Vespa 150 GS (1955-61)

Make Model: Vespa 150 GS


Year: 1955 – 61
Production: 126 349 units
Engine: Two stroke, single cylinder
Capacity: 145.5 cc / 8.8 cub in
Bore x Stroke: 57 x 57 mm
Compression: 7:1
Carburetor: Dell’Orto UB 23 S3
Cooling: Air cooled, centrifugal fan
Fuel Mixture: 1:15
Ignition: 6 pole flywheel magneto
Starting: Kick start
Battery: 6V
Clutch: Wet, multiplate with cork inserts
Max Power: 6.0 kW / 8.2 hp @ 7500 rpm
Transmission: 4 Speed, grip-shift, constant mesh
Final Drive: Direct drive
Frame: Pressed sheet steel, streamlined monocoque structure
Front Suspension: Stub axle with swining hub and variable rate coil spring and double action hydraulic damper
Rear Suspension: Swinging bracket for engine and wheel, with variable rate coil spring and co-axial double action hydraulic damper
Front Brakes: Drum, expanding type with cooling ribs
Rear Brakes: Drum, expanding type with cooling ribs

Wheels: Interchangeable
Front Tyre: 3.5 x 10″
Rear Tyre: 3.5 x 10″
Dimensions: Length: 1700 mm / 67 in Width: 700 mm / 27 in Height: 1050 mm / 41 in
Wheelbase: 1180 mm / 46.4 in
Ground clearance: 285 mm / 11.2 in
Turning Radius: 1400 mm / 55 in
Dry Weight: 100 kg / 220 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 12 L / 3.17 US gal
Reserve: 1.2 L / 0.3 US gal
Consumption average: 3.1 L/100 km / 32 km/l / 80 US mpg
Top Speed: 100 km/h / 62 mph
Colours: Metallic blue/green
Sources: Scooterlounge.com


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