Vespa P200E Specs (1977-1984) VSXIT

Vespa P200E

Vespa P200E Specs (1977-1984) VSXIT

The Vespa P200E scooter, known for its classic design and reliable performance, boasts a set of specifications that have contributed to its enduring appeal. Here are the specifications for the Vespa P200E:


  • Type: Single-cylinder, 2-stroke
  • Displacement: 198.8 cc
  • Bore x Stroke: 66 mm x 57 mm
  • Compression Ratio: 9:1
  • Carburetor: Dell’Orto SI 24/24


  • Maximum Power: Approximately 8.5 kW (11.4 hp) at 6,000 rpm
  • Maximum Torque: Approximately 16.2 Nm (11.9 lb-ft) at 4,000 rpm
  • Top Speed: Varies depending on factors such as rider weight and conditions, but generally in the range of 65-70 mph (105-113 km/h)


  • Type: 4-speed manual
  • Clutch: Multi-plate, wet

Frame and Suspension:

  • Frame Type: Monocoque steel
  • Front Suspension: Telescopic fork
  • Rear Suspension: Hydraulic shock absorbers


  • Front Brake: 8-inch drum brake
  • Rear Brake: 8-inch drum brake


  • Front Tire: 3.50 x 10
  • Rear Tire: 3.50 x 10


  • Length: Approximately 1,790 mm (70.5 inches)
  • Width: Approximately 740 mm (29.1 inches)
  • Height: Approximately 1,055 mm (41.5 inches)
  • Wheelbase: Approximately 1,270 mm (50 inches)
  • Seat Height: Approximately 780 mm (30.7 inches)
  • Dry Weight: Approximately 97 kg (214 lbs)


  • Fuel Capacity: Approximately 8.5 liters (2.2 gallons)
  • Fuel Consumption: Varies based on riding conditions, but typically around 70-80 mpg (30-34 km/l)

Other Features:

  • Kick-start mechanism
  • Manual transmission with four gears
  • Classic Vespa design with iconic front “V” emblem
  • Under-seat storage compartment
  • Electrical system with battery, lighting, and horn

Please note that specifications may vary slightly based on the year of manufacture and regional variations. These specifications provide an overview of the Vespa P200E’s key features and technical details, showcasing its blend of classic aesthetics and practical performance.

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