News 2011 Kymco Downtown 300i | Preview

2011 Kymco Downtown 300i | Preview

2011 Scooters

You’re about to enjoy commuting like never before. The Downtown 300i was designed and built for it.

With the open-road performance of a maxi scooter and sport bike agility, the Downtown 300i delivers the ultimate scooter riding experience.

This new entry in the KYMCO Scooter family is powered by an all new 4-valve Electronic Fuel Injected engine coupled to an agile, responsive, light weight dual cradle steel chassis.

The onboard carrying capacity of the Downtown 300i offers all the space you need. A lighted, underseat storage space is big enough for two helmets and a watertight console compartment for cell phone storage, equipped with a 12V accessory outlet for charging your phone, is right at your fingertips, satisfying all your daily commuting needs.

Add an optional top case and your daily commuter ride turns into a weekend touring machine. The Downtown 300i: class leading performance and styling plus great fuel economy too! Choose from three elegant color options: Pearl White, Silver or Burnt Orange.

KYMCO Downtown 300i Specs:

Engine Type 4-Stroke SOHC 4-Valve

Displacement 298.9cc

Bore x Stroke 72.7×72

Cooling System Liquid

Ignition Electric

Transmission CVT Automatic

Front Suspension Telescopic Forks

Rear Suspension 5 Position Adjustable Dual Shocks

Front Brake Disc

Rear Brake Disc

Front Wheel/Tire 120/80-14

Rear Wheel/Tire 150/70-13

Dimensions (LxWxH) 86.6″x31.8″x45.2″

Wheelbase 60.8″

Seat Height 30.5″

Fuel Capacity 3.3 gal

Estimated MPG 69 MPG

Weight 367 lbs

Available Colors Silver, Pearl White, Burnt Orange

Warranty 2 Year Factory

Instrumentation Speedometer, Tachometer, Odometer, Trip meter, Clock, Fuel & Temp, & 12 Volt accessory outlet

MSRP $5,599.00

KYMCO’s roots in the motorsports industry go back to its founding in 1963 as the Kwang Yang Motor Company, Ltd., with headquarters in Taiwan.

Long a leader in quality, fuel economy, and versatility, today KYMCO manufactures motor scooters, motorcycles, and ATVs at five plants in Asia, including the main facility in the city of Kaohsiung.

KYMCO is the largest scooter manufacturer in Taiwan and currently exports to 88 countries worldwide. All KYMCO plants use the latest technology for the engineering and production of reliable engine, chassis, and other components.

Since 2004, KYMCO has been officially accredited for ISO-9001 quality in manufacturing. KYMCO is committed to maximum customer satisfaction and constant innovation, making use of the most advanced CAD/CAE tools to bring superior engineering and design to their products.

The company’s partner in the United States is KYMCO USA with headquarters, marketing and distribution centered in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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