2017 Primavera 50 & 150

VESPA PRIMAVERA & VESPA SPRINT
The new and ultra-modern Piaggio i-get euro 4 engine equips the youngest vespa versions: optimized performance, lower operating costs, extremely quiet and efficient. vespa primavera and vespa sprint also boast a generous equipment package and abs as standard equipment. Once again, Vespa confirms its technological cutting-edge, which has always distinguished it and left its mark on history, proving to be one of the most modern and safest vehicles in the world. Introducing the new versions of Vespa Primavera and Vespa Sprint which are heirs to the legendary “Vespino” that charmed and transported entire generations of young people all over the world in the ’60s. They stand out for their more generous equipment package that includes a very handy USB socket, located inside the leg shield back plate compartment, and the ABS braking system, now standard on all 125 and 150 cc versions. The most important innovation comes in the form of the new Piaggio i-get Euro 4 powerplant, capable of ensuring brilliant performance, contained consumption and extremely high overall efficiency.

New i-get engine: maximum quality and reliability
The new powerplants are the result of a design philosophy that sets new and more advanced quality and reliability levels as its primary objectives. Every aspect of the design process was aimed at increasing the efficiency of each individual component, thereby working together to maximize performance and, at the same time, minimize consumption and emissions (not only polluting emissions but also sound emissions). More than one million kilometres which have already been ridden during the testing phase are a testament to the attention to quality and reliability in the development process of the new i-get engines which, thanks to the modular nature of the project, can be provided in liquid or air cooled versions with 3 or 4 valve timing.
The new i-get powerplants that equip Vespa Primavera and Vespa Sprint are ultra-modern single cylinder 4-stroke 125 and 150 cc air cooled engines with electronic injection and 3-valve timing. Each and every detail, from the exhaust to the internal design of the gearbox cover, has been designed to make the ride smoother, quieter and more comfortable. The injection system has been optimized and improved in terms of efficiency; the ECU now has a barometric sensor that guarantees optimum combustion every time in any condition of use and at any altitude. This means that the power and torque output reach new and high levels of regularity and reliability, even in the city with constant “stop and go” riding.

 

You get an"i-Get"
These engines are extremely environmentally friendly since they are approved in compliance with the Euro 4 Multi-Directive, and they are capable of performance which is at the top of the category: the i-get 125 cc has maximum power and torque that measure in respectively at 7.9 kW at 7,700 rpm and 10.4 Nm at 6,000 rpm, whereas the 150 cc reaches 9.5 kW maximum power at 7,750 rpm and 12.8 Nm maximum torque at 6,500. These are values that, along with the proverbial light weight typical of all Vespas, make this Vespa “small body” particularly quick both in city traffic and on stretches of open road. A perfectly calibrated gearbox with new and more resistant friction materials for the dry centrifugal automatic clutch contributes to this result. This brilliant performance is combined with fuel consumption values that are reduced to a minimum: the particular architecture of the engine and the solutions adopted for the various components makes 45.5 km/l possible for the 125 and 41 km/l for the 150 measured in the WMTC cycle. Thanks to a spacious, 8 litre fuel tank, Vespa Primavera and Vespa Sprint now boast a highly respectable travel range: 364 km can be covered with a full tank on the 125 cc and 328 km with the 150 cc.

The Vespa Primavera and Vespa Sprint i-get powerplants are single cylinder engines, completely new both in terms of mechanical components and electronic parts. Worth a mention in more detail are:

  • the crankshaft, with 24% increased inertia compared with the previous engine for a decisive reduction in vibrations and a smoother ride;
  • the new starter motor, decidedly quieter; 
  • the new gearbox cover, to reduce the noise even more and increase stiffness;
  • the barometric sensor, so that combustion is always optimized.

Vespa Primavera

    Vespa Primavera is created appropriating all the values which made it a success forty-eight years ago in the first Primavera version. In fact, the first Vespa to bear this name made its first appearance in 1968 and was revolutionary: small, agile, powered by a brilliant engine, Primavera placed wings on several generations and was produced without interruption until 1982, not only becoming a legendary model, but also one of the widest commercial successes in Vespa history. Youthful, innovative, technologically ground-breaking, agile and dynamic, with an eye to the protection of the environment, its modern day heir is a star in its own time, inheriting all the freshness and joy of living from its predecessor.

    2017 Highlights

    • Front Wheel ABS (Primavera 150 & Sprint 150)
    • Up to 98 MPG
    • 30.7" seat height for 50 cc scooters & 31.1" seat height for 150cc scooters
    • New contoured seat and narrower footboard for better ergonomics
    • Euro-4 Compliant

    ABS as standard on all versions
    On all of the 125 and 150 Vespa Primavera and Vespa Sprint versions, the ABS braking system now comes standard, a further technical advancement intended to increase safety. The front wheel on Vespa Primavera and Vespa Sprint has a speed detection system – a sensor and a tone wheel – which instantaneously measures its speed and deceleration compared to that of the scooter. The sensor dialogues with an electro hydraulic control unit which activates the ABS system if the wheel decelerates abruptly, preventing locking and the consequent loss of control over the vehicle, thereby guaranteeing stability, vehicle control and efficient braking even on low friction coefficient surfaces such as wet or dirty asphalt. 
    This system, developed specifically for the Vespa Primavera and Vespa Spring, can also boast being lightweight, leaving the kerb weight virtually unchanged. The advantages are tangible in terms of safety and riding pleasure on the road, where riders will discover a Vespa with dynamic qualities and exceptional stability and handling. Other contributors to road safety are the generous wheel rim sizes on both the Vespa Primavera and Vespa Sprint.


    2017 Primavera & Sprint Specifications

    2017 Vespa

    Primavera 50 CC

    Primavera 150 CC

    Sprint 50 CC

    Sprint 150 CC

    Engine

    Single Cylinder 4 Stroke, 4 Catalyzed Hi-Per4 Valves

    Single Cylinder 4 Stroke, 3 Valves, Catalyzed

    Single Cylinder 4 Stroke,4 Catalyzed Hi-Per4 Valves

    Single Cylinder 4 Stroke, 3 Valves, Catalyzed

    Bore/Stroke

    39 Mm X 41.8 Mm

    58/58.6 Mm

    52/58.6 Mm

    58/58.6 Mm

    Displacement

    49.9 CC

    154.8 CC

    49.9 CC

    154.8 CC

    Max Power At Crankshaft

    4.35 Hp

    12.7 Hp (9.5 Kw) @ 7,750 Rpm

    4.6 Hp (3.4 Kw) @ 9,500 Rpm

    12.7 Hp (9.5 Kw) @ 7,750 Rpm

    Max Torque

    2.8 Ft Lbs (3.8 Nm) @ 8,000 Rpm

    9.4 Ft Lbs (12.8 Nm) @ 6,500 Rpm

    2.8 Ft Lbs (3.8 Nm) @ 8,000 Rpm

    9.4 Ft Lbs (12.8 Nm) @ 6,500 Rpm

    Timing System

    SOHC (Single Overhead Cam), 3 Valves Per Cylinder

    SOHC (Single Overhead Cam), 3 Valves Per Cylinder

    SOHC (Single Overhead Cam), 3 Valves Per Cylinder

    SOHC (Single Overhead Cam), 3 Valves Per Cylinder

    Fuel System

    Carburetor

    Electronic PFI (Port Fuel Injection)

    Carburetor

    Electronic PFI (Port Fuel Injection)

    Cooling

    Forced Air

    Forced Air

    Forced Air

    Forced Air

    Starter

    Electric And Kick Starter

    Electric

    Electric And Kick Starter

    Electric

    Clutch

    Automatic Dry Centrifugal Clutch With Vibration Dampers

    Automatic Dry Centrifugal Clutch With Vibration Dampers

    Automatic Dry Centrifugal Clutch With Vibration Dampers

    Automatic Dry Centrifugal Clutch With Vibration Dampers

    Gearbox

    Automatic CVT With Torque Server

    Twist-And-Go CVT With Torque Server

    Twist-And-Go CVT With Torque Server

    Twist-And-Go CVT With Torque Server

    Front Suspension

    ESS Type Single Arm With Coil Spring And Hydraulic Shock Absorber

    Single Sided Link Arm With Coil Spring And Dual Action Monoshock – 78 Mm Wheel Travel

    Single Sided Link Arm With Coil Spring And Dual Action Monoshock – 78 Mm Wheel Travel

    Single Sided Link Arm With Coil Spring And Dual Action Monoshock – 78 Mm Wheel Travel

    Rear Suspension

    Coil Spring With Hydraulic Shock Absorber

    Coil Spring Preload Adjustable (4 Positions) And Hydraulic Shock Absorber

    Coil Spring With Hydraulic Shock Absorber

    Coil Springs With Preload Adjustable To 4 Positions And Two Dual Action Shock Absorbers - 70 Mm Wheel Travel

    Front Wheel

    Die-Cast Aluminium Alloy 2,50X11”

    Die-Cast Aluminium Alloy 2,50X11”

    Die-Cast Aluminium Alloy 3.00X12”

    Die-Cast Aluminium Alloy 3.00X12”

    Rear Wheel

    Die-Cast Aluminium Alloy 2.75X11”

    Die-Cast Aluminium Alloy 2.75X11”

    Die-Cast Aluminium Alloy 3.00X12”

    Die-Cast Aluminium Alloy 3.00X12”

    Front Tire

    Tubeless 110/70-11”

    Tubeless 110/70-11”

    Tubeless 110/70-12”

    Tubeless 110/70-12”

    Rear Tire

    Tubeless 120/70-11”

    Tubeless 120/70-11”

    Tubeless 120/70-12”

    Tubeless 120/70-12”

    Front Brake

    Hydraulically Actuated 200 Mm Stainless Steel Disc Brakes

    Hydraulically Actuated 200 Mm Stainless Steel Disc Brakes

    Hydraulically Actuated 200 Mm Stainless Steel Disc Brakes

    Hydraulically Actuated 200 Mm Stainless Steel Disc Brakes

    Rear Brake

    Mechanically Actuated 140Mm Drum Brakes

    Mechanically Actuated 140Mm Drum Brakes

    Mechanically Actuated 140Mm Drum Brakes

    Mechanically Actuated 140Mm Drum Brakes

    ABS / ASR

    None

    Front Wheel ABS

    None

    Front Wheel ABS

    Saddle Height

    30.7" (780 Mm)

    30.7" (780 Mm)

    31.1" (790 Mm)

    31.1" (790 Mm)

    Fuel Tank Capacity

    1.8 Gal (7 L)

    2.1 Gal (8 L)

    1.8 Gal (7 L)

    2.1 Gal (8 L)

    Emissions

    Euro 4

    Euro 4

    Euro 4

    Euro 4

    Fuel Consumption

    96.8 Mpg (41.15 Km/L)**

    94.8 Mpg (40.3 Km/L)**

    96.8 Mpg (41.15 Km/L)**

    94.8 Mpg (40.3 Km/L)**

    Weight

    240 Lbs. (108 Kg)

    260 Lbs. (118 Kg)

    240 Lbs. (108 Kg)

    260 Lbs. (118 Kg)


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