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Just love the gorgeous GTV leather split seat. I saw on some websites/ youtube quoting that it would fit on older GTS models (manufacturing year of 2009-2013).


Does anyone know if it would also fit on GTS 300 supertech (manufacturing year :2020) ?

Thank you Vespa lovers.
The GTV split seat
The GTV split seat
It fits older GTS models, would it also fit 2020 GTS300 supertech?
It fits older GTS models, would it also fit 2020 GTS300 supertech?
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I'm not 100% certain, but I think the seat pan shape is different on the more recent GTS models so the split seat wouldn't fit properly.
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there was a seat pan change in 2015 with abs models. USA. the split for rest of world 2014

so seats 2005-2014 swap between these years
and seats from 2015-up swap.

so you need a gtv seat from a later model bike

what I am not sure about is if there were leather seats for later gtv models. or brown for that matter. someone else will have to chime in on that.
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I have spotted one photo on instagram… such combination (GTS supertech with split seat) does exists…

But its really hard to find a link for purchasing the split seat that is for later GTV models
Split seat on GTS supertech
Split seat on GTS supertech
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The newer GTV model (2015-2018) with the split seat used vinyl instead of leather.

Cheeky Seats does covers for the GTV so you could likely get any color or type of material from them.
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jerryd wrote:
there was a seat pan change in 2015 with abs models. USA. the split for rest of world 2014
Why? What actually changed on the seat?
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the abs pump. bucket changed shape to fit.
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jerryd wrote:
the abs pump. bucket changed shape to fit.
And the bucket change affects the seat? Got any pictures?
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the bucket rim that seal to seat isnt the same shape. saw a late model seat selling on ebay couple years back, that was modified to fit early bike. it was pretty chopped up.
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The old style seat fits on the newer models. I checked. Interestingly, it doesn't work the öther way.
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jerryd wrote:
the bucket rim that seal to seat isnt the same shape. saw a late model seat selling on ebay couple years back, that was modified to fit early bike. it was pretty chopped up.
Interesting. Would love to see what that looks like, if anyone has a pic.
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this from scooter center. I havent seen any pictures of buckets or seats side by side. but its been asked a few times. I was incorrect on the abs pump being the reason.

NOTE: This seat bench is for models up to model year 2014.
The GTS models from 2014 onwards use a larger helmet compartment than their predecessors.
The seat bench offered here can therefore not be installed on vehicles from model year 2014 onwards without modifications.
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Probably because the ABS stuff is at the front behind the legshield and not under the seat?

Granted, I haven't worked on any brand new ones, but all the others had the brake stuffs up front.

My guess is that it's off the rear fascia and catch because the bucket and body look identical.
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The old style seat fits on the newer models. I checked. Interestingly, it doesn't work the öther way.
So confused, even the sip-scooter site replied that it would fit on my new GTS….
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So confused, even the sip-scooter site replied that it would fit on my new GTS….
I'll post a picture late today or tomorrow showing it.
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Leather seat ain't so good after riding or parked in rain=wet butt.
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As Riceroket commented earlier, the newer GTV split seats are vinyl rather than leather. There may well not be any leather split seats built on the newer seat pan.
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john grinsel wrote:
Leather seat ain't so good after riding or parked in rain=wet butt.
that's what a trash bag is for!

I mean, you should carry two... in case you need a makeshift poncho too...
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Lars_Danner wrote:
I'll post a picture late today or tomorrow showing it.
Old style seat on new Vespa. Fits fine.
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Lars_Danner wrote:
Old style seat on new Vespa. Fits fine.
Clap emoticon May i know which manufacturing year is the GTS and the GTV seat respectively?
Many thanks🙏🏻
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Clap emoticon May i know which manufacturing year is the GTS and the GTV seat respectively?
Many thanks🙏🏻
The Yellow GTS in my picture is a 2020 model. The seat is part number PI496265, which I believe came stock on a number of different Vespa from 2006 through about 2013.
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The later models have a wider case under the saddle, designed to accommodate some crash helmets, and the saddle has two rubbers that fit in the middle under the side for support. Fit an older saddle to a newer GTS and these rubbers won't line up with the flats at the top of the body, so the seat will only be supported at the front and rear.

It is possible to move the saddle rubbers out a little to compensate, but difficult to fix them there securely.

On the other hand, I have been using a mono seat from my old GTS250 on both my 2015 and 2018 GTS300s with no problems. No doubt the seat sinks a little bit in the middle when I sit on it.
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