Vespa GTV 300 Review Scooter News and Reviews Scootersales

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Vespa GTV

Special scooters don’t around like this

When we were down at the MP3 300 launch. my ears pricked up I heard mention that Australia was going to demo a Edition Via Montepelone. Why the excitement? I just happened to be in Milan this model was launched in 2009, loved it back I love it even more


The GTV 300 Via Montepelone or just GTV for

It looks stunning in the flesh. gloss paintwork, chrome a matching grey covered These features add to the already appearance.

Like the exposed with analogue dash or the headlight mounted on the front All these items pull cues from the past, yet together to put Vespa’s slant on the

As soon as you take a seat on the GTV you get the that this is going to be very special, all class, even. The seating position good, especially for somebody my (under 6 foot), and I reckon far more comfortable then the seats on both the standard GTV and the GT 60 In the long run probably easier to as well.

Initially I found sitting on the GTV for an extended period the bits and pieces, the fit and finish. The chrome 12 inch rims good from every The cut out grill in the rear bodywork as with the GTS 300, a nice

After a while it then to me that I needed to start the and not just admire. Vespa sure the GTV Via Montepelone was the complete They shoehorned the latest Quasar motor into the

The 278 cc engine is at the top of the game, no better in my A nice 15.8 Kw and 22.3 Nm of all ready and at your service.

The opens electronically via a dash switch located just the glove box. Storage is and wide, relatively shallow, complemented by the bag and helmet hooks The GTV does have a rear out chrome carrier if required and you fit a topbox if you must.

Twin on the rear are fully adjustable, and the suspension as with all Vespa’s is iconic cantilever type set up. A 220 mm brake up front and of-course a 220 mm disc on the rear. Spring side stand (don’t and a centre stand comes

Flip out footrests help the passenger who has a nice pillion thanks to the split seat.

On The

On the road the GTV is just sensational. vintage at all about this a modern missile in every Speed around town is limited by the limit, and this will never be found

Quick is an understatement and power on tap straight from the get-go, up you become uncomfortable that is, and can no hold onto the bars. The screen does little for once the speeds rise. But for motorway jaunts and inter-suburban the GTV just rocks.

Hills on the GTV tend to flatten out as you the throttle.

Actually you could put the GTV on 1 and circumnavigate Australia if you wanted, but as with all Vespa’s, the urban is home.

In the handling stakes, we a short all-in-one chassis with a compliant suspension Its not super firm, yet it isn’t either. The GTV isn’t sports like the GTS 300 Super, nor should it be. fits the profile nicely and when pushing hard the GTV get a little flighty.

Plenty of in a short chassis will do

Braking is generations ahead of the and you could pull the GTV up on a dime, the rear brake.


The GTV is one of those scooters you and you probably never sell, not for a long time anyway. It has the go and has of show, both combining to a high class effort.

said the Vespa GTV Via Montepelone come in at $9990 + ORC, so it set you back a few bucks. In comparison, the GTV 250 is currently being run-out at $8490 + ORC, yet this what it’s all about. The edition plate, the mix of gloss and chrome, the fact that you you have something very in the garage.

A heap of people say to me, I can get a deal of motorcycle for that of money. I say, Well go and buy a you just don’t understand.

If you can still find and afford then lucky you, but I dare say is getting pretty on the ground.

Special scooters this don’t enter the too often, and the GTV Via Montepelone is worthy of accolade. Maybe importer Stevens can turn this into a long termer.

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