News 2011 Piaggio MP3 Hybrid | Quick Look

2011 Piaggio MP3 Hybrid | Quick Look

2011 Piaggio Scooter

Even without hybrid technology, the Piaggio MP3 Hybrid is an outstanding machine, with its unique two-wheel front end with four articulating aluminum arms that allows the bike to lean like a normal scooter (with additional front-end security, of course).

The Hybrid edition uses lithium- ion batteries that are charged during braking and deceleration. All told, the electric-/gasoline-fueled powertrain puts out nearly 15 horsepower.

When in the hybrid mode 65-percent of the time and electric the remaining 35-percent, the MP3 Hybrid gets over 141 mpg.A rider-selectable button allows a rider to choose between four different operating modes.

2011 Piaggio MP3 Hybrid Quick Stats

  • ENGINE TYPE: 4vpc single
  • BORE x STROKE: 57mm x 48.6mm
  • WHEELBASE: 58.7 inches

For a look into the entire 2011/2012 motorcycle lineup, check out the Ultimate MotorCycling Digital Buyer’s Guide.

Also, if you want stay up to date on the latest in motorcycle news, “Like” Ultimate MotorCycling on Facebook.

Don Williams
Don Williams
With 50 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

Team RB Freestyle Randie and Birdman Motorcycle Stunt Riders

Hello Rider Readers, It’s Randie Raige of Team RB Freestyle here! Come take an inside look at tandem stunt riding with me. That’s right, two...

2021 Aprilia Tuono V4 Lineup First Look (8 Fast Facts)

The Aprilia Tuono V4 has earned a reputation for being an uncompromisingly high-performance upright sportbike. Note that we didn’t say naked, as it has...

2021 Moto Guzzi V85 TT Lineup First Look: Adventure and Travel

Sporting two touring-oriented ADV motorcycles, the 2021 Moto Guzzi V85 TT lineup returns with some motor and electronics package updates, and a bit more....

2021 American Flat Track Schedule: 17 AFT Rounds Planned

The 2021 American Flat Track schedule has been revealed, and it features 17 rounds running from March to October, and coast-to-coast. There are four...

2021 Aprilia RSV4 and RSV4 Factory First Look (11 Fast Facts)

There are quite a few updates to the 2021 Aprilia RSV4 and RSV4 Factory. None of them are revolutionary. However, taken together, they add...

Honda CRF110F EFI Long-Term Test: 11-Year-Old Tested

When we got a hold of the 2019 Honda CRF110F, we were reluctant to give it back. Test rider Ben Karsian was cutting his...