Piaggio Typhoon 50: review, history, specs

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The Piaggio Typhoon 50 was a single cylinder, four-stroke scooter motorcycle produced between 2005 and 2016. Max torque was 2.8 ft/lbs (3.8 Nm) @ 8000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 4.43 HP (3.3 KW) @ 9500 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 39.0mm bore x 41.3mm stroke result in a displacement of just 49.0 cubic centimeters. The engine featured a 10.3:1 compression ratio. Fuel was supplied via a single overhead cams (sohc).

Drive[edit]

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

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/80-14 front tire and a 130/80-14 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc. two-piston floating caliper in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic hydraulic fork, stroke while the rear was equiped with a single hydraulic shock absorber. The Typhoon 50 was fitted with a 1.85 Gallon (7.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 178.57 pounds (81.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 50.39 inches (1280 mm) long.

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Piaggio Typhoon 50
Manufacturer
Production 2004 - 2016
Class Scooter
Engine
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 39.0mm x 41.3mm
Compression ratio 10.3:1
Horsepower 4.43 HP (3.3 KW) @ 9500RPM
Torque 2.8 ft/lbs (3.8 Nm) @ 8000RPM
Fuel System carburetor
Ignition inductive
Transmission Gear box: automatic

Final Drive: belt

Clutch: dry, centrifugal, automatic
Suspension Front: telescopic hydraulic fork, stroke
Rear: single hydraulic shock absorber
Brakes Front: single disc. two-piston floating caliper
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 120/80-14
Rear Tire 130/80-14
Wheelbase 53.11 inches (1349 mm)
Length 76.38 inches (1940 mm)
Width 38.31 inches (973 mm)
Seat Height 30.31 inches (770 mm)
Weight 178.57 pounds (81.0 Kg) (dry), 101.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 1.85 Gallon (7.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The Piaggio Typhoon 50 was a single cylinder, four-stroke scooter produced by Piaggio between 2004 and 2016. Max torque was 2.8 ft/lbs (3.8 Nm) @ 8000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 4.43 HP (3.3 KW) @ 9500 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 39.0mm bore x 41.3mm stroke result in a displacement of just 49.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a single overhead cams (sohc).

Drive[edit]

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

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/80-14 front tire and a 130/80-14 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc. two-piston floating caliper in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic hydraulic fork, stroke while the rear was equipped with a single hydraulic shock absorber. The Typhoon 50 was fitted with a 1.85 Gallon (7.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 178.57 pounds (81.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 53.11 inches (1349 mm) long.

2004 - 2008 Piaggio Typhoon 50[edit]

2004 - 2008 Piaggio Typhoon 50 2004 - 2008 Piaggio Typhoon 50 2004 - 2008 Piaggio Typhoon 50

The original Typhoon was Piaggio’s fat wheeled sporty 50cc during the early years of their return to North America .The Typhoon 50 it`s a dynamic and solid vehicle with a four stroke, four-valve engine. Tough and reliable, this sporty scooter makes light work of city traffic. One unique aspect of the Typhoon’s design was the inverted front forks. These forks minimize the unsprungwheel weight for better handling over choppy pavement. They also look pretty cool like a high end sport bike.


2013 Piaggio Typhoon 50[edit]

2013 Piaggio Typhoon 50

The 2013 MY Piaggio Typhoon 50 is an aggressive, modern looking small displacement scooter that is sure to fit the needs of both novice and more experienced riders alike. It sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 49cc, single cylinder lump paired to a continuously variable transmission (CVT), and can produce 5 horsepower and 4 Nm of torque. When it comes to gas mileage, few can beat it, with a claimed 144 miles per gallon. In addition, it comes with 14" alloy wheels, which are superior to steel ones, and help make it more agile and stable at the same time.


2014 Piaggio Typhoon 50[edit]

2014 Piaggio Typhoon 50

The 2014 MY Piaggio Typhoon has been designed especially for younger riders and features a youthful, urban-inspired graphic scheme, that is sure to turn heads no matter where one rides it. At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder lump mated to a continuously variable transmission (CVT), and can produce 5 horsepower and 4 Nm of torque. In addition, it boasts an unmatched gas mileage of 144 mpg. It is suitable for tackling the urban jungle, and its low seat height mean it can accommodate a wide variety of riders.


2015 Piaggio Typhoon 50[edit]

2015 Piaggio Typhoon 50 2015 Piaggio Typhoon 50

The 2015 MY Piaggio Typhoon 50 sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 49cc, single cylinder lump mated to a continuously variable transmission, and can produce 5 horsepower and 4 Nm of torque. It is ideal for novice and young riders, thanks to its small displacement, and boasts one of the best gas mileages in its class, of 144 mph, thanks to its rather large, 1.9 gallons fuel tank. In addition, it comes standard with 14" alloy wheels, which not only reduce weight and increase agility, but also make this two-wheeler more stable. In addition, it has an under-seat storage compartment that can house a full size helmet.


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