Piaggio Motorcycles: MP3 250 & BV 250Piaggio | February 4, 2011
Piaggio Motorcycles is the fourth largest manufacturer of bikes and scooters in the world who manufactures more than 600,000 vehicles in a year with operations in 50 different countries, five research and development centers and more than 6700 employees. The company is located in Pontedera, Italy and it encompasses seven marques of motorcycles and scooters. Piaggio was found in the year 1884 by Rinaldo Piaggio, who initially manufactured railway carriages and locomotives. During First World War, company got involved in producing aircrafts and during Second World War; they manufactured and launched bomber aircrafts. The motorcycles manufactured by Piaggio Company are designed to get you from one place to another spending money or time on fuel. The riders feel quite comfortable and could easily ride long distances without stopping for fuel. There are seven different models in the production lineup of Piaggio which includes famous scooters. While some of the models are discontinued, but there are few scooters and motorcycles that are redesigned with new features and components to make the ride quality more comfortable.
Piaggio Motorcycles are always available in great styles and colors, in fact the classic models are more fun to customize and rebuild as their components can be found easily. You can easily find their parts and accessories over the internet by searching for online Piaggio dealers. There are lots of Piaggio Motorcycles used in movies as well and one of the main aspects of company is that they are still manufacturing quality and reliable motorcycles. After sometime company got involved in manufacturing electric scooters and launched the hybrid version of MP3 powered by electric motor and 125cc petrol engine.
However there are lots of other Piaggio Motorcycles launched by company in the market such as Piaggio MP3 250 & Piaggio BV 250.
Piaggio MP3 250 is basically a three-wheeled scooter with two wheels at the front and one at the rear and is designed with electro-hydraulic tilt system that allow front wheels to act independently depending on the scooter leans. The MP3 250 is powered by liquid-cooled four-stroke four-valve engine that meets the Euro3 emission standards.
One of the notable features found in Piaggio MP3 250 is three-disc braking system which is used for helping the braking distance as compared to other scooters in the market. The suspension is also quite good that soaks all the bumps and lumps on the road. Overall the cruising on highway is quite comfortable with plush ride quality.
Piaggio BV 250 is powered by single-cylinder four-stroke liquid cooled four valves per cylinder SOHC engine which is good for producing ample of torque and horsepower.