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2009 Piaggio MP3 Three Wheeler 500

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2009 Piaggio MP3 Three Wheeler 500

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2009 Piaggio MP3 Three Wheeler 500 Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Touring Scooter
BASE MSRP(US)  $8,899.00
Dealers Piaggio Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  Single-Cylinder
Cylinders  1
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  40 / 29.4
Horsepower RPM  7250
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  31.1 / 42.2
Torque RPM  5550
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Bore (mm/in)  94 / 3.7
Stroke (mm/in)  71 / 2.8
Displacement (cc/ci)  492.7 / 30.1
Compression Ratio (Secondary)  11:1
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
Front Wheel Width (in)  3
Rear Wheel Width (in)  4.5
Chromed  No
Front Tire Width  120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Wheel Diameter  12
Rear Tire Width  140
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Rear Wheel Diameter  14
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dual 120/70 - 12
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  140/70 - 14
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  9.5 / 240
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11 / 280
Linked Brake System Front to Rear  Standard
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Two Wheel Independent Tilting
Front Travel (in/mm)  3.4 / 85
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 Travel (in/mm)  4.3 / 110
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)  7.08
Width (in/mm)  30.5 / 775
Wheelbase (in/mm)  61 / 1550
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  1
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  538 / 244
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  3.2 / 12
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)  0.5 / 1.9
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  0.92
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Seat Height (in/mm)  30.9 / 785
Number Of Seats  2
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Body Material  Plastic
Floor Board Location  Driver and Passenger
Hand Grips  Standard
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
Exhaust Guard  Yes
Light Guard  No
Side Cover  Yes
Fuel Tank Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Center
Lower Fairing  Standard
Handlebars  Standard
Upper Fairing  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Trip Computer  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  2008
NADATrimID  45550
Display Name  MP3 500
Mounts:  
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  Yes
Height  Low
Storage:  
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Rear Rack  Standard
Storage Cover  Standard
Helmet Storage  Standard
Glove Box / Dash Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Convenience:  
Engine Immobilizer  Standard

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Piaggio Three Wheeler 500...Just Perfect!
By James Norris(Owner), Aug. 21, 2009
I never tought I was going to like a three wheeler, but this Piagio 500, is so comfortable, easy to ride, perfect for anybody. I can't believe how stable it is, it looks neat and its out of the ordinary, I love it. Read Full Review

 

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Piaggio Three Wheeler 500.. Coolest ride ever!
By Elizabeth N(Owner), Aug. 21, 2009
Wow, this Piaggio MP3 500, Is just great, period. Nothing like your grandma scooter. It is ridiculously fun. Read Full Review

 

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I want one!
By john(Enthusiast), Aug. 23, 2009
What other such unique machine exists? Especially in black, it looks bent for hell! Handling, good acceleration, good top speed, Plently of storage! It's only real competitor in the 'cycle field is the Aprila Mano! Drop the price $800.00- $1000.00 bucks, and you'de sell out in the US! Not that it is... Read Full Review

 

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Pure Exhilaration!
By jeffdraft(Owner), May. 29, 2012
As soon as I received this scoot I said to myself "wow"! Very nice looking and the quality is top notch. It looks like a lot went into the design and materials of this scooter. All I had to do was fill it with premium unleaded and go. Gingerly exiting the driveway I hit the gas just a litt... Read Full Review

 

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Love at first twist
By Glenn Barnett(Owner), Aug. 22, 2011
I had no intention of buying a Scooter and then there I was - A Harley, A Yamaha Vino and now a Piaggio MP3 500. What a kick the three wheels are. People point and come up to me over and over. I love the sure footedness and the friendly demeanor of this scooter even though it is brisk and fun to ri... Read Full Review

 

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