2009 Genuine Scooter Co. Buddy International

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Genuine Scooter Co. Buddy International 2009
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2009 Genuine Scooter Co. Buddy International

2009 Genuine Scooter Co. Buddy International Little Italia 50

Intro

The Genuine Scooter Co Buddy International – the spruced-up version of the Genuine Scooter Co Buddy – had its second model year in 2009. Its manufacturer, Chicago-based Genuine Scooter Company, split the 2009 Buddy International into six models: the Little Italia 50, Italia 150, Little Pamplona 50, Pamplona 150, Little Saint Tropez 50 and Saint Tropez 150. The ""Little"" models had a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) of $2,199, while the other models – hereafter referred to as the ""Bigger"" models – had an MSRP of $3,199.

Each 2009 Genuine Scooter Co Buddy International is powered by an air-cooled single-cylinder engine. The one on the ""Little"" models, however, is a two-stroke unit with a displacement of 50 cubic centimeters (cc), while the one on the ""Bigger"" models is a four-stroke unit that displaces at 150 cc. Also, while the engine on the ""Little"" variants use a reed valve train, the one on the ""Bigger"" models has two intake valves on its cylinder.

The engine on each 2009 Genuine Scooter Co Buddy International uses a carburetor for fueling and is mated a Continuously Variable Transmission. Also known as the CVT, this type of automatic gearbox can shift through an infinite number of gear ratios to facilitate the increased efficiency of the engine, which in turn creates better fuel economy. The ""Little"" models are the greater beneficiaries, with a combined fuel economy of 100 miles per gallon (mpg). The combined fuel economy of the ""Bigger"" models is measured at 90 mpg.

The 2009 Genuine Scooter Co Buddy International has a front hydraulic disc brake and rear drum brake. This layout provides greater braking power than if it had drum brakes on its wheels. The suspension on the 2009 Buddy International consists of a front telescopic fork and a single-sided swing arm with a shock absorber at the rear for ensuring a smoother, less bumpy ride. Each 2009 Buddy International has 10-inch steel wheels, with Tubed Shinko tires on the ""Little"" models and tubeless Maxxis® ones on the ""Bigger"" models.

Built with a steel frame, the 2009 Genuine Scooter Co Buddy International provides seating for the driver and a passenger. Its standard digital instrumentation consists of a trip odometer, speedometer and fuel level warning gauge. Storage on the scooter consists of a glove box, under-seat compartment, lockable area and a place to keep the driver's helmet. A power outlet for charging mobile devices, and halogen headlight and a pair of side mirrors for increased visual perception are included on the 2009 Buddy International.

New For 2009
  • This was the second model year of the Genuine Scooter Co Buddy International; no changes were made.

2009 Genuine Scooter Co. Buddy International Specs

  • Model: Scooter (2009 Genuine Scooter Co Buddy International Little Italia 50, 2009 Genuine Scooter Co Buddy International Italia 150, 2009 Genuine Scooter Co Buddy International Little Pamplona 50, 2009 Genuine Scooter Co Buddy International Pamplona 150, 2009 Genuine Scooter Co Buddy International Little Saint Tropez 50 and 2009 Genuine Scooter Co Buddy International Saint Tropez 150)
  • Engine Type: 50cc two-stroke (Little Italia, Little Pamplona and Little Saint Tropez) / 150cc four-stroke (Italia, Pamplona and Saint Tropez) air-cooled single-cylinder
  • Bore and Stroke (millimeters/inches): N/A
  • Compression ratio: N/A
  • Valve Train: Reed valve (Little Italia, Little Pamplona and Little Saint Tropez) / single overhead camshaft (SOHC), two valves per cylinder (Italia, Pamplona and Saint Tropez)
  • Induction: Carburetor
  • Ignition: Electric / kick
  • Transmission: Continuously Variable (CVT)
  • Final Drive: Belt
  • Fuel Capacity (gallons/liters): 1.7 / 6.4 (Saint Tropez)
  • Estimated Fuel Economy (miles per gallon): 100 (Little Italia, Little Pamplona and Little Saint Tropez); 90 (Italia, Pamplona and Saint Tropez)
  • Brakes (Front): Hydraulic disc
  • Brakes (Rear): Drum
  • Suspension (Front): Telescopic fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Single-sided swing arm
  • Wheelbase (inches/millimeters): 48 / 1219.2 (Saint Tropez)
  • Rake: N/A
  • Trail: N/A
  • Seat Height (inches/millimeters): 29 / 736.6 (Saint Tropez)
  • Curb Weight (lbs./kg): N/A
  • Tires (Front): Tubed Shinko 3.50 - 10 on steel wheel (Little Italia, Little Pamplona and Little Saint Tropez); tubeless Maxxis® 90/90 10 on steel wheel (Italia, Pamplona and Saint Tropez)
  • Tires (Rear): Tubed Shinko 3.50 - 10 on steel wheel (Little Italia, Little Pamplona and Little Saint Tropez); tubeless Maxxis® 90/90 10 on steel wheel (Italia, Pamplona and Saint Tropez)

Accessories

  • Chrome Cowl Protectors
  • Chrome Front Rack
  • Front Metal Basket
  • Tall / Medium Windshield
  • Top Case - Assorted Colors
  • Rear Rack

Key Competitors For The 2009 Genuine Scooter Co. Buddy International

  • 2009 Kymco Super 8
  • 2009 QLINK Commuter
  • 2009 Aprilia Scarabeo
  • 2009 Piaggio Fly

Available Buddy International Sub Models

2009 Genuine Scooter Co. Buddy International Little Italia 50 Buyer's Guide 2009 Genuine Scooter Co. Buddy International Little Italia 50
Bodystyle:
Scooter
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N/A / N/A
2009 Genuine Scooter Co. Buddy International Italia 150 Buyer's Guide 2009 Genuine Scooter Co. Buddy International Italia 150
Bodystyle:
Scooter
HP/Torque:
N/A / N/A
2009 Genuine Scooter Co. Buddy International Little Pamplona 50 Buyer's Guide 2009 Genuine Scooter Co. Buddy International Little Pamplona 50
Bodystyle:
Scooter
HP/Torque:
N/A / N/A
2009 Genuine Scooter Co. Buddy International Pamplona 150 Buyer's Guide 2009 Genuine Scooter Co. Buddy International Pamplona 150
Bodystyle:
Scooter
HP/Torque:
N/A / N/A
2009 Genuine Scooter Co. Buddy International Saint Tropez 150 Buyer's Guide 2009 Genuine Scooter Co. Buddy International Saint Tropez 150
Bodystyle:
Scooter
HP/Torque:
N/A / N/A
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