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2008 Aprilia Scarabeo 500 ie

– 2008 Aprilia Scarabeo 500 ie

2008 Aprilia Scarabeo 500 ie

Aprilia was the first to believe that the lightweight motorcycle was destined to return in the form an easy and fun to ride, automatic, spacious and comfortable large wheel scooter – the Scarabeo. Over the years Scarabeo has become a genuine style icon with its classic-modern design.

One glance is all you need to pick out a Scarabeo i.e. from a thousand other bikes. Scarabeo i.e. is unique, a perfect mix of classic styling and modern finish that inevitably sets the pace. But like every other member of the family, Scarabeo i.e. with its unmistakable, classical lines is not just a pretty face! Its sleek lines hide advanced ergonomics and functionality, and incorporate a wide range of solutions to make life in the saddle easier and more …




SPECIFICATIONS: 2008 Aprilia Scarabeo 500 ie
MSRP: $6,299* USD

Liquid cooled single cylinder four stroke.
Single overhead cam (SOHC), 4 valves.

Unleaded petrol.

Bore and stroke
92 x 69 mm.

460 cc

Compression ratio

Maximum power
29 kW (39 HP) at 7,500 rpm

Maximum torque
43 Nm at 5,500 rpm

Fuel system
Electronic fuel injection.

Electronic CDI ignition with automatic timing.


12 V – 380 W.

Wet sump. Forced circulation with mechanical pump.

Automatic variator.

Automatic centrifugal dry clutch.

Primary drive
V belt.

Final drive

High strength tubular steel frame with closed double cradle.

Front suspension
40 mm hydraulic fork. Wheel travel 103 mm.

Rear suspension
Engine acting as swingarm. Two double acting shock absorbers
with 4 spring preload settings. Wheel travel 100 mm.

Front: Twin 260 mm stainless steel discs. Floating calipers with two parallel pistons. Integral braking system.
Rear: 240 mm stainless steel disc. Fixed caliper with two pistons. Integral braking system.

Light alloy.
Front: 3.00 x 16”;
Rear: 4.50 x 14”.

Front 110/70 x 16”;
Rear: 150/70 x 14”.

Overall length: 2,263 mm
Overall width: 765 mm (at handlebars)
Overall height: 1,411 mm (at windshield)
Wheelbase: 1,535 mm
Seat height: 780 mm

Dry weight
189 kg

Tank capacity
13.2 litres (3 litres reserve)

Standard equipment
Car-type electronic anti-theft system with remote control.

Optional accessories
Large windshield with hand-guards, 50 litre tunnel bag, 47 litre
Street Case top box in matching paint finish, 35 litre City top box in matching paint finish personalised for Scarabeo, optional top box backrests.



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