The engine for the 2006 Piaggio X9 Evolution 500 scooter has four valves per cylinder and a peak output of 39 horsepower at 7500 rpm and 31.7 lb-ft of torque at 5500 rpm. The top speed for these scooters is around an impressive 98 mph. These scooters measure 84.3 inches long and 34.6 inches wide. These 2006 Piaggio X9 Evolution scooters come equipped with a one-piece vinyl seat that is made to accommodate up to two riders. The backrest for the driver is fixed on this scooter but there is a lumbar adjustment available.
These scooters also feature standard grab rails and floor boards for the driver and passenger. The frame and rear suspension of these scooters is made of steel; the wheels are made of aluminum. The 2006 Piaggio X9 Evolution 500 scooter comes equipped with a center dash with a number of features like a standard service reminder, a fuel level warning gauge, and a temperature warning gauge. These scooters also have digital instrumentation, a trip computer, an odometer, a tachometer, a clock, and a speedometer on the center console.
The 2006 Piaggio X9 Evolution 125 has a liquid-cooled engine with 39 horsepower at 10,000 rpm and 8.9 lb-ft torque at 8000 rpm. The 2006 Piaggio X9 Evolution 125 measures 83.9 inches long and 27.6 inches wide. The 2006 Piaggio X9 Evolution 125 makes a great choice for riders looking for a scooter that handles well, is small, and has enough acceleration to maneuver through heavy traffic in an urban area.
The 2006 Piaggio X9 Evolution 250 has a liquid-cooled engine that has a peak output of 29.5 horsepower and 14.9 lb-ft of torque at 6500 rpm. This scooter is around 83.9 inches long, 31.1 inches wide, 48.2 inches tall, and has 5.1 inches of ground clearance. The engine for this scooter has a peak output of 29.5 horsepower and 14.9 lb-ft of torque at 6500 rpm.
The 2006 Piaggio X9 Evolution 500 first introduced in 2004 and was carryover for 2006. Surveyed riders displayed an overall preference for the 2006 Piaggio X9 Evolution 125 when compared to the 2005 version and other bikes currently on the market. Riders prefer the engine performance, off-roading capabilities, and design of the 2006 model when compared to the 2005 model and other versions.
These riders thought the 2006 Piaggio X9 was more fun to ride and safer on the road as well. Riders felt that the 2005 Piaggio X9 125 scooters has better touring capabilities and racing capabilities than the 2006 version. Overall, surveyed riders preferred the 2005 Piaggio X9 250 over the 2006 version and other scooters currently available on retail. The only thing that riders preferred with the 2006 Piaggio X9 250 was the lower repair costs.
Riders preferred the engine performance, reliability, design, safety, and various riding abilities of the 2005 Piaggio X9 when compared to the 2006 version. Some surveyed riders preferred the 2005 Piaggio X9 Evolution 500 over the 2006 version or other scooters currently available on retail. These riders thought the 2005 model had much better engine performance and was more fun to ride than the 2006 Piaggio X9 Evolution 500.