Piaggio designed the 2006 Fly scooter lineup with a dependable steel frame and front disc brakes to ensure reliability, safety, and improved handling for riders. The engines for the Piaggio 2006 Fly 50 2T and Fly 50 4T produce around 3.7 horsepower at 7000 rpm. The Piaggio Fly 125 engine produces around 10.5 horsepower at 8000 rpm and 7.4 lb-ft of torque. The engine in the Piaggio Fly 150 for 2006 produces 11.6 horsepower at 7750 rpm and 8.5 lb-ft of torque at 6000 rpm.
The 2006 Piaggio Fly 50 2T, Fly 50 4T, and Fly 125 scooters are all about 74 inches long. The 2006 Piaggio Fly 150 scooter is 6.1 feet long and 28.9 inches wide. The Piaggio Fly 150 is equipped with a one-piece seat that is made of vinyl and designed two provide two spots for a driver and passenger as well. The scooter comes equipped with floor boards for the driver and the passenger and standard grab straps as well. Aside from the frame, the wheels and rear suspension of the 2006 Piaggio Fly 150 scooter are also made of steel.
The center console of the 2006 Piaggio Fly 150 scooter is equipped with a temperature warning light, digital instrumentation, a standard speedometer, a clock, and a warning gauge for fuel level. These Italian scooters also feature an engine immobilizer, standard storage space under the seat, dash storage, helmet storage, and lockable storage.
Many riders feel the 2006 Piaggio Fly is the ideal scooter for commuting around town. Riders praise this scooter for its dependability, low maintenance costs, and great fuel economy. Many riders love the acceleration of the 2006 Piaggio Fly 150 that allows it to keep up with other cars on hills and in busy traffic. Riders think the Piaggio Fly scooters are fun to ride but some people complain that the battery can be unreliable at times.
The Piaggio Fly 150 was first introduced to the US in 2005 and is carryover for the 2006 lineup. Surveyed riders generally had an overall tendency to favor the 2006 Piaggio Fly lineup when compared with other scooters or motorbikes currently available. These riders strongly favored the 2006 Piaggio Fly 50 2T and the 2006 Piaggio Fly 150, in comparison to other scooters and motorbikes out on retail.