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2013 Vespa S150ie Review
2013 Vespa S150ie
Retro details with lots of oomph to back it up with…
The Vespa S 150 i.e. celebrates the individualism of a Vespa that made it legendary in the 1970s. Minimalist but elegant design make it modern, but do not take the place of the latest technology. True to Vespa tradition, the steel body is load bearing, delivering superior strength, excellent precision and road control.
The front suspension, with a dual-action hydraulic shock absorber, stands out for its aeronautically derived single sided link arm layout. At the rear, the Vespa S boasts a suspension layout with a dual action hydraulic monoshock. The 11” front wheel ensures excellent stability to provide confidence and safety in any situation. The tubeless tires measure 110/70 at the front and 120/70 on the 10” rear wheel. A dependable disc/drum combination has been chosen for the brakes.
The Vespa S 150 i.e. high-tech electronic fuel injected engine delivers smoother power progression in the relentless stop-start conditions of urban riding. The impressive capabilities of the 150cc engine can also be appreciated on longer journeys as a rider looks to get on the open road.
GAS MILEAGE: 70-75 mpg MAX SPEED: 59 mph
2013 Vespa S150ie Key Features
GAS MILEAGE: 70-75 mpg
MAX SPEED: 59 mph
2013 Vespa S150ie Features and Benefits
In 2013 the Vespa S has new design details which make it even more eye-catching and sporty. The S model sports a new horn cover located on the front shield as well as the “tie”, the central embossed cover, which will distinguish all new Vespa vehicles. Additionally, the instrument panel graphics have been revamped. While the horn guard on the shield and the crest on the front mudguard replacing the elegant chrome finish, taking on a much more aggressive matte black color. The five-spoke wheels are the same matte black color. On the Vespa S, as with the LX, the new floorboard protection comes standard, embellished with the Vespa logo.
2013 Vespa S150ie – USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $4,499 USD
Engine Single-cylinder 4-stroke LEADER engine with catalytic converter
Capacity 150 cc
Bore x stroke (mm) 62,8 x 48,6
Max power 8,7 kW at 8,000 rpm (11.6 hp)
Max torque 11,5 Nm at 6.250 rpm (8.4 ft-lb)
Fuel supply P.I. Injection (Port injected)
Cooling Forced Air
Transmission Automatic Twist and Go (CVT with torque server)
Clutch Automatic dry centrifugal clutch with vibration dampers
Load bearing structure Sheet metal body with welded reinforcements
Front suspension Single sided trailing link with hydraulic shock absorber
Rear suspension Hydraulic shock absorber
Front brake Ã¸ 200mm disc brake
Rear brake Ã¸ 110mm drum brake
Front tire Tubeless 110/70 – 11″
Rear tire Tubeless 120/70 – 10″
Length 69.6 in. – 1770 mm
Width 29.1 in. – 740 mm
Wheelbase 50.3 in. – 1280 mm
Seat height 30.9 in. – 785 mm
Fuel tank capacity 2.3 gallons
Mpg 70-75 mpg
Max speed 59 mph
COLORS / PRICE
Colors Dragon Red, Montebianco White
WARRANTY / ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE / APPROVAL
Warranty One year warranty (limited*) on all Vespa and Piaggio Products, unlimited mileage. *Limits are outlined in the warranty booklet. See dealer for details.
Roadside Assistance 1 Free Year of Road Side Assistance provided by Road America
Approval EPA and CARB
2013 Vespa S150ie – Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $NA CDN
Model not Available.
Specifications, features and prices to change by manufacturer without notice. All information correct as of posted date.