New and Up to date 2023 Aprilia, Moto Guzzi, Piaggio, and Vespa Fashions
On the EICMA present in Italy, the Piaggio Group launched the brand new Aprilia ELECTRICa undertaking, in addition to a number of up to date fashions within the firm’s model vary, together with the next:
- Aprilia RS 660 Extrema
- V7 Stone Particular Version and V9 Bobber Particular Version
- Piaggio 1
- Vespa GTV, Primavera Shade Vibe, and 946 10° Anniversario
The Piaggio Group mentioned its manufacturers have “accepted the problem of a altering world, introducing an enormous provide of automobiles able to assembly any mobility wants.” Pricing and availability dates of the brand new fashions have but to be offered.
2023 Aprilia ELECTRICa Mission
Though the Piaggio Group has been engaged on electrical propulsion since 1975 – together with releasing the primary hybrid scooter on the planet, the MP3 Hybrid, in 2009 – the Aprilia ELECTRICa undertaking is a brand new idea for the corporate. Piaggio says the light-weight electrical bike is the corporate’s response to the altering commuting wants on the planet with a nod to “the thrilling driving expertise that solely a motorbike can present.”
The electrical motor on the ELECTRICa is positioned within the middle and powers a sequence remaining drive. The bike consists of keyless ignition and LCD instrumentation. The aesthetics of the ELECTRICa carry the acquainted Aprilia type, particularly the trendy interpretation of the triple headlamp cluster typical of all Aprilias.
The bike has compact dimensions and a low saddle peak, and the corporate says the presence of each brake controls on the handlebar makes the transition from scooters simpler.
Precise specs, pricing, and availability weren’t obtainable as of publication.
2023 Aprilia RS 660 Extrema
The 2023 Aprilia RS 660 Extrema is the sportiest and lightest RS 660 within the vary, with up to date and new commonplace tools.
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The Aprilia RS 660 has a liquid-cooled 659cc DOHC parallel-Twin making a claimed 100 hp and 49.4 lb-ft of torque at 8,500 rpm.
The 2023 RS 660 Extrema incorporates a lighter street-legal exhaust system by SC Mission with a carbon silencer positioned on the best facet (and not beneath the engine). Additionally contributing to the general discount in weight are the carbon entrance fender and the brand new carbon engine undercover. Moist weight is a claimed 366 lb.
The RS 660 Extrema sport attributes are emphasised by the single-seat tail fairing (the passenger’s seat comes with the bike). Normal electronics on the RS 660 embody traction management, cornering ABS, engine brake, engine map, and wheelie management – all adjustable – in addition to 5 journey modes (Highway and Observe, three mounted and two customizable). The RS 660 Extrema additionally has software program that enables the rider to arrange the usual fast shift in a reverse-shift sample with out having to switch any bike parts.
Pricing and availability of the RS 660 Extrema weren’t obtainable as of publication, however we count on an MSRP north of $11,599, the checklist value of the 2022 Aprilia RS 660.
2023 Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber Particular Version
Launched as a ready-to-ride manufacturing unit bobber in 2016, the Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber has an air- and oil-cooled longitudinal 853cc 90-degree V-Twin making a claimed 65 hp and 53.8 lb-ft of torque at 5,000 rpm.
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The engine sits in a twin-tube metal cradle body. Suspension is primary, with a nonadjustable 40mm fork on the entrance and preload adjustable rear shocks. Stopping energy comes from Brembo opposed 4-piston calipers grabbing a 320mm chrome steel floating disc up entrance and Brembo 2-piston calipers and a 260mm floating disc within the again. The 16-inch aluminum alloy wheels are nonetheless shod within the V9 Bobber’s attribute outsized tires (130/90 up entrance, 150/80 rear).
Piaggio says the 30.9-inch seat peak contributes to the bobber’s “sporty, lively, and prolonged driving place.” The V9 Bobber has a 4.0-gal gas tank, and the bike is available in with an general moist weight of 463 lb.
The brand new Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber Particular Version boasts a particular Workshop twin-tone black and gray coloration scheme that enhances the teardrop gas tank form and extends to the aluminum facet panels. A billet aluminum cap is a high-end contact.
The matte black brings out the Moto Guzzi branding milled on the aluminum cylinder head covers, and the acquainted sound of the Moto Guzzi 850 twin cylinder is highlighted by the exhaust painted matte black with an aluminum backside. Bar-end mirrors mounted on the ends of the handlebar, together with the fork seals and the brief entrance fender, full the tools.
Pricing and availability on the 2023 Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber Particular Version weren’t obtainable.
2023 Moto Guzzi V7 Stone Particular Version
The Moto Guzzi V7 Stone was up to date for 2021 with a bigger air-cooled 853cc longitudinal 90-degree V-Twin making a claimed 65 hp at 6,800 rpm and 54 lb-ft of torque at 5,000 rpm. Different updates included decreased effort from the single-disc dry clutch, a stiffer body and larger swingarm with a brand new bevel gear for the cardan shaft drive, revised damping and an extended stroke for the preload-adjustable rear shocks, an up to date ABS module, and extra.
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The 2023 Moto Guzzi V7 Stone Particular Version incorporates a new Arrow exhaust system, which the corporate says has led to positive aspects in efficiency, bumping as much as 65.7 hp at 6,700 rpm and 55.3 lb-ft of torque at 4,900 rpm.
From a visible standpoint, Moto Guzzi has swapped out the matte shades typical of the Stone model for a particular Shining Black coloration scheme, enhanced on the tank with graphics and crimson particulars that recall the type traits of the Eagle model’s sportiest fashions.
This sport perspective can also be highlighted by the crimson shock springs and contrasting crimson stitching of the saddle, additionally particular to this mannequin. A plate on the handlebar riser identifies its particular version standing, and the tools bundle additionally consists of bar-end rearview mirrors and an anodized black billet aluminum gas cap.
Earlier V7 Stone fashions began at $8,990. Pricing and availability of the 2023 Moto Guzzi V7 Stone Particular Version weren’t obtainable at publication.
2023 Piaggio 1
Piaggio has upgraded the electrical motor that powers Piaggio 1 vary to ship higher efficiency. The moped model (Piaggio 1) has a claimed 3.1 hp from its motor constructed into the rear wheel and has a prime velocity restricted to 27 mph. The motorcycle model (Piaggio 1 Energetic) reaches 4 hp and has a prime velocity of TK mph. Piaggio says acceleration has elevated 14% on Piaggio 1 and virtually 12% on Piaggio 1 Energetic.
The 2023 Piaggio 1 has a full technological bundle that features 5.5-inch digital coloration instrumentation, full LED lighting, and keyless ignition. It additionally has an underseat storage compartment massive sufficient to carry a full helmet.
The earlier Piaggio 1+ mannequin had a claimed vary of roughly 62 miles in ECO mode and 42 miles in Sport mode, whereas the Piaggio 1 Energetic claimed 53 miles in ECO and 41 miles in Sport mode.
With each the variations, the battery is situated beneath the seat and is definitely detachable and moveable so it may be charged at dwelling or within the workplace.
2023 Vespa GTV
It has been 4 years because the final model of a Vespa scooter was launched, however at first of October, the Piaggio Group introduced the discharge of the brand new 2023 Vespa GTS vary, that includes a 4-stroke, liquid-cooled 300cc high-performance engine (HPE) providing a claimed 23.8 hp at 8,250 rpm.
Constructed on the Vespa GTS base, the Vespa GTV maintains the traits of its origins however combines them with a brand new technological tools bundle and new finishes, which Vespa says leads to “a unprecedented marriage of custom and modernity, classicism and aggressiveness, which manifests itself in probably the most authentically sporty Vespa ever.”
The low headlamp is LED, and the brand new instrumentation maintains the round form however is solely digital and shows most velocity, common velocity, on the spot and common mileage, vary, and battery cost standing, in addition to all name, message, and music notifications if the car is linked to a smartphone by means of the Vespa MIA system (obtainable as a separate accent).
The instrumentation is linked to the handlebar utilizing a cantilevered bracket and enveloped by a small prime fairing with sport inspiration. On the middle of the entrance protect, the Vespa “neck-tie” has lateral slits and is enhanced by decorations with orange edging. A USB port comes as commonplace tools, situated within the storage compartment on the again of the protect.
The Vespa GTV has a single-seat two-tone saddle with a racing look, and the rear half is designed for a tough cowl color-coded to match the physique and paying homage to the standard racing Vespa fairings.
The five-spoke design of the wheel rims can also be new – painted matte black with an orange graphic on the channel. On the security entrance, commonplace options embody ASR digital traction management and ABS.
Vespa Primavera Shade Vibe
The Piaggio Group says the brand new Vespa Primavera Shade Vibe is a “tribute to the colorful and carefree Vespa universe.”
The Primavera vary options air-cooled i-get (Italian Inexperienced Expertise Expertise) 4-stroke engines obtainable in 50cc and 150cc variations. The brand new Primavera Shade Vibe is characterised by a particular two-tone livery: the physique, obtainable within the Arancio Impulsivo and Bianco Innocente shades, is matched with a footboard in Ottanio, a shade of turquoise.
A contrasting coloration “stain” is printed in black and runs diagonally throughout all the physique by means of the devoted graphics on the perimeters of the entrance protect and facet panels. The decorations of the steering cowl on the entrance protect are additionally in Ottanio, in addition to the wheel rims, which have been made completely for this model in a particular shiny metallic end.
Lastly, the outfitting is accomplished by sporty black trim for the headlamp and taillight frames, the profile that runs alongside the entrance protect, the crest on the entrance fender, the entrance suspension spring and guard, the passenger seize deal with, and the muffler cowl. The saddle is black with anthracite stitching.
Vespa 946 10° Anniversario
The Vespa 946 particular 10° Anniversario outfit has an unique devoted coloration that represents a contemporary tackle the basic Vespa inexperienced shade, a coloration that’s described as “gentle and velvety, however has a touch of acidity.” The pearlescent coloration seems pastel at first look, however then positive aspects depth with illumination.