When the Gurney Alligator A6 made its debut in 2002, the world saw a glimpse of a new concept in sport motorcycles. Long, low, quick and efficient like its namesake, the ’Gator was like nothing we’d seen before. The bike was the brainchild of Dan Gurney, the legendary F1 and Le Mans winning driver and […]
Vespa GTS 300 Debuts in NYC
Sport-minded Vespa model gets a tad sportier
Vespa made its fastest scooter a touch faster with the debut of its GTS 300 Super, which replaces the GTS 250. Upping displacement to 278cc, the four-stroke offers 22 hp and 16.5 ft-lbs of torque, instead of the claimed 22 hp and 14.9 ft-lbs for the 250.
The new GTS 300 Super offers mostly cosmetic changes meant to create a more sporting aesthetic, such as the side grill, a red spring on the front shock, two-tone alloy rims, a black-rimmed headlight and a new chrome air intake. While the range-topping 300still isn’t ideal for highway transportation, the added torque should help with passing or riding two up.