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2009 Piaggio BV 500

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2009 Piaggio BV 500

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2009 Piaggio BV 500 Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Touring Scooter
BASE MSRP(US)  $6,299.00
Dealers Piaggio Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  Single-Cylinder
Cylinders  1
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  39 / 29.4
Horsepower RPM  7250
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  31.1 / 42.1
Torque RPM  6250
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Bore (mm/in)  91.4 / 3.6
Stroke (mm/in)  68.6 / 2.7
Displacement (cc/ci)  460 / 28.1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Premium
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Magneti Marelli
Fuel Injector  Yes
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Continuously Variable (CVT)
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Belt
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Chromed  No
Front Tire Width  110
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Tire Speed Rating  52S
Front Wheel Diameter  16
Rear Tire Width  150
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Rear Tire Speed Rating  66S
Rear Wheel Diameter  14
Front Tire (Full Spec)  110/70 R16 52S
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  150/70 R14 66S
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  10.2 / 260
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  9.5 / 240
Linked Brake System Front to Rear  Standard
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.6 / 41
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Material  Steel
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.27
Width (in/mm)  30.3 / 770
Wheelbase (in/mm)  61 / 1550
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  3
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  436.5 / 198
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  3.5 / 13.2
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.05
Seats:  
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Seat Height (in/mm)  30.9 / 785
Number Of Seats  2
Backrest Logo Plate  No
Backrest Type  Fixed
Backrest Location  Driver
Lumbar Adjustment  No
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Floor Board Location  Driver and Passenger
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Passenger
Adjustable  No
Chain Guard  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Fork Guards  No
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Tank Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Side Cover  Yes
Fuel Tank Cover  No
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Upper Fairing  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Touring Scooter
Manufacturer Country  Italy
Introduction Year  2005
NADATrimID  45545
Display Name  BV 500
Mounts:  
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  Yes
Height  Mid
Storage:  
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Rear Rack  Standard
Helmet Storage  Standard
Glove Box / Dash Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Convenience:  
Engine Immobilizer  Standard
Power Outlet  Standard

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Very Impressed!
By Greg(Owner), Apr. 25, 2009
Not too big for the city and not too small for the highway. Will run 75 all day.Good power! This 460cc scooter has 2 more HP than the Kawasaki 650 street/trail bike! I used to ride a regular motorcycle but this is superior by far!

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gets better with age
By chris(Owner), Aug. 9, 2011
This is my first two-wheel motorized vehicle. The BV 500 has been a terrific commuter, a great tourer, and works well on the two lane highways and back roads on which I take it.



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Great Machine
By Allen Peat(Owner), Apr. 10, 2012
Ridden many 2 wheel motorcycles over the years, never thought a scooter could be so special also...this one is. Now I see BMW is also getting on the bandwagon! ciao Read Full Review

 

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