Derbi Variant 50: history, specs, pictures

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Derbi Variant 50
Also called Variant Sport Curier, Variant Start, Variant Sport Curier 50, Variant Sport, Variant Sport 50 2T
Production 2006 - 2018
Class Moped
single cylinder, two-stroke
Bore / Stroke 40.0mm x 39.3mm
Horsepower 5.63 HP (4.2 KW) @ 7500RPM
Fuel System carburetor
Ignition electronic cdi
Transmission Gear box: automatic

Final Drive: belt

Clutch: centrifugal automatic
Suspension Front: hydraulic fork
Rear: single shock absorber
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 120/70-12
Rear Tire 120/70-12
Wheelbase 53.46 inches (1358 mm)
Length 76.77 inches (1950 mm)
Width 29.13 inches (740 mm)
Height 53.46 inches (1358 mm)
Seat Height 30.51 inches (775 mm)
Weight 218.26 pounds (99.0 Kg) (dry),
Fuel Capacity 1.85 Gallon (7.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Derbi Variant 50 was a single cylinder, two-stroke scooter produced between 2006 and 2018. Claimed horsepower was 5.63 HP (4.2 KW) @ 7500 RPM.


The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, two-stroke. A 40.0mm bore x 39.3mm stroke result in a displacement of just 49.4 cubic centimeters. The engine featured a 10.9:1 compression ratio.


The bike has a automatic transmission. The final drive was via belt. Power was moderated via the centrifugal automatic.


It came with a 120/70-12 front tire and a 120/70-12 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a hydraulic fork while the rear was equiped with a single shock absorber. The Variant 50 was fitted with a 1.85 Gallon (7.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 218.26 pounds (99.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 53.46 inches (1358 mm) long.

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