Vespa GTS 125 Super review — Telegraph

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Vespa GTS 125

There’s nothing like the thing.

Vespa is so well so definitive of its type, the name has a generic term.

A vespa is a because the Vespa was the first and enduring of the breed: even the 2009 Vespas are recognisable of the 63-year lineage, although some confusion about the various models are.

The £3,399 GTS 125 Super, for example, look superfluous as there are of 125 Vespas already. The S125, the and the LXV125 are based on the LX platform, a chassis designed for more engines from 50cc to and more compact riders. GT series platform underpins machines with more engines from 125cc to so although there’s a choice of 125 or LX, the GTs are better suited to taller

There’s further choice: the GTV is a version with its headlight on the front mudguard, the GTS is the standard and the latest GTS 125 Super is the most Usually, at this level, reflected only in some details and, to those in the (all Italians), the cachet of the badge.

But the GTS Super also differs the other 125s in featuring injection and electronically pumped for improved efficiency. The new engine offers much longer intervals, up from 4,000 to miles. With better of up to 90mpg being claimed no meaningful figures are available), will mean usefully running costs.

Cosmetically, the Super is distinguished by its grille in the right-side panel the seat (a homage to older, Vespas), unique two-tone wheels, a different seat and such as a black headlight and red front-suspension spring. Not a lot, but for the Vespisti it seems, while casual users will appreciate the solidity and better It’s beautifully balanced and very easy to ride and through traffic, with suspension and exceptional stability at

The smooth, 15bhp engine is one of the performers in the class, giving a top of 65mph.

There’s less space beneath the seat on many scooters you can fit a couple of open-faced helmets in there, I’d never recommend those anyway and the luggage is an option rather than

You also get the chic and authenticity comes only with the thing. It looks great and a Vespa, not a vespa.

Price/availability: sale now

Vespa GTS 125
Vespa GTS 125

Tested: Piaggio GTS 125 Super

Power/torque: 15bhp@9,750rpm/9lb

Top speed: 65mph

Fuel 80-90mpg (est)

Fuel 2.1 gallons/180 miles

Seat 790mm/31.1in

Vespa GTS 125
Vespa GTS 125
Vespa GTS 125
Vespa GTS 125
Vespa GTS 125

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