Piaggio BV300: review, history, specs
|Also called||BV Tourer 300|
|Production||2011 - 2012|
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|
|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
|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)|
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
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.