Vespa 50 Super Sprint (1965-73)

Make Model: Vespa 50 Super Sprint


Year: 1965-73
Engine: Two stroke, single cylinder
Capacity: 49.8 cc / 3.0 cub in
Bore x Stroke: 38.4 x 43 mm
Compression Ratio: 7.2:1
Mixture: 1:50
Carburettor: Dell’Orto 16
Cooling: Air cooled with centrifugal fan
Battery: 1 x 6V – 9.5 Ah batteries
Induction: Rotary valve
Ignition: Flywheel magneto
Starting: Kick start
Spark Plug: Bosch W225 T1
Clutch: Oil bath, multi plate
Max Power: 2.7 kW / 3.7 Hp @ 7000 rpm
Transmission: 4 Speed, grip shift
Final Drive: Direct drive
Frame: Pressed sheet steel with streamlined monocoque structure
Front Suspension: Trailing arm, coil spring, damper
Rear Suspension: Coil spring, dampter
Front Brakes: 125 mm drum

Rear Brakes: 125 mm drum
Wheels: Pressed steel flanges
Front Tyre: 3 x 10″
Rear Tyre: 3 x 10″
Dimensions: Length: 1655 mm / 65.2 in Width: 550 mm / 21.7 in
Wheelbase: 1166 mm / 45.9 in
Dry Weight: 81 kg / 179 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 5.6 L / 1.5 US gal
Consumption average: 2.2 L/100 km / 45.5 km/l / 107 US mpg
Top Speed: 70 km/h / 43.5 mph
Source: vesparade.worldpress.com, Wikipedia, Vespa by Giorgio Sarti


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