fastest scooter under 50cc

Fastest 50cc Scooter in 2020

A scooter is convenient for moving within the neighborhood, to the grocery store and also around town. The ability to move through traffic and in narrow paths allows for quick and effortless movements. While scooters aren’t known for being superfast, there are some that are better off than others. If you -are looking for something to keep up with the urban traffic, here are some of the fastest 50cc scooters for the year 2020 to consider.

  1. Honda Ruckus

Features

  • Top speed: 40-45 mph
  • Mileage: 114 mpg
  • Engine: Liquid-cooled single-cylinder 4-stroke
  • Displacement: 49.4cc
  • Valve Train: SOHC, 2 valves
  • Transmission: Automatic V-Matic

Description

The Honda Ruckus features minimal bodywork and a rugged overall style. Its instrument cluster includes an analog speedometer, odometer, and indicator lights for high beams, low fuel, and coolant temp. The braking action is tended to by drum brakes on both ends.

  1. 2020 Vespa Primavera 50

Features

  • Top speed: 40 MPH
  • Fuel: 80 MPG
  • Engine: 4.1 HP, 4-stroke
  • 12-inch cast-aluminum rims

Description

The Primavera 50 is a 50cc engine powered by a 4.1 horsepower four-stroke engine with a top speed of about 40 MPH. It features 12-inch cast-aluminum rims with five paired spokes. The scooter brakes through the 140 mm drum-type brake at its rear. It also has a hydraulic caliper at the front that chomps down on a 200 mm disc. New additional features in this latest model include the espresso brown seat, new LED headlight and “fly” windscreen.

  1. 2020 Vespa Sprint 50 S

Features

  • Top speed:40 MPH
  • Fuel consumption: 90 MPG
  • Engine: 3.2 hp,4-stroke
  • 12-inch cast aluminum wheels

Description

The Vespa Sprint 50S is a modern scooter with a classic design, perfectly suited for riding through the city. It is powered by a 49.9cc, single cylinder Hi-Per4, four-stroke engine with 3-way catalytic converter and secondary air system. It can attain top speed of 40 mph and delivers a fuel consumption of 90 mpg. Its wheels are wrapped up in 110/70-12 inch front and 120/7-12 inch rear tubeless tires. The instrumentation is all handled by the 4.3 inch, thin-film transistor display that doubles as an interface for the Vespa Multimedia Platform feature which networks with your smart phone for calls and music while underway.

  1. Aprilia SR Motard 50

Features

  • Top Speed: 40 mph
  • Engine: Single cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid cooled
  • Front suspension/wheel travel: Conventional fork with 40 mm body/4.3 inches
  • Fuel tank capacity: 1.9 gal
  • Wheels: 6 split spoke wheel rim in lightweight alloy

Description

This Aprilia SR Motard mode is light and nimble. It features an aluminum frame and an asymmetrical swing-mount drive system that uses both the engine and transmission as a stressed unit. It has a coil-over monoshock that supports the rear end and dampens the rear wheel motion with 4.8 inches of travel to soak up the bumps. The braking units on this model falls to the 220 mm front disc and 140 mm rear drum with the Bosch 9.1 MP ABS that brings a measure of safety.

  1. KYMCO Super 8 50X

Features

  • Top speed: 40 mph
  • Engine: SOHC 4-stroke
  • Horsepower: 1.9 HP at 7400 rpm
  • Fuel system: Carburetor
  • Fuel capacity: 1.3 gallons
  • Fuel consumption: 72 mpg
  • Ignition: Electric/kick

Description

The super 8 comes with a pillion seat which folds up to act as a rider backrest when riding solo. The 12-inch tires are dual purpose; with deep grooves for soft surfaces and are nice, wide flats for street work. The brakes on this model are unsophisticated, and come without any linking or ABS protection. The hydraulic front forks float the front, and an offset, coil-over monoshock supports the rear end off the swing-mount drive unit.

  1. Piaggio Typhoon 50

Features

  • Top speed: 40 mph
  • Engine: Single cylinder 2-stroke
  • Fuel tank capacity: 1.8 gallons
  • Starter: Electric/kick
  • Cooling: Forced air
  • Clutch: Automatic centrifugal dry clutch

Description

This 2-stroke scooter has a shark-nose front end look, with quartet of slots on either side of the binocular headlight arrangement. The instrumental panel comes laid out with an analog clock for the speed and an LCD screen and warning lights. Its dual-surface hoops provide some soft-terrain capability, and a single-cradle steel frame provides the standing structure.

  1. TaoTao ATM50-A1 50cc Street Legal Scooter

Features

  • Top speed: 35 mph
  • Mileage: 100+ mpg
  • Engine size: 49cc 4-stroke
  • Horse power: 3.5
  • Front tires: 100/60-10 inches steel rims
  • Rear tires: 100/60- 10 inches rims

Description

The TaoTao ATM 50cc sporty scooter comes with a slick, black matte finish. Regarded as the company’s top seller for about 10 years, it’s designed to save gas mileage. It is a fully automatic scooter and all one needs to do is to twist the throttle and ride away. It features a rear drum brake for quicker and safer stops, and not forgetting to mention the electric and kick start that gets you going if your battery fails. Another interesting feature is its locking mechanism for steering column to deter thieves from stealing the scooter.

  1. TaoTao Thunder 50 Gas Street Legal Scooter

Features

  • Top speed: 35 mph
  • Miles per Gallon: 100+
  • Engine size: 49cc
  • Hose power: 3.5
  • Front tires: 2.15 *12- Alloy rims
  • Rear tires: 2.15*12- Alloy rims

Description

The TaoTao is a good choice for riders looking for a stylish scooter with sufficient power to keep up with urban traffic. Its 50cc engine will propel you to top speeds of 35 mph and keep you going at that speed for over 100 miles per 1.2 gallons of fuel. It also features an electric start and automatic transmission.

  1. Genuine Scooters Rattler 50

Features

  • Top speed: 30+ mph
  • Engine: 49.7 cc, 2-stroke, air-cooled
  • Mileage: 100+ mpg
  • Braking: Front hydraulic disc, rear drum
  • Transmission: Automatic CVT
  • USB port: Charge cell phone/iPod

Description

This scooter comes with a pair of 12-inch blackout rims that round out the rolling chassis- with a 120/70 and 130/70 profile on the front and rear, respectively. Its front brakes run a 220 mm disc with a twin-pot caliper to bite it, while out back is the old-fashioned drum brake. Power on this scooter comes from a two-stroke, 49.7 cc Minarelli plant.

  1. Yamaha Zuma 50FX

Features

  • Top speed: 30+ mph
  • Engine: 49cc, liquid-cooled SOHC 4-stroke; 3 valves
  • Fuel Delivery: Mikuni 19mm throttle body, Fuel injection
  • Ignition: Transistor controlled ignition (TC1)
  • Max Torque: 3 pound-feet at 6500 rpm
  • Mileage: 132 mpg

Description

The Yamaha Zuma has the frame and fuel tank laid out with center-of-gravity, allowing for easy mounting and handling. It has 26 mm hydraulic front forks, and a coil-over monoshock supporting the rear off the swing-mount drivetrain, and the front- and-rear suspension components provide 2.3”and 2.2 “of wheel travel, respectively. Also, for this model Yamaha opted for a mechanical rear drum brake with a wing-nut adjuster for easy adjustment without tools. A hydraulic brake caliper binds the 10” front wheel with a 180 mm, wave-cut brake disc.

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