The 2008 Piaggio BV 250 and 500 are scooter style motorcycles and are carryover models from the previous year’s model, which was originally introduced in 2006. The BV, or Beverly, has power from a four-stroke, SOHC, single-cylinder engine. The engine is paired with a CVT transmission and has a 2.6 gallon fuel capacity. The 2008 Piaggio BV 250 has aluminum wheels with a telescopic fork front suspension while the rear suspension is a twin sided swing arm, and the front disc brakes and rear disc brakes give adequate stopping power. The 2008 Piaggio BV 250 and 500 both come standard with two-piece, two-passenger seating.