2009 Aprilia Scarabeo 500 ie

2009 Aprilia Scarabeo 500 ie
MSRP $6,299

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.

ModelScarabeo 500 ie
Engine TypeSingle cylinder, four stroke, SOHC
Engine Displacement460 cc
Bore Stroke92 x 69 mm
CoolingLiquid cooled
Compression Ratio10.5:1
Fuel SystemElectronic fuel injection
IgnitionElectronic CDI ignition with automatic timing
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionAutomatic variator
Final DriveGearbox
Rake TrailNA
Seat Height30.71in
Front Suspension40 mm hydraulic fork. Wheel travel 4in
Rear SuspensionTwo double acting shock absorbers with 4 spring preload settings. Wheel travel 3.94in
Front BrakeTwin 260 mm stainless steel discs. Floating calipers with two parallel pistons
Rear Brake240 mm stainless steel disc. Fixed caliper with two pistons. Integral braking system
Front Tire110/70-16
Rear Tire150/70-14
Fuel Capacity3.49gal with 0.79gal reserve
Dry Weight416.67lbs

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