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2009 Piaggio Group models at IMS

Piaggio, Aprilia, Moto Guzzi and Vespa showcase at select stops

By Motorcycle.Com Staff, Dec. 02, 2008
The Piaggio Group will showcase its newest motorcycles and scooters at Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows.

The company behind Piaggio, Aprilia, Moto Guzzi and Vespa will host a special showcase at six stops on the IMS tour: Long Beach, Calif., Seattle, Wash., San Mateo, Calif., New York, N.Y., Cleveland, Ohio and Chicago, Ill. Demo rides will also be available at the Long Beach show.

Vespa, Piaggio and Aprilia scooters will also be on display at the Scooter Pavilion at all 13 show locations.

Piaggio’s exhibit will display 2009 models such as:

The Aprilia Mana 850 will be featured in the Piaggio showcase at six IMS stops.

  • Aprilia Mana 850, featuring electronic automatic transmission;
  • Aprilia SportCity 50 and 125 small-displacement scooters with race-inspired technology;
  • Moto Guzzi V7 Classic, a retro naked bike featuring Guzzi’s transverse V-Twin engine;
  • Vespa GTS 250, the most technically advanced scooter from the iconic Italian brand; and
  • Piaggio MP3 500, the three-wheeled tilting scooter.

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