Is Vespa a scooter or moped?
While most Vespas look an awful lot like other mopeds on the market, they’re more commonly considered as scooters. The differences between a moped, a scooter, and a motorcycle, come down to engine size. Vespa makes bikes that range in power from 49cc for moped models and up to 278cc for scooter models.
Is a 125cc classed as a moped?
What is a moped? Legally, a moped is defined as a motorcycle with an engine no bigger than 50cc and a maximum speed of 28mph.
Is a scooter faster than a moped?
What is a scooter? Scooters are similar to mopeds in many ways but typically have larger engines that range in size from 50cc to 250cc. That means higher top speeds, as high as 60 or 70 miles per hour.