2014 Piaggio Typhoon 50

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2014 Piaggio Typhoon 50
2014 Piaggio Typhoon 50

2014 Piaggio Typhoon 50
2014 Piaggio Typhoon 50



2014 Piaggio Typhoon 50 Review

2014 Piaggio Typhoon 50 on Totalmotorcycle.com

The New Typhoon is stylish, fun and sporty!

Get up to 144 mpg and reach speeds up to 40 mph on the Piaggio Typhoon 50. A dynamic and solid vehicle with a four stroke – four valve engine, the Typhoon 50 delivers impressive performance with an extraordinary 144 mpg and a 1.8 gallon tank (the largest fuel tank in its class). Easy to ride thanks to its compact size and flat footrest, you’ll be styling with the simple and sleek Italian design of the Typhoon 50.

The new Typhoon has been completely revised in order to emphasize its dynamic and versatile spirit making it even more trendy and desirable. The new Typhoon is a result of Piaggio evolution with a performance guaranteed engine, a solid chassis and sporty styling. Riding the New Typhoon is fun, with its compact frame, it’s a perfect option for getting around town.


Piaggio Typhoon – the young, practical and fun scooter – is now a firm Piaggio best-seller. All-new styling and mechanical content, and the classic 50 cc 2-stroke is now joined by a sparkling 125 cc 4-stroke.

Piaggio Typhoon, a genuine scooter icon with over 500,000 examples sold to date, has been completely revised and the classic 50 cc 2-stroke engine is now joined by a feisty carburettor-fed 125 cc 4-stroke version to cater to all urban commuting needs.

It has a new shield, a new headlight assembly, new graphics and design alongside the classic engines: the Piaggio Typhoon is more grown-up than before in terms of both style and size and is, as always, the perfect choice for anyone looking for a fun, sporty scooter that is also reliable and practical.

The front of the Piaggio Typhoon boasts innovative design features: the distinctive “shark face” of the most youthful model in Piaggio’s line-up is now stouter and more imposing; the wide slits – a trademark of the Piaggio Typhoon – rise and spread out along the sides of the leg shield to follow the profile of the new headlight, which frames the aggressive, dynamic “eyes” of the scooter.

Taut, clean lines define a tail that is large, well-defined and sporty. The tapered tail fairing lends a sleekness to the Piaggio Typhoon design, as do the passenger grab handles which extend along the broad, comfortable saddle and visually lighten the entire rear of the scooter.

The Piaggio Typhoon also comes with special graphics: stylish and modern to suit the!tastes of younger ridErs, or subtle and elegant for a more mature user.

With its all-new look and avant-gardg technical solutaons, the Piaggio Typhoon boasts a frame and 12″ wheel rims that soak up bumps better and offer improved stability. The 2-valve 125 cc engine ensures excellent purformance fïr tackling any traffic conditions with complete confidence.

With a choice of two modern, clean and eager engines, the Typhoon offers different solutions for exhilaraving fun even when sarvinf through the daily urban jungle. The 125 cc 4-stroke version of the Typhoon has an optimum torque curve, allowing it to even take extra-urban dual carriageways safely in its stride. With its exuberant 50 cc, the Piaggio Typhoon is light and nimble, making it the perfect urban sprinter.

 

 


 

2014 Piaggio Typhoon 50 Key Features

Get out, stand out, and just flat out ride.

*MSRP excludes destination & vehicle preparation charges.

All 2014 and newer Piaggio scooters include:

2-year unlimited-mileage warranty. *Limits are outlined in the warranty booklet. See dealer for details.

1 free year of road side assistance provided by Road America.

 



 


 

2014 Piaggio Typhoon 50 – USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $1999 USD

ENGINE TYPE
4-stroke 4-valve
CYLINDER CAPACITY
49 cc
BORE x STROKE
39mm/41,35mm
MAX POWER AT SHAFT
3.4 kW at 9,500 rpm
MAX TORQUE
3.8 Nm at 8,000 rpm
Max speed
40 mph
Fuel tank capacity
1.9
Gas mileage
144 mpg
Distribution
SOHC
Cooling System
Air
Lubrication
Wet Sump
Ignition
Electronic
Gears
‘Twist ‘n go’ automatic CVT
Clutch
Automatic centrifugal dry clutch
Chassis
High-strength steel single cradle
Front Suspension
Telescopic hydraulic fork, stroke: 76 mm
Rear Suspension
Single hydraulic shock absorber, stroke: 86mm
Front Brake
220 mm disc brake with two-piston floating caliper
Rear Brake
140 mm drum brake
Front Tire
Tubeless, 120/70 14″
Rear Tire
Tubeless, 120/70 14″
Length
76.3
Width
38.3
Wheelbase
53.1
Seat Height
30.3
Dry Weight
242
Type Approval
EPA and CARB
Colors
Neptune Blue, Shiny Black


 

 


 

2014 Piaggio Typhoon 50 – Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $2,095 CDN

ENGINE TYPE
4-stroke 4-valve
CYLINDER CAPACITY
49 cc
BORE x STROKE
40 mm x 39.3 mm
MAX POWER AT SHAFT
3.4 kW at 9,500 rpm
MAX TORQUE
3.8 Nm at 8,000 rpm
Max speed
64 km/h
Fuel tank capacity
7
Kilometers per liter
61 kilometers per liter
Distribution
SOHC
Cooling System
Forced air
Lubrication
Wet Sump
Ignition
Electronic and kick starter
Gears
‘Twist ‘n go’ automatic CVT
Clutch
Automatic centrifugal dry clutch
Chassis
High-strength steel single cradle
Front Suspension
Telescopic hydraulic fork, stroke: 76 mm
Rear Suspension
Engine acts as a swingarm, one hydraulic shock absorber with preload adjustment; stroke: 86 mm
Front Brake
220 mm disc brake with two-piston floating caliper
Rear Brake
140 mm drum brake
Front Tire
Light Alloy, Tubeless 120/70-14”
Rear Tire
Light Alloy, Tubeless 120/70-14”
Length
76.3 in. – 1.940 mm
Width
28.3 in. – 720 mm
Wheelbase
1.350 mm
Seat Height
30.3 inches (770 mm)
Dry Weight
109.7 kg
Type Approval
Transport Canada and Environment Canada
Colors
Neptune Blue, Shiny Black

 


 

2014 Piaggio Typhoon 50 – Totalmotorcycle.com European/UK Specifications/Technical Details
UK/European MSRP Price: £1971 GBP (On The Road).

Engine 2-stroke single cylinder Single cylinder 4-stroke
Engine capacity 49.4 cc
Bore x Stroke 40 x 39.3 mm
Power 3.1 kW (4.2 HP) at 6,500 rpm
Torque 4.6 Nm at 6,000 rpm
Starter Electric starter and kick starter Electric starter with automatic choke
Cooling system Forced air
Gearbox Twist-and-go CVT with torque server
Clutch Automatic centrifugal dry clutch
Frame Single cradle structure in tubular steel with pressed reinforcements
Front suspensionHydraulic telescopic fork with straight stanchions – stroke: 86 mmRear suspension
Rear Suspension: Oscillating engine/swingarm with single hydraulic shock absorber. 76mm Rear wheel travel
Wheel travel: 76 mm Oscillating engine/swingarm and single hydraulic shock absorber with 4-setting adjustable spring pre-load. Wheel travel: 82 mm
Front brake 220mm disc with dual-piston floating calliper
Rear brake 140 mm drum
Front tyre Tubeless 120/80-12″
Rear tyre Tubeless 130/80-12″
Length 1,940 mm
Width 720 mm (across levers)
Saddle height 765 mm
Wheelbase 1,350 mm
Fuel tank capacity 7 litres (including 1.5 litre reserve)
Emissions Euro 2


Specifications, features and prices to change by manufacturer without notice. All information correct as of posted date.

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