The new GTS comes with the latest Vespa evolution, the single-cylinder four-stroke 300 HPE (High Performance Engine) with four valves, electronic injection and liquid cooling.
Improved performance and reduced fuel consumption combine for thrilling driving whether in day-to-day city driving or out adventuring in the country.
Style, Performance, and Comfort
The totally steel bodywork with its perfect balance between traditional and contemporary delivers personality and character in abundance. With a redesigned front, reshaped handlebar, new ergonomic seat and full-LED lighting, the GTS Super has the air of true road royalty.
The perfect ergonomics and natural seat position have always contributed to making every Vespa comfortable, pleasant to ride and accessible to all. The new Vespa GTS further highlights that strong touring tradition that big Vespas have always embodied, offering a new seat able to guarantee greater comfort for both rider and passenger. A result achieved thanks to optimized ergonomics and the use of new materials for the padding and upholstery.
The large under-seat compartment makes the most of available space, able to accommodate two Vespa Visor 3.0 demi-jet helmets and more besides. Adding to the load capacity of Vespa GTS is a glove box, inside which there is also a USB port, useful for the recharging of external devices
The most powerful engine in the entire Vespa range combines technology improvements with unique design. Many enhancements in safety, comfort and attention to detail give to GTS a better quality perception and reaffirm it as the iconic “Granturismo” Vespa. All this makes the Vespa GTS ideal for both big city traffic and long range touring, to be enjoyed in total comfort, whether alone or in company’s exuberance is somewhat softened by the refined lines of the vehicle, offering a sophisticated color palette and formidable technical solutions:
New High Performance Engine (HPE)
New ergonomic seat with greater comfort for passenger and rider
New reshaped handlebar
New Remote: Bike finder and seat opener
New LED headlight, running lights, and brake lights
New eye-catching redesigned shield and horn cover
New stylish trim, body details, rims, and color finishing’s
Improved safety level by the new ABS & ASR system.
New front suspension (Enhance Sliding Suspension, ESS) and improved under seat storage compartment.
New analog and digital instrument panel and USB port.
Vespa Multimedia Platform available as an option.
The Vespa GTS chassis, in line with all Vespas from 1946 until now, is strictly steel for unrivalled robustness as well as truly unique levels of safety and dynamism. The result is a particularly brilliant ride both in city traffic as well as on country roads: a blend of thrilling handling and reassuring stability, also thanks to the generously sized tyres on 12 inch wheels. The double-disc braking system ensures prompt deceleration, even in sports use, with a modularity reserve able to put even a beginner’s mind at rest.
Piaggio was the first worldwide company to introduce advanced active safety systems such as ABS & ASR on a scooter, now available on the GTS range. ABS. Each wheel is equipped with a detection system (a sensor and a phonic wheel) that instantly measure speed and deceleration. The sensors communicate with a hydraulic control unit with two channels that activates the ABS system if one of the wheels decelerates quickly relative to the vehicle, avoiding locking and ensuring stability and efficient braking.
ASR (Anti Slip Regulation). It uses the ABS electronics and sensors to compare the wheel speed rotation of the two wheels. When the sensors detect the rear wheel speed exceeds that of the front, the control unit intervenes cutting the engine toque by spark advance reduction and, if necessary, also on the injection system to prevent slippage and prevent loss of vehicle control . These solutions put Vespa on the top level regarding safety and technology.
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