Tag Archive | "Piaggio"

Piaggio one step closer to making a car

Saturday, November 10, 2007


Adam gave us a little scoop on some new MP3 accessories from Piaggio. I’ll let him tell you about it: Yes, official Piaggio, apparently announced at EICMA. The press release described the roof as a “prototype”, along with a trailer, named the MP3 Wagon. No pictures of that one yet, far as I’ve seen. No […]

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Piaggio sales up for 2007

Tuesday, November 6, 2007


The Piaggio Group’s net motorcycle and scooter sales have both increased for the first nine months of its fiscal year in comparison to the same period a year ago. The manufacturer reported a 12.2 percent increase in motorcycle net sales ($337 million) and a 3 percent rise in scooter sales ($1.04 billion) in its third-quarter […]

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Rumblings of the American arrival of "the most powerful scooter in the universe"!

Monday, October 22, 2007


Dudel is picking up something on this Scoot-ar (Radar for scoo… nevermind). What he’s hearing is that Piaggio may be blessing us with yet ANOTHER Gilera rebranded scooter, the GP 800! What does that mean to you and I? That we might be test riding a twin cylinder, 850cc, 75 hp, big-wheeled super-scooter as soon […]

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Gilera Fuoco 500 to arrive in the USA as the Piaggio MP3 500 (CONFIRMED)

Tuesday, September 18, 2007


(woohoo! I can’t wait to do THIS)This could be the biggest news to hit all year… Are you ready? (takes grain of salt) The grapevine known as the ModernVespa Forum (see title link) has word from “Lucky Bastard”, that the attendees of the recent Piaggio dealer meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona were informed that the USA […]

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Gizmag – Piaggio ready to release 170 mpg hybrid two and three wheel scooters

Friday, August 3, 2007


August 2, 2007Italian manufacturer Piaggio, the maker of Vespa, is set to become the first company to release a hybrid drive scooter following an announcement that it is developing hybrid versions of its Vespa LX, Piaggio X8 and Vespa MP3 (the carving three-wheeler) models. The new hybrid system, which has a working title of HyS […]

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Piaggio planning to take electric bikes to the next level with their 2-wheel drive electric moped

Monday, July 30, 2007


Just a few days ago Piaggio filed for a US Patent on an ElectriPed and Dudel was there to scoop it up. From what I’ve read it’s the perfect urban green machine! You can select between rear wheel or 2-wheel drive… with both engaged your battery drains a bit quicker BUT you’ll be able to […]

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