Genuine Stella vs. Vespa PX150: A side-by-side comparison
Genuine Stella
Vespa PX150
Frame Heavy-Guage Pressed Steel Monocoque Pressed Steel Monocoque
Engine Type 5-Port Single Cylinder 2-Stroke Single Cylinder 2-Stroke
Displacement 150cc 151cc
Bore * Stroke 57.8 mm * 57 mm 58 mm * 57 mm
Fuel Economy 90 Miles Per Gallon 60 Miles Per Gallon
Compression Ratio 9:1 8:1
Induction Modern Reed Valve Rotary Valve (used since '50's)
Ignition Electronic CDI Electronic CDI
Starter Electric and Kick Electric and Kick
Exhaust Catalyzed Catalyzed
Lubrication Automatic Oil Injection Automatic Oil Injection
Cooling Forced Air Forced Air
Transmission 4-Speed Constant Mesh 4-Speed Constant Mesh
Fuel Capacity 2.1 Gallons 2.1 Gallons
Horsepower (Max.) 10 8.2
Dry Weight 240 lbs. Due to thicker steel body 213 lbs.
Length/Width 1760 mm./ 695 mm. 1810 mm./ 740 mm.
Wheelbase 1235 mm. 1260 mm.
Seat Height 820 mm. 810 mm.
Wheels/Tires Pressed Steel Rim/ 3.50*10 Tube Type Pressed Steel Rim/ 3.50*10 Tube Type
Rear Brake Mechanical Drum Mechanical Drum
Front Brake 7.87" Hydraulic Disc 7.87" Hydraulic Disc
Suspension Adjustable Load Gas Shocks Coil Over Oil Shocks (Used since 50's)
Red, Tangerine, Green, Silver, + Special editions
"Vintage" Green
Price (MSRP)