MP3 250

Source: Piaggio service manual

Weights and Dimensions
Kerb weight: 224 ± 5 kg (494 ± 11 lbs.)
Maximum height: 1,245 mm (49.01 in.)
Width: 745 mm (29.3 in.)
Wheelbase: 1,490 mm (58.66 in.)
Length: 2,130 mm (83.85 in.)
Track 420 mm (16.5 in.)

Type: Single-cylinder, 4-stroke and four liquid-cooled valves
Cubic capacity: 249.29 mm
Bore x stroke: 72 x 60 mm (2.83 in. x 2.36 in.)
Compression ratio: 10.5 ÷ 11.5
Engine idle speed: 1600 ÷ 1800 rpm
Max. speed: 125 km/h (77.67 mph)
Timing system: single overhead camshaft chain driven on the lefthand side, three-arm rocking levers set up with threaded set screw
Valve clearance:
Inlet: 0.10 mm (0.006 in.)
Outlet: 0.15 mm (0.006 in.)
Fuel: unleaded petrol, 95 RON (~93 octane)

Transmission: Automatic expandable pulley variator with torque
server, V belt, automatic clutch, gear reduction unit
and transmission housing with forced air circulation

Engine oil: approx. 1300 cc (recommended oil Selenia HI Scooter 4 Tech)
Rear hub: 250 cc ( recommended oil TUTELA MATRIX)³ (1 US cup)
Cooling system fluid: ~ 2.0 l (2.1 US qt.)
Fuel tank, main / reserve): ~12 l / ~2.5 l (3.17 US gal. / 0.57 US gal.)

Electrical System
Start-up: electric
Ignition advance: Electronic, with inductive discharge and variable advance with three-dimensional mapping
Spark plug: CHAMPION RG 4 PHP [1]
Battery: 12 V / 12 Ah, sealed lead acid
Generator: alternating current

Frame and Suspension
Chassis: tubular and sheet steel
Front suspension: The tilt mechanism is composed of an articulated
parallelogram suspension with die-cast aluminium
control arms and two side headstocks plus shock
absorbers with hydraulic locking system.
Rear suspension: Single arm with two double-acting hydraulic shock absorbers and preloading adjustable to 4 positions.

Front brake: 240 mm (9.45 in.) double disk with hydraulic activated by the handlebar right-hand
Rear brake: disc brake, diameter 240 mm (9.45 in.), with hydraulic operated from the handlebar with the left lever

Wheels and Tyres
Wheel rim type: light alloy rims
Front rim: 12" x 3.00
Rear rim 12" x 3.00
Front tyre: tubeless 120/70-12" 51S or
Rear tyre: tubeless 130/70-12" 68S or 68P
Front tyre pressure, rider / with passenger: 1.6 bar / 1.8 bar (23 psi / 26 psi)
Rear tyre pressure, rider / with passenger: 2.4 bar / 2.6 bar (35 psi / 38 psi)
Part Numbers
Steering Bearings = RH side 6471835 & LH side 6007705
MotoBatt AGM Battery = MBTX12U

Last Updated Tue, 09 Nov 2021 17:08:14 +0000

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