Piaggio BV300: review, history, specs

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Piaggio BV300
Also called BV Tourer 300
Production 2011 - 2012
Class Scooter
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 73.7mm x 63.5mm
Top Speed 80 mph (128 km/h)
Horsepower 21.59 HP (16.1 KW) @ 7250RPM
Torque 16.45 ft/lbs (22.3 Nm) @ 500RPM
Fuel System injection
Transmission Gear box: automatic
Clutch: dry, centrifugal, automatic
Suspension Front: telescopik fork, 35 mm shafts
Rear: dual hydraulic shock absorber
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 110/70-16
Rear Tire 140/70-16
Wheelbase 60.39 inches (1534 mm)
Length 83.07 inches (2110 mm)
Width 30.31 inches (770 mm)
Height 51.97 inches (1320 mm)
Seat Height 30.98 inches (787 mm)
Weight 148.8 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 2.56 Gallon (9.70 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 3.46 liters/100 km (28.9 km/l or 67.98 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual

The Piaggio BV Tourer 300 was a single cylinder, four-stroke scooter produced by Piaggio between 2011 and 2012. It could reach a top speed of 80 mph (128 km/h). Max torque was 16.45 ft/lbs (22.3 Nm) @ 500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 21.59 HP (16.1 KW) @ 7250 RPM.


The engine was a liquid cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 73.7mm bore x 63.5mm stroke result in a displacement of just 278.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a single overhead cams (sohc).


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


It came with a 110/70-16 front tire and a 140/70-16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopik fork, 35 mm shafts while the rear was equipped with a dual hydraulic shock absorber. The BV Tourer 300 was fitted with a 2.56 Gallon (9.70 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 60.39 inches (1534 mm) long.

2011 Piaggio BV Tourer 300[edit]

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The 2011 MY Piaggio BV Tourer 300 is the latest addition to the BV family, and has been designed by the Italian engineers as a bridge between the nimble 250 to the bigger-bore 500. At its heart lies a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 278cc, single cylinder engine mated to a continuously variable transmission, and can produce 22 horsepower and 23 Nm of torque. It boasts a new design, with modern finishes and classic touches that is sure to appeal to a wide variety of riders. It comes standard with a spacious two-up seat, with lumbar support for the rider and pillion grab rails, as well as an under-seat storage compartment.