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.

In Media[edit]

Piaggio Zip
Manufacturer
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)
Horsepower 4.43 HP (3.3 KW) @ 6700RPM
Torque 3.17 ft/lbs (4.3 Nm) @ 6500RPM
Fuel System carburetor
Ignition 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)
Length 66.93 inches (1700 mm)
Width 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


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.

In Media[edit]