The 2011 Kymco People S is a scooter that will mostly appeal to those attending school, going on vacation, or needing an efficient way to get around the city. The seat on the 2011 Kymco People S feels like home with its comfortable leather that ensures an enjoyable riding experience even for extended driving periods. A twist of the throttle will produce a sound like that of a young Tiger finding his voice. Even though the 2011 Kymco People S is not an intimidating or fierce-looking means of transportation by any measure, it still has a nice boost of power that could put a driver in their place very quickly if underestimated. However, after some getting used to, the scooter could be easily managed and one can become very trigger-happy with the throttle. In other words, it’s a load of fun as the liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine kicks in and displaces 249cc of power.
The dash or instrument cluster is not intimidating by any definition of the word. The controls are typical and will not pose a problem with any riders that have previously driven a scooter, ATV or a motorcycle. Therefore, one would not have to go through some sort of a learning curve before they were able to get on the scooter and hit the open road. A flash-to-pass trigger makes it easy and safe to pass by vehicles without any obstructions. It’s another feature that makes the Kymco People S stand out amongst the competition. Little things like the flash-to-pass feature are innovative and something that could save lives on the road, as it is well known that it can be dangerous for motorcycle riders on the open road.
The 2011 Kymco People S fires to life very easily with the electric switch, but if there’s a problem with the switch, it does have kick starting capabilities. One would quickly find shortly after driving the 2011 Kymco People S that handling is quite excellent, whether travelling at high speeds or at lower speeds. That’s enough to inspire confidence in even the most inexperienced of drivers. Brakes are great on the 2011 Kymco People S and any experienced driver would quickly realize that the People S is packing some of the best brakes on the market.