november 07, 2016 - Vespa

Vespa GTS, GTS Super, GTS Touring and GTS SuperSport


THE MOST POWERFUL AND TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED VESPA IS NOW AVAILABLE IN ITS ELEGANT AND SPORTY SPECIAL SERIES 

VESPA GTS BRINGS TWO SPECIAL EQUIPMENT PACKAGES ALONGSIDE ITS CLASSIC ANS SPORTY SUPER VERSION: TOURING AND SUPERSPORT. ALL THE MODELS ARE POWERED BY EURO 4 COMPLIANT ENGINES

STANDARD EQUIPPED WITH THE BEST ELECTRONIC SAFETY CONTROLS: THE ABS BRAKING SYSTEM AND EXCLUSIVE ASR TRACTION CONTROL, A BENCHMARK SETTING TECHNOLOGICAL SUPREMACY OF THE PIAGGIO GROUP


In the history of two-wheeled vehicles, the Vespa GTS is the most beloved in the world, having inherited the legacy of the legendary “Vespone”, as the biggest body – strictly in steel – Vespa has always been called. A  Vespa  on which to move around elegantly in the city, but also ready to travel, even on adventurous voyages, thanks to its powerful engine. 
Created in 2003 with the arrival of the  Vespa  GT125 and 200, the family of large Vespas then evolved beginning in 2005 with the arrival of the GTS version and and then of the engine capacities up to 300 cc.
The large, convenient, comfortable, extraordinarily protective  Vespa GTS combines its elegantly urban and city spirit with the tourism vocation which large Vespas have always embodied.

On the basis of the renewed technical platform of the Vespa GTS comes a true range with a wealth of standard equipment that includes ABS and ASR safety systems. There are four versions available: Vespa GTS, GTS Super, GTS Touring and Vespa GTS SuperSport.

The Super version of embodies the typical  Vespa  GTS values of style, comfort, safety and outstanding sportiness while citing legendary models of the past sports such as the 1955  Vespa GS 150, the 1965  Vespa  180 SS and the 1985 T5 “Pole Position”. The SuperSport special series is born out of this base, characterized by even sportier graphics enhanced by the gritty matt metallic grey and yellow colour schemes.

The new Vespa GTS Touring, on the other hand, is derives from the classic GTS base and represents the Vespa's vocation to touring. Millions of Vespas, equipped for tourism, have always travelled the roads of the world giving generations the opportunity to know each other, expanding their borders and encountering different cultures.
Developed on the technical basis of the Vespa GTS, the new Touring model comes off as a, vehicle of great stylistic impact that draws from the mythology of  Vespa  travel, and ready to face all journeys whether city or country.  The Vespa GTS Touring is characterised by the evocative windshield that improves protection without affecting - thanks to its small size - the elegance, by the front luggage rack that, along with the rear one and the helmet compartment, provide excellent load capacity to tackle memorable holidays, alone or in company. The Touring also has a dedicated logo positioned on the leg shield back plate. 

THE EVOLUTION OF STYLE
The most sporting of the Vespa range continuously evolves and hits new standards of safety, technology, comfort and painstaking attention to detail. All of the Vespa large body versions boast a spacious helmet compartment, a more and more comfortable seating position and latest generation instrumentation with plenty of information.
The new series standard features a USB port, located inside the compartment of the leg shield, while the front turn lights house a series of LED that act as day running lights. 

A STEP FORWARD FOR TECHNOLOGY
The Piaggio Group is the first manufacturer to introduce scooter ASR electronic traction control, once available only on the best motorcycles, which prevents wheelspin. The electronic control package is rounded-off by the ABS, anti-braking system. Both are standard features on the  Vespa GTS 300 family. 
The sophisticated  Vespa Multimedia Platform is available on the entire Vespa gts range. This is the platform that allows smartphone connection to the on-board electronic system to transform it into a multi-function tool, a full-fledged complex computer able to simultaneously display information such as tachometer, rev meter, and also instantaneous engine power and torque, longitudinal acceleration, instant and average fuel consumption, average speed and battery voltage and much more. The smartphone connected to the Vespa Multimedia Platform also makes it possible to display maps and routes as well as identify petrol stations and Service Stations. The tyre condition monitoring feature takes synergistic advantage of the vehicle and smartphone sensors to monitor tyre wear and inflation, immediately alerting the rider of any potentially critical situations. The general analysis feature monitors vehicle condition.

ENGINE 
Vespa GTS, GTS Touring and GTS SuperSport come with a 300 cc modern and advanced 4 valve x 4 stroke single cylinder engine with electronic injection, able to provide a maximum output of 15.6 kW (21.2 HP) at 7,750 rpm with maximum torque of 22 Nm at only 5,000 rpm. Values that ensure heightened acceleration readiness and in general extremely brilliant performance, making the new larger body Vespa ideal vehicles for city roads and touring, even long range travels, in full comfort whether alone or with a passenger.

VERSIONS, SPECIAL SERIES AND COLOURS
The classic GTS is available in metallic black, beige and grey and in pastel blue. The adventurous GTS Touring derives from this base, characterized by a double front and rear luggage rack and available in metallic red and metallic brown.
The gritty GTS Super, recognizable at a glance with its black, diamond finished wheel rims and saddle with double covering and piping, is available in four colour variations: the classic black, white and pastel red and the new metallic green. 
Vespa GTS Supersport is the absolute top in sportiness on a Vespa , a strong character that comes out straight away through its completely black wheel rims, metallic matt grey and yellow paintwork enhanced by dedicated graphics and, like with the Super version, the saddle with two distinct coverings and the new instrument cluster graphics.

ACCESSORIES
For all the Vespa GTS versions, the windshield, the spacious 42 litre top box and the top box mounting are available. The front and rear luggage racks are some of the most popular accessories that strongly denote the personality and long standing Vespa traveller tradition.
And speaking of chromium plated accessories, let's not forget the side kit which guarantees maximum protection for your  Vespa and ensures a bold aesthetic personalisation.
The leg cover made of thermal material, easy to install, also guarantees riding comfort in any season of the year. The complete set of accessories also includes the vehicle cover, mechanical anti-theft device, electronic anti-theft device, top box internal bag, luggage rack straps, and elegant “Country & Leisure” plaid.
To enhance the sporting spirit of the Vespa GTS Super the single-seat Sport saddle was designed that combines two different fabrics, has electrowelded stitching on the seating area that contrasts with the white stitching. 
One of the most characteristic and highest technology accessories is the Vespa Multimedia Platform which allows the rider to place his or her smartphone in communication with the Vespa.



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