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2009 Piaggio MP3 500 Scooter Review Photo Gallery

Motorcycle USA contributor Gabe Ets-Hokin reviews the Piaggio MP3 500 scooter. Has Piaggio managed to idiot proof the motorcycles? Find out in our 2009 Piaggio MP3 500 Scooter Review.

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While the MP3 isn't any where close to Sportbike status you can take mid speed corners with ease.
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The Piaggio MP3; a strange looking scooter for a very unique ride.
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Taking a strech out you can see the suspension that gives the MP3 the sportbike lean.
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The long seat reveals plenty of space for a single full face helmet with room for some extras.
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With the rear shocks set at full stiffness the bike does tend to understeer, but it also keeps you from scraping any of the lower pieces of the scooter.
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It may lack some acceleration out of corners but it has plenty of power to make some smoke.
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2009 Piaggio MP3 500 Scooter Review