From the same pedigree as the first Vespa prototype built by Piaggio in 1946, the Vespa LX 50 4V is more than 60 years in the making. Witness the evolution of style, comfort, and performance with the core values of Vespa that never change: steel monocoque chassis, passion, individualism and integrity.
Timelessly elegant design and a compact steel body come together to create a nimble Vespa that stands out in congested urban traffic.
With a legendary style, Vespa has always been in constant technological evolution. The robust and reliable 4-stroke, 4-valve, air-cooled engine powering the Vespa LX 50 4V offers proverbial fuel efficiency and low running costs, gaining even better performances both in power and torque that are now available at lower engine speeds.
THE STEEL MONOCOQUE FRAME
Will last for generations, it is also rigid, providing a more stable ride.
SUPERIOR INTERNAL COMPONENTS
Such as clutches, rollers and pulleys are built over and above normal specifications for durability.
Are far superior to steel as they are stronger, lighter, dissipate heat quicker, resist corrosion, and are easier to mantain.
2013 Vespa LX 50 4V Base
Model NameLX 50 4V
Generic Type (Primary)Moped
Engine TypeSingle-cylinder 4-stroke 4-valves HI-PER4 engine with catalytic converter
Cylinders-Displacement (cc)49.4 cc
Maximum Power At Shaft
Engine Torque, Maximum
Cooling SystemForced Air
StarterElectric and kick starter
TransmissionAutomatic Twist and Go (CVT with torque server)
ClutchAutomatic dry centrifugal clutch with vibration dampers
Front SuspensionSingle sided trailing link with hydraulic shock absorber