2009 Piaggio MP3 500

2009 Piaggio MP3 500
MSRP $8,899

The three wheel revolution progresses even further with the MP3 500. With aggressive styling and performance, the Piaggio MP3 500 is the three-wheeler for people who want to stand out. ‘Safe fun’ is no longer an oxymoron. Riding has never been this easy, enjoyable and secure. Two front wheels and a revolutionary parallelogram front suspension together with the new double ignition Master 500ie engine give the MP3 500 very racy performance while remaining exceptionally safe.

ModelMP3 500
Engine TypeSingle Cylinder
Engine Displacement492.7cc
Bore Stroke94mm x 71mm
Compression Ratio10.5 : 1
Fuel SystemFuel injection
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionAutomatic CVT
Final Drivena
Rake Trailna
Seat Height31 in.
Wheelbase61 in.
Front SuspensionCantilevered suspension
Rear Suspension2 dual effect hydraulic shocks, preload adjustable
Front BrakeDisc brake, twin
Rear BrakeDisc brake
Front Tire120/70-12
Rear Tire140/70-14
Fuel Capacity3.2 gal.
Dry Weight538 lbs