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The 2006 Piaggio X9 Evolution 125, 250 and 500

Piaggio X9 Evolution 125, 250 and 500

The new Evolution is one of the most manoeuvrable of the medium and large displacement scooters and also one of the easiest to handle.The Evolution boasts new and improved design and technical functions from a new front shield and rear view mirrors with built-in indicators improving the streamlined appearance of the bike to new chrome headlamps and a reinforced windscreen, which is adjustable to three positions.

The X9 Evolution engines combine state-of-the-art performance with low emissions, all engine versions (MASTER, QUASAR and LEADER) are fitted with a two-stage catalytic converter enabling them to easily meet Euro 2 emissions standards.

X9 Evolution 125;

The X9 125 Evolution is equipped with a Piaggio LEADER 4 stroke 4 valve 125ccengine allowing top performances in its category in any driving condition. The X9 125 is easy to handle for nipping through the traffic but retains maxi scooter confort and protection at the same time. Integral braking system with triple disc 240 mm, double rear shock absorber adjustable on 4 positions, exclusive trip computer and advanced digital and analogue instrument panel, new seat unlocking system (as well as the usual lever), electrically operated by a button on the inside front shield coupled with an extensive accessories range make the X9 Evolution 125 a must have.

X9 Evolution 250;

X9 Evolution 250 is equipped with the latest Piaggio engine: QUASAR - QUArter liter Smooth-Augmented Range - 250, 4 valve, liquid cooled ,lightweight and compact.

Powered by its 22 CV at 8,250 rpm the X9 250 ensures top performances in term of speed and acceleration, but minimizing costs and fuel consumptions, always allowing the pleasure of driving with the maximum comfort.

X9 Evolution 500;

The X9 500 Evolution has new CVT pulleys, new MASTER 500 engine injection mapping and new wider rear wheel that ensure a safer and smoother ride. A new stronger, bigger-diameter ( 41mm) fork increases the precision and high speed handling. The new Brembo "Serie Oro" floating callipers improve 3 discs integral braking performance. The X9 500 Evolution is equipped as well with a new rear larger wheel, section 150/70, a new transmission cover and muffler.

The X9 500 Evolution comes with the electrohydraulic stand, a new seat unlocking system (as well as the usual lever), electrically operated by a button on the inside front shield and an exclusive remote controlled electronic seat opener. It also switches off the engine automatically if the position sensor detects a fall.

Technical Specifications - X9 Evolution 125;

  • Engine: Single-cylinder 4-stroke 4 valve Piaggio LEADER with secondary air system, two-stage catalytic exhaust
  • Capacity: 124 cc
  • Bore: 57 mm
  • Stroke: 48.6 mm
  • Fuel: Unleaded
  • Compression ratio: 12.0:1
  • Power: 15 CV at 10,000 rpm
  • Torque: 12.0 Nm at 8.000 rpm
  • Fuel supply: Carburettor
  • Cooling: Liquid
  • Transmission: "Twist and Go" with automatic clutch and continuously variable transmission (CVT)
  • Frame: Double cradle, high strength steel tube
  • Front suspension: Telescopic hydraulic fork, stanchions 35 mm, stroke 90 mm
  • Rear suspension: Twin hydraulic shock absorbers with preload adjuster
  • Integral braking system: The left hand lever acts simultaneously on the rear disc and the left front disc; the right brake lever acts only on the right front disc
  • Front brake: Stainless steel double disc, dia. 240 mm, Brembo Serie Oro callipers 34 mm (front right) / 32 mm (front left)
  • Rear brake: Stainless steel disc, dia. 240 mm, Brembo Serie Oro calliper 34 mm
  • Front tyre: Tubeless 120/70 - 14"
  • Rear tyre: Tubeless 140/60 - 14"
  • Length/Width: 2,130 mm/880 mm
  • Wheel base: 1,500 mm
  • Seat height: 790 mm
  • Running weight: 179 Kg
  • Fuel tank: 15.2 litres
  • Emissions: Meets European Directive 97/24/CE chap.9 (noise) and 02/51/CE (exhaust) Euro 2
  • Technical Specifications - X9 Evolution 250;

  • ENGINE: Single-cylinder 4 stroke 4 valve Piaggio QUASAR with secondary air system, two-stage catalytic exhaust
  • CAPACITY: 244.3 cc
  • BORE: 72 mm
  • STROKE: 60 mm
  • DISPLACEMENT: 249.4 cc
  • FUEL: Unleaded
  • COMPRESSION RATIO: 11.5 : 1
  • POWER: 22 CV (16,4 Kw) at 8,250 rpm
  • TORQUE: 20.2 Nm at 6,500 rpm
  • FUEL SUPPLY: Electronic injection system
  • COOLING: Liquid
  • GEARBOX: Automatic continuously variable transmission
  • START: Electric
  • FRAME: Double cradle, high resistance steel pipe structure
  • FRONT SUSPENSION: Telehydraulic fork, 35 mm stanchions , 90 mm stroke
  • REAR SUSPENSION: Twin effect hydraulic absorbers with preload adjusters
  • FRONT BRAKE: Double disc, dia. 240 mm, floating caliper with two pistons
  • REAR BRAKE: Disc, dia. 240 mm, caliper with opposed pistons
  • WHEEL RIMS: Die-cast aluminium alloy, 14" x 3.50
  • FRONT TYRE: Tubeless 120/70 - 14"
  • REAR TYRE: Tubeless 140/60 - 14"
  • LENGTH/WIDTH: 2,130 mm/880 mm
  • WHEELBASE: 1,500 mm
  • SEAT HEIGHT: 790 mm
  • RUNNING WEIGHT: 185 kg
  • FUEL TANK: 15.2 litres
  • EMISSIONS: Euro 2
  • Technical Specifications - X9 Evolution 500;

  • Engine: Single cylinder, 4-stroke 4 valve Piaggio MASTER with counter-rotating balancer shaft and two-stage catalytic exhaust
  • Capacity: 460 cc
  • Bore: 92 mm
  • Stroke: 69 mm
  • Fuel: Unleaded
  • Compression ratio: 10.5:1
  • Power: 39 bhp at 7,500 rpm
  • Torque: 43 Nm at 5,500 rpm
  • Fuel supply: Electronic injection system
  • Cooling: Liquid
  • Transmission: "Twist and Go" with automatic clutch and continuously variable transmission (CVT)
  • Frame: Double cradle, high strength steel tube
  • Front suspension: Telescopic hydraulic fork, stanchions 41 mm, stroke 90 mm
  • Rear suspension: Two dual effect hydraulic dampers, helic springs, adjustable to four positions of pre-load, stroke 90mm
  • Braking system: Linked: the left hand lever simultaneously activates the rear disc and the front left hand disc, distributing braking power in optimum manner; the right hand brake lever activates only the front right hand disc.
  • Front brake: Stainless steel double disc, dia. 260 mm, floating Brembo Serie Oro callipers with twin pistons 28 mm (front right) / 26 mm (front left)
  • Rear brake: Stainless steel disc, dia. 240 mm, Brembo Serie Oro calliper 34 mm
  • Front tyre: Tubeless 120/70 - 14"
  • Rear tyre: Tubeless 150/70 - 14"
  • Length/Width: 2,140 mm/880 mm
  • Wheel base: 1,540 mm
  • Seat height: 780 mm
  • Running weight: 213 kg
  • Fuel tank: 15 litres
  • Top speed: 98 mph
  • Emissions: Meets European Directive 97/24/CE chap.9 (noise) and 02/51/CE (exhaust) Euro 2