United Motors first released the Xpeed scooter in the United States around 2007. The 2008 United Motor Xpeed 250i scooter usually costs around $4,300 to own. The liquid-cooled engine for this scooter has four valves for a single cylinder and produces around 24 horsepower at 9,000 RPM. The body of the 2008 United Motors Xpeed scooter is around 6.9 feet long, 30 inches wide and 54 inches high. The wheels of these scooters are made of aluminum, the frame and rear suspension mechanisms are made of steel. These scooters feature a one-piece vinyl seat that provides seats for two riders and a fixed backrest for the driver. The scooters also come equipped with a grab rail, floor board for the driver and foot pegs for the passenger as standard equipment as well.
The driver’s control console is equipped with digital instrumentation, a speedometer, a trip odometer, a tachometer, a fuel level warning gauge and a temperature warning indicator as well. These scooters also have an engine immobilizer feature and power outlet available for the driver’s convenience. The 2008 United Motors Xpeed scooters come equipped with a medium-height tinted windshield. Helmet storage, lockable storage, a glove box and under-seat storage are all standard features on the 2008 United Motors Xpeed scooter as well.
Some riders say the scooter was fun to ride, but also complained about the quality of customer service regarding mechanical repairs and malfunctions. Many riders are able to get anywhere from 60 to 80 miles per gallon when traveling at 50 to 65 miles per hour on these scooters. Many riders like the 2008 United Motors Xpeed scooter for its durability and engine performance on the road. Riders typically think the 2008 United Motors Xpeed scooter is comfortable to ride and has responsive braking performance as well.
Many riders say the 2008 United Motors Xpeed can be a great scooter to ride on the interstate and has enough distance for long-distance trips also. Riders also say this scooter has excellent at cornering and handling for winding roads in rUral areas or hectic traffic on city streets. Larger-statured riders have been able to get these scooters up to speeds around 80 miles per hour. Some riders think that these 2008 United Motor Xpeed scooters can reach speeds of up to around 110 miles per hour.
Riders typically praise this scooter for its acceleration and reliability. Some taller riders complain about not having sufficient legroom when riding on this scooter. Riders say the acceleration and overall speed of the 2008 United Motors Xpeed 250i is above-average in comparison to most of the scooters that are currently available. Some riders complain about the brightness of the headlight on the 2008 United Motors Xpeed scooter for riding around at night.
Most riders are comfortable traveling at speeds up to around 95 miles per hour on this scooter before feeling weary about its stability and handling. Some riders also complained about having to wait lengthy periods of time for deliveries of parts and manuals from the manufacturer or vendors. These scoters are mainly ideal for riders that usually travel light and mainly need transportation to run errands around town or in the local area. This can be a great transportation alternative for busy students that live in urban areas. Many riders feel that the 2008 united Motor Xpeed can be a great starter scooter for novice riders.