Piaggio MP3 500 - 2011 Specifications and Reviews

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General information

Model:Piaggio MP3 500

Engine and Transmission Specifications

Driveline:Twist-and-go CVT with torque server
Clutch:Automatic dry centrifugal
Transmission type,final drive:Belt
Cooling system:Liquid
Lubrication system:Wet sump
Fuel control:SOHC
Fuel system:Injection
Valves per cylinder:4
Bore x stroke:94.0 x 71.0 mm (3.7 x 2.8 inches)
Top speed:143.0 km/h (88.9 mph)
Torque:42.30 Nm (4.3 kgf-m or 31.2 ft.lbs) @ 5500
Engine details:Piaggio Master engine
Engine type:Single cylinder, four-stroke
Capacity:492.70 ccm (30.06 cubic inches)

Brakes, suspension, Frame and wheels

Rear brakes diameter:260 mm (10.2 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc. Twin piston
Front brakes diameter:240 mm (9.4 inches)
Front brakes:Double disc. Twin piston
Rear tyre dimensions:140/70-14
Front tyre dimensions:120/70-12
Rear suspension travel:110 mm (4.3 inches)
Rear suspension:2 double acting hydraulic shock absorbers, swing arm.
Front suspension travel:110 mm (4.3 inches)
Front suspension:Tilting parallelogram with 4 arms supporting 2 steering tubes.
Frame type:Double cradle trellis made if high-strength steel tubes

Physical measures and capacities

Fuel capacity:12.00 litres (3.17 gallons)
Overall width:775 mm (30.5 inches)
Overall length:2,160 mm (85.0 inches)
Overall height:1,350 mm (53.1 inches)
Seat height:785 mm (30.9 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:245.0 kg (540.1 pounds)

Other specs

Comments:Italian brand.
Factory warranty:3 years
Reserve fuel capacity:4.50 litres (1.19 gallons)
Wheelbase:1,470 mm (57.9 inches)
Ground clearance:162 mm (6.4 inches)
Power/weight ratio:0.5909 HP/kg
Dry weight:198.0 kg (436.5 pounds)
Rear tyre:180/55-R17
Front tyre:120/70-R17
Rear wheel travel:150 mm (5.9 inches)
Rear Suspension:Single lateral shock absorber with fully adjustable pibby tank
Front wheel travel:150 mm (5.9 inches)
Front Suspension:Marzocchi upside-down fork
Trail:100 mm (3.9 inches)
Rake (fork angle):24.5°
Exhaust system:Silencer, 3-way catalytic converter with oxygen sensor.
Emission details:Euro 3.
Valves per cylinder:4
Bore x Stroke:107.0 x 66.0 mm (4.2 x 2.6 inches)
Torque:102.00 Nm (10.4 kgf-m or 75.2 ft.lbs) @ 6700 Revolutions">RPM
Color options:Red, balck

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