustable pre-load shock. Riders that the scooter’s ride is stable and comfortable, and road are not really a problem. The 10-inch wheel adds stability to the

Stopping power comes a 7.9-inch front hydraulic and a rear 4.3-inch drum. a top speed of about 60 mph, on how much weight it’s the LXV is fast enough to take crowded urban highways as as easy-going country lanes.

The digital instrumentation is very a fuel gauge (not accurate), a speedometer, an odometer, and a nicety that most lack. The turn signal can be hard to read in bright and of course road noise it almost impossible to hear you’ve left a turn on by accident.

Underseat storage is (but bear in mind engine does heat it and this scooter features a that extends from the of the seat, where you can hang of groceries or laundry. You can expand space by adding a top case and a top bag.

Vespa LXV
Vespa LXV

Every rider comments on how fun the Vespa is. It’s the iconic commuter, with style other scooter makers the over have attempted to This is the original.

New For 2007

front wheel

New styling by the Granturismo 200, with a rear end

Retro round

Turn indicators integrated the leg shield

Small frame

Vespa LXV
Vespa LXV
Vespa LXV


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