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Aprilia Scarabeo 250 2009

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General Information
Category Maxi-scooter 
Model Year 2009  
Manufacturer Aprilia  vs 6.1% Scooters have Aprilia
Model # Scarabeo 250 
Number of riders 2 persons 
Maximum Speed
74.56 mph
61.90 mph

12.66 mph higher than average.
Engine and transmission
Engine Type 1 Cylinders, 4-stroke, Single  vs 50.2% Scooters have 1 cylinders 4-stroke Single
Gear box Manual  vs 30.7% Scooters have Manual
244 cc (14.91 cubic inches)
155.74 cc

88.26 cc higher than average. Engine displacement is the volume inside the cylinders of an engine. The larger the engine displacement is, the more powerful the scooter usually is.
21.21 HP (15.6 kW)
13.76 HP

7.45 HP higher than average. The power of the scooter is measured in HP or KW.  The more power the scooter has the faster it can travel.
15 Nm (11.06 lb-ft)
16.22 Nm

1.22 Nm lower than average. Torque is a measure of the turning power of the engine.  A higher torque means faster acceleration.
Power-to-weight ratio
0.09 KW/lbs (11.54 lbs/HP)
0.07 KW/lbs

0.02 KW/lbs higher than average. A calculation of horsepower divided by weight.  The higher the ratio the more power there is per lb, which means a faster scooter.
Engine mounting Transverse  vs 90.6% Scooters have Transverse
Most scooter engines are transverse mounted.
Sparks per cylinder 1  
Clutch Wet, Centrifugal Clutch, Cable Operated  vs 23.8% Scooters have Wet centrifugal clutch cable operated
Starter Electric 
Electric starters have a push button, or use a key turn to get the engine started.
Cooling system Water Cooled  vs 45.9% Scooters have Water cooled
Bore × stroke 3 inch × 2.36 inch (oversquare - shortstroke) 
Fuel supply system Carburetor  vs 61.2% Scooters have Carburetor
Lubrication system Wet Sump  vs 87% Scooters have Wet sump
Final drive Belt  vs 76% Scooters have Belt
Ignition Type Digital Cdi 
Valves per cylinder

0.24 higher than average.
Valve train Sohc, Variable  vs 51.4% Scooters have SOHC variable
Compression 11:1   vs 13% Scooters have 11:1
Spark plug pipe type NGK  
Motor oil Semi-synthetic 
Fuel capacity
3.49 gals
2.40 gals

1.09 gals higher than average.
Suspension, Chassis and Brakes
Brake Disk, ø9.45 Inch  vs 11.4% Scooters have Disk Ø9.45 inch
Suspension Twin Shock, Swingarm  vs 33.9% Scooters have twin shock Swingarm
Tire 130 / 80 R16  
Suspension travel
3.54 inch
3.43 inch

0.11 inch higher than average.
ABS available No  vs 96.1% Scooters don't have ABS available
ABS (anti-lock braking system), prevents the brakes from locking when applied under constant pressure, by pulsating.  ABS allows for more control while braking.
89.1 inch
75.02 inch

14.08 inch higher than average.
Wheel Base
55.7 inch
52.97 inch

2.73 inch higher than average.
30.1 inch
28.69 inch

1.41 inch higher than average.
Seat Height
30.9 inch
30.39 inch

0.51 inch higher than average.
Dry weight
372.6 lbs
263.75 lbs

108.85 lbs higher than average.
55.6 inch
46.60 inch

9 inch higher than average.
Curb weight
396.8 lbs
313.02 lbs

83.78 lbs higher than average.

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