Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Vespa 150 GS - 1959

Vespa 150 GS 1959-1962

Vespa 150 GS - 1959

This was the last Vespa in the legendary GS series, first produced in 1955 with the successive engine and styling improvements made to the VS versions and numbered 2 to 5.

The VS5 front shield had a stainless steel rim and a die-cast handlebar that concealed the control cables, exactly as on the VS2.
It had a characteristic fan-shaped speedometer and the rear lamp had a stop light, which had become compulsory, with chrome trim. The front mudguard crest also had a new design. There were significant improvements to the braking system and the engine in general.
It had a new carburetor and cylinder head with a hike in horsepower to make running smoother and more flexible. This model was manufactured from 1959 to 1962.

Engine: Two-stroke single cylinder engine
Bore: 57 mm Stroke: 57 mm
Displacement: 144.5 cc
Top speed: 94 km/h
Suspension: coil springs and hydraulic shock absorbers
Brakes: drums Tires: 3.50-10



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