Piaggio Zip: history, specs, pictures

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The Piaggio Zip 50 was a single cylinder, four-stroke scooter motorcycle produced between 2005 and 2013. It could reach a top speed of 30 mph (48 km/h). Max torque was 3.17 ft/lbs (4.3 Nm) @ 6500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 4.43 HP (3.3 KW) @ 6700 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 40.0mm bore x 39.9mm stroke result in a displacement of just 49.0 cubic centimeters. The engine featured a 1.0:1 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 dry automatic centrifugal type.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 100/80-10 front tire and a 120/70-10 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 telescopic fork while the rear was equiped with a hydraulic shock absorber. The Zip 50 was fitted with a 1.93 Gallon (7.30 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 189.6 pounds (86.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 47.24 inches (1200 mm) long.

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Piaggio Zip
Manufacturer Piaggio
Also called Zip SP, Zip Special Edition, Zip 50
Production 2005 - 2013
Class Road
Engine single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 40.0mm x 39.9mm
Top speed 30 mph (48 km/h)
Horse Power 4.43 HP (3.3 KW) @ 6700RPM
Torque 3.17 ft/lbs (4.3 Nm) @ 6500RPM
Fuel system carburetor
Ignition type electronic cdi
Battery 1.0:1
Transmission Gear box: automatic

Final Drive: belt

Clutch: dry automatic centrifugal type
Suspension Front: telescopic fork
Rear: hydraulic shock absorber
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 100/80-10
Rear Tire 120/70-10
Wheelbase 47.24 inches (1200 mm)
Dimensions L 66.93 inches (1700 mm)
W 25.98 inches (660 mm)
Seat height 29.53 inches (750 mm)
Weight 189.6 pounds (86.0 Kg) (dry), 95.0 kg (wet)
Fuel capacity 1.93 Gallon (7.30 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual
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The Piaggio Zip 50 was a single cylinder, four-stroke Road motorcycle produced by Piaggio between 2005 and 2013. It could reach a top speed of 30 mph (48 km/h). Max torque was 3.17 ft/lbs (4.3 Nm) @ 6500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 4.43 HP (3.3 KW) @ 6700 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 40.0mm bore x 39.9mm 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 automatic centrifugal type.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 100/80-10 front tire and a 120/70-10 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 telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a hydraulic shock absorber. The Zip 50 was fitted with a 1.93 Gallon (7.30 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 189.6 pounds (86.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 47.24 inches (1200 mm) long.

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