Piaggio FLY 50 4V: review, history, specs

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Piaggio FLY 50 4V
Manufacturer
Production 2012 - 2015
Class Scooter
Engine
air-cooled, single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 38.1mm x 38.1mm
Horsepower 4.96 HP (3.7 KW) @ 7750RPM
Torque 2.95 ft/lbs (4.0 Nm) @ 6500RPM
Fuel System carburetor
Transmission Gear box: CVT
Clutch: dry, centrifugal, automatic
Suspension Front: 32 mm telescopic hydraulic forks
Rear: hydraulic single shock absorber
Brakes Front: 200 mm disc, 2-piston floating caliper
Rear: 140 mm drum
Front Tire 120/70, 12in
Rear Tire 120/70, 12in
Wheelbase 52.4 inches (1331 mm)
Length 74.02 inches (1880 mm)
Width 28.9 inches (734 mm)
Seat Height 30.91 inches (785 mm)
Weight 100.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual


The Piaggio FLY 50 4V was a air-cooled, single cylinder, four-stroke scooter produced by Piaggio between 2012 and 2015. Max torque was 2.95 ft/lbs (4.0 Nm) @ 6500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 4.96 HP (3.7 KW) @ 7750 RPM.

Engine[edit]

A 38.1mm bore x 38.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 49.9 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a CVT transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, centrifugal, automatic.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/70, 12in front tire and a 120/70, 12in rear tire. Stopping was achieved via 200 mm disc, 2-piston floating caliper in the front and a 140 mm drum in the rear. The front suspension was a 32 mm telescopic hydraulic forks while the rear was equipped with a hydraulic single shock absorber. The wheelbase was 52.4 inches (1331 mm) long.

2012 Piaggio FLY 50 4V[edit]

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The 2012 MY Piaggio FLY 50 4V sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 49cc, single cylinder lump paired to a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Visually, it has a modern, aggressive design, with lots of well-drawn lines. It comes with a two-up seat with pillion grab rails, and an under-seat storage compartment that can fit a helmet. It is also comfortable, thanks to the 32 mm telescopic front fork and the hydraulic monoshock rear suspension, which also makes it maneuverable, great for busy city traffic or tight alleys.


2013 Piaggio FLY 50 4V[edit]

When it comes to small displacement scooters, it doesn't get much better than the 2013 MY Piaggio FLY 50 4V. It sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 49cc single cylinder Leader lump mated to a continuously variable transmission (CVT). It comes standard with an aerodynamic front shield, which protects the rider from the elements, 12" aluminum alloy wheels, which reduce it's unsprung weight and increase stability, as well as an under-seat storage compartment, generous enough to fit a helmet. In addition, it comes with a front disc brake, which makes for a safer machine.


2014 Piaggio FLY 50 4V[edit]

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For riders who want a reliable, small displacement scooter, the 2014 MY Piaggio Fly 50 4V is a sound choice. At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 49cc, single cylinder HI-PER4 lump paired to a continuously variable transmission (CVT), and can produce 5 horsepower and 4 Nm of torque. It features 12" alloy wheels, which significantly increase its agility and stability, through busy city traffic, as well as a front disc brake that makes for a safer two-wheeler. Also, it has a generous under-seat storage compartment that can fit a full-size helmet.


2015 Piaggio FLY 50 4V[edit]

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The 2015 MY Piaggio Fly 50 4V addresses younger or novice riders, who want a small displacement city commuter. At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 49cc, single cylinder lump paired to a continuously variable transmission (CVT), for optimum power delivery, whether in city traffic, or narrow alleyways. In addition, it comes with alloy wheels, which increase its agility and stability, as well as an under-seat storage compartment able to fit a full-size helmet.