Piaggio MP3 500


Make Model

Piaggio MP3 500




Four stroke, single cylinder, SOHC, 4 valves


492.7 cc / 30.0 cu-in
Bore x Stroke 94 x 71 mm
Cooling System Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio 11.0:1
Lubrication Wet sump


Electronic injection system


Electronic inductive discharge, integrated variable timing 
Starting Electric

Max Power

29.4 kW / 40.1 hp @ 7250 rpm
Max Toque 42.2 Nm / 31.2 lb-ft @ 5550 rpm
Clutch Automatic centrifugal dry


CVT continuously variable transmission with torque server

Final Drive Belt
Frame Double cradle in high strength steel tubes

Front Suspension

Parallelogram  composed of four aluminium arms supporting two steering tubes cantilevers.
Front Wheel Travel 85 mm / 3.3 in

Rear Suspension

Dual effect hydraulic shock absorbers and adjustable spring pre-load,

Rear Wheel Travel 110 mm / 4.3 in

Front Brakes

2x 240mm discs, One disc brake per wheel, c 2 piston caliper

Rear Brakes

Single 240 mm disc

Front Tyre

Dual 120/70 -12

Rear Tyre

140/70 -14
Dimensions Height  1350 mm / 53.1 in
Length  2160 mm / 85.0 in
Width:     775 mm / 30.5 in
Wheelbase 1549 mm / 61.0 in
Seat Height 790 mm / 30.9 in

Dry Weight

244 kg / 537.9 lbs

Fuel Capacity 

12 Litres / 3.2 US gal

The Piaggio MP3 500, with aggressive styling and performance, is the three-wheeler for people who want to stand out. Riding has never been this easy, enjoyable, secure and fast. When you take 20% less braking distance required and pair it with a lean angle of 40-degrees, you get a perfect machine for impeccable road holding in all riding conditions.

The MP3 500 is powered by a 500cc electronically injected engine making it the most powerful MP3 yet. It lives up to its sporty name with its sleek matte black or red body, chrome detailing and the aggressive looking front grill.

Key Features
Ideal For Commuting, Weekend Getaways and Long-distance touring
• Single cylinder, four-stroke Piaggio Master engine
• Innovative parallelogram front suspension technology
• Electro-hydraulic suspension locking system
• 3 steel disc brakes (requires 20% less braking distance)
• 40-degree lean angle for ultimate maneuverability
• Aggressive styling