2013 Vespa GTS 300 SuperSport SE Scooter Review

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2013 Vespa GTS 300 SuperSport SE | Review

2013 Vespa GTS 300 SE | Scooter Review

2013 GTS 300 SuperSport SE | Scooter Review

Vespa GTS 300 SuperSport SE | Scooter

2013 Vespa GTS 300 SuperSport SE | Review

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2013 Vespa GTS 300 SE Scooter Test

With the around-town 150cc and under at one end, and the half-liter or larger at the other end, the 2013 GTS 300 SuperSport SE slips right the middle in an appealing way.

the agility needed to weave urban traffic with and the power needed to do battle on the Vespa SuperSport 300 is the largest-displacement from the storied Italian (now part of the Piaggio Power is plentiful, as it sprints from traffic at stoplights (and much faster it feels).

The physical size is bigger the smaller scooters, but not so big that it cumbersome in any way in tight quarters.

Freeway is limited – 21 horses will get you going so fast. It’s to accelerate on on-ramps and get up to a 55 mph speed as you’ll often see in metropolitan

For this, the Vespa SuperSport 300 is There’s a bit of power in reserve, so you feel like a sitting 

On wide-open Interstates, you will feel like competitors can swallow you up. The claimed top of 80 mph is accurate on flat ground – it is up hills and can reach 90 on downhills. is good, considering its 12-inch even at top speed and with the bars.

Uneven pavement isn’t the you’d think it would be, as the smoothes the road out effectively. The is tolerable, even for longer

Acceleration is slow above 65 so you cannot rely on a boost of to get you out of trouble. Oddly, most of the power is in the rear (left lever), with the front feeling anemic (both are 220mm). So, it’s freeway-able, but the the distance on the open highway, the

With 12-inch wheels, the Vespa GTS SuperSport is a quick

This is great in-town, as you can lanes at will. There is turn-in, so you don’t have to for right- or left-hand turns. let it change direction like a – quickly.

Once at your destination, the has only a centerstand – no sidestand.

capacity is plentiful under the and a hook behind the cowling to the amount of stuff the SuperSport carry. Ultimate MotorCycling Editor Jess McKinley was to carry a duffle bag full of clothes in the gap between the seat and with it securely held by the even at freeway speeds.

As it is a SuperSport – and Vespa points out it pays homage to the company’s days – we took the 300 up into the Monica Mountains for some through the canyons. When up for turns, just be patient, and in at the last minute. The SuperSport 100-percent stable, but it still good enough to ride

I never felt comfortable to drag anything, though I’m a less-cautious rider will do so. The do stick, certainly.

 The CVT adjusts so drive out of corners can be satisfying.

It’s not a sport motorcycle by any of the imagination, but this mid-size is quite sporty for a mid-size

Die-hard scooter riders know what the 2013 GTS 300 SuperSport SE is all about instantly. It has power, yet still slips traffic around town ease. For motorcyclists who are thinking a might be fun, this is a way to get the you expect on two wheels, without the maneuverability that makes a such an appealing process for and suburban dwellers.

2013 GTS 300 SuperSport Specs:

Engine:  catalyzed 4-… 4-valves engine with electronic

Capacity: 278cc

Bore x 75mm x 63mm

Max power: hp at 7500 rpm

Max torque: 16.4 ft-lb at rpm

Fuel supply: P.I. (Port injected)


Starter: Electric

Transmission: Twist and Go (CVT with server)

Clutch: Automatic dry clutch with vibration

Load bearing structure: metal body with reinforcements

Front suspension: arm, dual chamber shock absorber with spring

Rear suspension: shock absorbers with preload

Front brake: disc brake

Rear 220mm disc brake

tire: Tubeless 120/70 – 12″

tire: Tubeless 130/70 – 12″

75.9 in. – 1930 mm

Width: in. – 755 mm

Wheelbase: 53.9 in – 1370 mm

height: 31.1 in. – 790 mm

Fuel capacity: 2.4 gal

MPG: 65-70 mpg

Max speed: 80 mph


Colors: Satin

Warranty: One year warranty on all Vespa and Piaggio Products, mileage. *Limits are outlined in the booklet. See dealer for details.

Assistance: 1 Free Year of Side Assistance provided by America


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