The Vespa LX 150 i.e. is the heir of a truly unique legacy, created for getting around the city on a technologically modern scooter that shows off an individualistic style.
The modern stylings of the Vespa LX harken back to the most classic Vespa design forms. The round headlight, the wide, protective steel legshield, the new, wider and more contoured saddle, and the new chrome detailing on the rear view mirrors and mudguard are all drawn from the history of the world's most famous scooter.
The body (which also serves as the monocoque chassis) is made entirely from steel for greater sturdiness and riding precision. The wheels, 11” and 10” each, a classic front disc/rear drum brake system, a suspension layout featuring the hallmark front link arm, and an adjustable hydraulic monoshock at the rear complete the technical makeup of the Vespa LX 150 i.e.
The Vespa LX 150 i.e. high-tech electronic fuel injected engine delivers smoother power progression in the relentless stop-start conditions of urban riding. The impressive capabilities of the 150cc engine will shine through as any roader hits the road to get out of town.
ELECTRONIC FUEL INJECTION
Allows a cleaner burn and smoother acceleration, improving fuel efficiency up to 15%
ATTENTION TO DETAIL
Is evident in the tolerance for grooves and gaps that are subtantially smaller than other brands. Vespas also receive rich chrome accents and details such as tucking and hiding body part holding screws.
THE SINGLE-SIDE-TRAILING-LINK FRONT SUSPENSION
Is not only a classic styling cue, it is extremely functional, providing a much smoother and luxurious ride.
2013 Vespa LX 150 IE Base
Model NameLX 150 IE
Generic Type (Primary)Scooter
Engine TypeSingle-cylinder 4-stroke LEADER engine with catalytic converter
Cylinders-Displacement (cc)150 cc
Maximum Power At Shaft8,7 kW at 8,000 rpm (11.6 hp)
Engine Torque, Maximum11,5 Nm at 6.250 rpm (8.4 ft-lb)
Fuel SystemP.I. Injection (Port injected)
Cooling SystemForced Air
TransmissionAutomatic Twist and Go (CVT with torque server)
ClutchAutomatic dry centrifugal clutch with vibration dampers
Front SuspensionSingle sided trailing link with hydraulic shock absorber