2009 Piaggio MP3 Three Wheeler 500

2009 Piaggio MP3 Three Wheeler 500 pictures, prices, information, and specifications.
MSRP
$8,899
Type
Touring Scooter
Insurance
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Model Type
Touring Scooter
MSRP
$8,899
Dealers
Warranty
12
Insurance
Finance
Generic Type (Primary)
Touring Scooter
Manufacturer Country
Italy
Introduction Year
2008
Parent Company
Piaggio
Display Name
MP3 Three Wheeler 500
Year
2009
Make
Piaggio
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 Type
Continuously Variable (CVT)
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)
Belt
Reverse
No
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
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
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 Control
Handlebar
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
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
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
License Plate
Standard
Digital Instrumentation
Standard
Clock
Standard
Tachometer
Standard
Trip Odometer
Standard
Trip Computer
Standard
Speedometer
Standard
Temperature Warning Type
Light
Fuel Level Warning Type
Gauge
Warranty (Months/Condition)
12 / Limited
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Windshield Mounts
Standard
Paint
Standard
Folding
Yes
Windshield Lowers
No
Height Adjustable
No
Tinted
Yes
Height
Low
Underseat Storage
Standard
Lockable Storage
Standard
Rear Rack
Standard
Storage Cover
Standard
Helmet Storage
Standard
Glove Box / Dash Storage
Standard
Headlight Mounts
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Light Type
Halogen
Engine Immobilizer
Standard
User Reviews
5 reviews
  • Pure Exhilaration!
    By  (I am an Owner) on 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 little bit ...

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  • Love at first twist
    By  (I am an Owner) on 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 ...

    Glenn Barnett

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  • I want one!
    By  (I am an Enthusiast) on 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 ...

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  • Piaggio Three Wheeler 500.. Coolest ride ever!
    By  (I am an Owner) on Aug 21, 2009

    Wow, this Piaggio MP3 500, Is just great, period. Nothing like your grandma scooter. It is ridiculously fun.

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  • Piaggio Three Wheeler 500...Just Perfect!
    By  (I am an Owner) on 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.

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