Piaggio is releasing its new biggest Carnaby after 50, 125 and 150 range. The new scooter is Carnaby 300 ie. The top-of-the-range Piaggio Carnaby 300 is the leader in its range in term of style and quality.
The new Piaggio scooter features a chrome plated central headlight and instruments, flat platform base, rear storage compartments, and sporty and motorcycle-derived look. Fold-away passenger foot rests are included, with an ergonomic seat and painted luggage rack.
2009 Piaggio Carnaby 300 ie is powered by a liquid cooled 300 cc fuel injected, four valve cylinder, Quasar motor. With 23 Nm at 6,000 rpm 2009 Piaggio Carnaby 300 is more torque than the 250 version. One credit of it is the acceleration and agility around town, and a range of 330 km on a full tank.
The high strength steel tube frame of chassis comes with 35mm fork and rear double action shock absorbers. The scooter rolls on 16 inches wheels wrapped with 110/70 tire at the front and 130/70 tire at the rear. The 165 kg dry weight scooter features two 260 mm discs with two-piston floating calipers.
2009 Piaggio Carnaby 300 ie comes in metalic color options include Andromeda Light Blue, Cosmos Black, Orion Grey and the exclusive Moon White.
Accessories for 2009 Piaggio Carnaby 300 ie includes scooter cover, electronic alarm, top box, windscreen and leg cover – to make it even better looking.
Carnaby Cruiser 300 i.e. Technical specifications
Engine Piaggio Quasar single cylinder 4 stroke
Displacement 278 cc
Bore x stroke 75 mm / 63 mm
Power 22.5 bhp at 7,250 rpm
Torque 23 Nm at 6,000 rpm
Valve gear Single overhead cam (SOHC), 4 valves
Fuel system Electronic fuel injection
Cooling Liquid cooling
Lubrication Wet sump
Gearbox Twist-and-go CVT transmission with torque assistance
Clutch Automatic dry centrifugal clutch
Frame Single cradle in high strength steel tube
Front suspension 35 mm hydraulic telescopic fork
Rear suspension Two double acting hydraulic shock absorbers
Front brake 260 mm disc
Rear brake 260 mm disc
Front tyre Tubeless 110/70-16″
Rear tyre Tubeless 130/70-16″
Length/Width/Wheelbase 2,050 mm / 780 mm / 1,400mm
Seat height 780 mm
Dry weight 164 kg
Fuel tank capacity 9.5 litres – 2 litre reserve
Fuel consumption 37 km/l at 60 km/h
Homologation EURO 3