A scooter agile enough for the city with added power for touring capabilities, the 2011 Piaggio BV Tourer 500 is perfect for long distance rides as well as getting in and around town with power and style. Underneath the plush, split-level seat is a lockable storage compartment. Add on an optional top case and side compartments and you'll have more than enough storage for urban errand-running or long distance travels. The 2011 Piaggio BV Tourer 500 combines high wheels and a motorcycle-style ride with the comfort and practicality of a scooter to ensure a safe and precise ride.
2011 Piaggio BV Tourer 500 - Specifications
USA MSRP - $6,399 USD
Canada MSRP - $TBD CDN or (See Your Dealer For Current Pricing)
ENGINE TYPE Single cylinder, four-stroke catalytic Piaggio MASTER
BORE x STROKE 92 mm x 69 mm
MAX POWER AT SHAFT 29 kW at 7,500 rpm (39 bhp)
MAX TORQUE 43 Nm at 5,500 rpm
MAX SPEED 99 mph (159 km/h)
FUEL / TANK CAPACITY Unleaded 3.49 gallons (13.1 litres)
GAS MILEAGE 55-60 mpg
DISTRIBUTION Single overhead camshaft (SOHC) with four valves
COOLING SYSTEM Liquid
LUBRICATION Wet sump
INGINTION Electronic with variable spark advance; high energy inductive coil
GEARS CVT CVT automatic ratio variator (twist-and-go)
CHASSIS Double cradle in high-tensile steel tubes
FRONT SUSPENSION 41 mm Telescopic Hydraulic Forks
REAR SUSPENSION Two dual effect hydraulic dampers, four-position coil spring
FRONT BRAKE Twin stainless steel discs 260 mm with fixed twin piston calipers 32-34 mm left and right respectively
REAR BRAKE Stainless steel disc 240 mm with fixed opposed pistons 34 mm
FRONT TIRE Tubeless 110/70, 16"
REAR TIRE Tubeless 150/70, 14"
LENGTH 87.2" (2215 mm)
WIDTH 30.3" (770 mm)
WHEELBASE 61" (1550 mm)
SEAT HEIGHT 30.5" (775 mm)
DRY WEIGHT 416 lbs (189 kg)
AVAILABLE COLORS Volcano Black, Pearl White.