Piaggio MP3: Looking For A New Car

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The Piaggio MP3 is a slanting three wheeled scooter which was first launched in the year 2006. It was manufactured by an Italian manufacturer named Piaggio with two wheels in the facade and one at the back side. It is available in 125, 250, 278, 400 and 500 ccs. And from all these cc’s, the 500 cc version is in high demand in Europe which is marketed with the brand name called Gilera Fucco 500ie. As 125 cc versions are not available in United States, Fucco has been launched as the Piaggio MP3 500 model.

Launch of other Piaggio versions

In UK, MP3 LT 400 version was launched in June 2009 which possesses a little wider track in front letting it to categorize as a tricycle than a motorcycle. And it needs to be driven with an ordinary UK car license to a certain extent but not with a motorcycle license which is required for these versions.

Trails performed with this version

The New York City police branch followed trails of this new plug in hybrid version in 2008 and after that it was launched in September 2009 as MP3 version. It possesses a 125 cc engine with regenerative braking system and 2.6 kW (3.5 hp) electric motor for better performance. This version vehicle possesses three user preferred variants of cross drive in order to create the vehicle competent of 141 miles per US gallon and 60 mph in 5 seconds.

Force applied

This is maintained when both methods of force are used in the vehicle. This MP3 can travel on electric mode at a distance of 11 miles with a maximum speed of 32 km per hour. When the two forces are used, then MP3 runs for utmost 25 minutes with the performance equal to a 250 cc scooter. And when this vehicle is powered individually with a petrol engine then it is slower than 125cc vehicles due to the weight as it is 249 kg which is 549lb when compared to petrol model which is of 208 kg.

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