The Typhoon starts out with a double-cradle, trellis frame made of steel tubing. I prefer a proper underframe as opposed to a stressed-skin, monocoque structure. It’s stronger, easier to make body repairs and allows for a full step-through with a nice, flat cargo deck between the rider’s feet. The Typhoon 125 is equipped with a 124 cc engine, which is the same engine as Piaggio's 150 cc scooters, but with a smaller bore. This is a bit smaller than some of its 150cc competitors because it has no fuel injection. The instrument panel has been replaced with a cheap-looking plastic set. The Typhoon 125 has a double frame, made of steel tube, single-seat with stressed leather.
Frame construction between the 50 and 125 are almost identical, with the larger 125 and 150 model sporting an additional buttress around the engine mount to support the extra weight. Hydraulic forks cushion the front end, and a single, coil-over shock supports the rear from its offset position on the motor-side of the swing-mount drive unit, and it comes with a spring-preload adjustment.
The 2015 MY Piaggio Typhoon 125 has been designed to fit the needs of Typhoon fans that want more performance out of their two-wheeler. It has a modern, aggressive design, as well as an urban graphic scheme, which is sure to appeal to the more young among Piaggio fans. At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 124cc, single cylinder lump mated to a continuously variable transmission, and can produce 8 Nm of torque. In addition, it comes standard with lightweight, alloy wheels, instead of the traditional steel ones, which not only make for a more agile machine, but also a more stable one.
The 2014 MY Piaggio Typhoon 125 addresses those riders who want a little more kick out of their Typhoon. At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 124cc, single cylinder engine mated to a continuously variable transmission, and can produce 8 Nm of torque. As its predecessors, it features an aggressive, modern and youthful overall design, which is sure to appeal to the younger among Piaggio fans. Features worth mentioning would be the passenger grab rails, the two-up seat, as well as the under-seat storage compartment that can house a full-size helmet.
As its smaller sibling, the 2013 MY Piaggio Typhoon 125 has a modern, aggressive design, that us sure to appeal to the younger among Piaggio fans. It sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 124cc, single cylinder lump mated to a continuously variable transmission (CVT), capable of producing 8 Nm of torque. In addition it has a low seat height of just 30", which meant it can accommodate riders with smaller inseams, and, it features an under-seat storage compartment, which can fit a helmet. Also, it is a safe machine, thanks to the front disc brake, as well as an agile one, thanks to the alloy wheels.