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post #1 of 12 Old Jan 10th, 2008, 6:12 pm Thread Starter
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Question what is it?

Hey all;


I need help identifying a moped/large scooter I saw on the expressway today. Please help my mind is going in circles.
I will try to describe it ,ask other questions later.

From the rear it has 6 taillights in a downward v shape to the ground.
3-4 lights across the rear. Lots of bodywork, and could not see the exhaust except for the tip. You sit on it like a honda scooter, with your legs in front of you. He was also going about 75-80 mph. fairly large, sort of looked italian.
Maybe like an Aprilla. HELP!!!!!!!!!!!


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post #2 of 12 Old Jan 10th, 2008, 6:18 pm
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Aprilla Atlantic? Doesn't really look like you described though...


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Probably not a Honda Silverwing either -


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Nope.

A very distinctive back end. The lights form a "v".

Keep trying, Im looking too.

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I though it might be one of THESE - "V" for Vectrix

I got to sit on one and play with it at the San Mateo show. It's highway legal and goes about 65 miles on a charge. Has reverse too, just roll forward on the throttle.

Could only find one pic or the rear, with Prince Charles of course

Doesn't have a V tail light...

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Here is a Piaggio Xevo 400 that has a V shaped tail light display.


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Here is a Piaggio Xevo 400 that has a V shaped tail light display.
Hmmm.... not a real distinctive "V"

http://www.uk.piaggio.com/media/x_evo_brochure.pdf

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How large was it?

If you had to ask...

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T'was a BIG scooter:








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T'was a BIG scooter:








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Nope. But the right idea.
It was about the size of of the larger honda scooter (250?). The "V" is formed by ROUND seperate lights. I was taking my normal exit when I came upon this vehicle. The only other thing is he was sitting on it with feet up front like a regular scooter.
A Challenge. whoa I love a challenge.

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