Piaggio Fly 150: review, history, specs
|Also called||Fly 150, Fly1503V, Fly 150 3V|
|Production||2006 - 2016|
single cylinder, four-stroke
|Bore / Stroke||55.9mm x 55.9mm|
|Top Speed||61 mph (98 km/h)|
|Horsepower||11.8 HP (8.8 KW) @ 7000RPM|
|Torque||9.59 ft/lbs (13.0 Nm) @ 6000RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: automatic
Final Drive: belt
|Suspension||Front: telescopic hydraulic forks
Rear: hydraulic single shock absorber
|Brakes||Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
|Wheelbase||52.4 inches (1331 mm)|
|Length||73.62 inches (1870 mm)|
|Width||28.9 inches (734 mm)|
|Seat Height||30.91 inches (785 mm)|
|Weight||246.92 pounds (112.0 Kg) (dry), 112.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel Capacity||1.88 Gallon (7.10 Liters)|
|Fuel Consumption||3.22 liters/100 km (31.1 km/l or 73.05 mpg)|
The Piaggio FLY 150 was a air-cooled, single cylinder, four-stroke Piaggio LEADER scooter produced by Piaggio between 2009 and 2015. Max torque was 8.11 ft/lbs (11.0 Nm) @ 6000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 11.0 HP (8.2 KW) @ 7750 RPM.
The Fly now comes in two engine sizes, 50cc and 150cc, offering riders two reliable options that are great for everyday use. Modern, functional, and elegantly crafted, both share superior performance, modern Italian styling, and comfort. Technologically advanced, the Fly inherits Piaggio's tradition of combining safety, reliability, and practicality with an eye-catching design. Light, compact, and agile, the Fly is easy to use, simple to park, and offers excellent power-to-weight ratio for enhanced performance. The 12" wheels and large, tubeless tires also contribute to greater stability and agility in traffic, and the low seat is perfect for riders of all heights.
- Environmentally-friendly single cylinder, four-stroke, highly reliable Piaggio LEADER engine
- Low seat (30.9") suitable for riders of all heights
- Low, wide wheels (12") for stability and safety
- Automatic transmission and electric start (50cc model also includes emergency kick starter)
- Automatic transmission and electric start
- Underseat storage for full size helmet
- Glove and cell phone compartment
- Electronic Immobilizer system (Fly 150 only)
- Top case
- Electronic alarm
The bike has a CVT transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, centrifugal, automatic.
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, spring pre-load adjustable to four positions. The wheelbase was 52.4 inches (1331 mm) long.
2006 - 2008 Piaggio Fly 150
Equipped with the super efficient 3-valve 150cc engine for lower emissions, maximum performance and fuel economy of 44 km/h. With classic Italian style and top comfort, the Fly 150 features telescopic hydraulic forks and 12 wheels with large tubeless tires for easy handling and safety on both urban and uneven roads.
2009 Piaggio FLY 150
The 2009 MY Piaggio FLY 150 sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 150cc, single cylinder Leader lump mated to a continuously variable transmission (CVT), and can produce 11 horsepower and 11 Nm of torque. It can fit a wide variety of riders, thanks to its low, 30.9" seat height, and is also safe due to the wide, 12" tires. It comes standard with an electric start, an under-seat storage which can fit a full size helmet, a glove and cell phone compartment and an Electronic Immobilizer system. It can also be fitted, at the customer's request, with a windscreen, a top case and an electronic alarm.
2010 Piaggio FLY 150
The 2010 MY Piaggio FLY 150 sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 150cc, single cylinder Leader powerhouse paired to a continuously variable transmission (CVT), that produces 11 horsepower and 11 Nm of torque. It comes standard with a two-up seat and passenger grab-rails, making it capable of longer rides, as well as an under-seat storage compartment, that can fit a helmet, and a smaller, front storage compartment. Improved comfort and maneuverability are ensured by the 32mm telescopic front fork and the hydraulic, rear, shock absorber.
2011 Piaggio FLY 150
The 2011 MY Piaggio Fly 150 is a bigger displacement version of the entry-level FLY 50. At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 150cc, single cylinder Leader lump paired to a continuously variable transmission, and can produce 11 horsepower and 11 Nm of torque. Features worth mentioning would be the wide front shield, which increases protection against the elements, the passenger grab rails, the lightweight 12" alloy wheels, which increase its cornering abilities and stability, front and rear disc brakes which shorten the stopping distance, as well as the generous under-seat storage compartment, which can fit a helmet.
2013 Piaggio FLY 150
The 2013 MY Piaggio FLY 150 sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 150cc, single cylinder Leader lump mated to a continuously variable transmission (CVT), and can produce 11 horsepower and 11 Nm of torque. In addition, it comes with alloy wheels, instead of the normal steel ones, which reduce its weight and make for a more agile and stable ride. Also, it has a generous under-seat storage compartment, that can fit a helmet, and comes with a front disc brake, which shortens the braking distance and makes for an overall safer machine.
2014 Piaggio FLY 150
The 2014 MY Piaggio Fly 150, available for purchase only in the USA, is a more gritty version of the Fly 50. At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 150cc single cylinder Leader lump mated to a continuously variable transmission (CVT), and can produce 12 horsepower and 13 Nm of torque. It has a top speed of98 km/h as well as a claimed gas mileage of 70-75 mpg, which make it one of the most economical two-wheelers available on the market. In addition, it comes with alloy wheels, instead of the traditional steel ones, which make for a more agile and gritty machine.
2015 Piaggio FLY 150
The 2015 MY Piaggio FLY 150 sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 155cc, single cylinder Leader engine paired to a continuously variable transmission (CVT), that produces 11 horsepower and 13 Nm of torque. It is a gritty and agile scooter, thanks to its 12" alloy wheels, which also increase its stability. It has been designed for riders who want a more agile machine to tackle the busy traffic and narrow alleyways of the concrete jungle. In addition, it comes with an aerodynamic front shield and a storage compartment under its dual seat that can fit a helmet.