KYMCO USA Rolls Into 2013 with New Scooter Selection

KYMCO USA Rolls Into 2013 with New Scooter Selection

2012.kymco.xciting500ri.parked.on-pavement.jpgSpartanburg, S.C. – Offering four all-new scooters that range from a lightweight and agile 50cc commuter to a quick and comfortable 500cc tourer, KYMCO USA’s two-wheeler line for 2013 will no doubt satisfy a variety of customer desires.

Compagno 50i/110i

The Compagno 50i (MSRP $2,599) and Compagno 110i ($2,999) offer a popular, classic design with the inner workings of a modern machine.

The Compagno 50i is motivated by an air-cooled 49.5cc three-valve fuel-injected SOHC engine that delivers enough power to safely traverse the surface streets of any community. Designed with a low 29-inch seat height, the 189-lb. scoot should prove enjoyable to operate for novice and experienced riders alike. Amenities include underseat storage, LCD digital fuel gauge and clock, foldaway passenger pegs, magnetic key lock, and a secured gas cap offering access to a 1.45-gallon fuel tank. The Compagno 50i is available in Black or White, both colors highlighted by silver accents.

With all of the features and amenities of the Compagno 50i but a more powerful air-cooled 112cc four-valve fuel-injected SOHC engine, the Compagno 110i is available in Light Blue or Metallic Mocha.

Movie 150

A modern mid-size urban commuter in an affordable package, the Movie 150 ($3,199) is powered by a carbed & air-cooled 149cc 4-valve 4-stroke SOHC engine producing a trustworthy 13.5 hp.

Weighing in at an easy to maneuver 250 lbs. (dry), the Movie 150 rolls on 110/70-12 front & 130/70-12 rear tires, features single disc front & rear brakes, maintains a vast storage space under its 30.7-inch seat height, and is outfitted with a speedometer, odometer, clock & fuel gauge – the last of which you won’t need to rely on too often thanks to the bike’s miserly consumption and nearly 2-gallon fuel tank.

The Movie 150 is available in Tangerine or Black, both with red performance-accented rear suspension spring and brake calipers.

Xciting 500 Ri ABS

The newly designed Xciting 500 Ri ABS ($6,899), KYMCO USA’s largest displacement premium model for 2013, is powered by a 38 hp fuel injected and liquid cooled 499cc DOHC engine and rich on amenities, including underseat storage large enough for a backpack or helmet and jacket, a lockable glove box, useful 12v accessory outlet, and traditional gauges as well as clock, odometer, multi-function trip meter, and fuel & temperature sensors.

The 440-lb. scoot offers an easy to maneuver 61.8-inch wheelbase and 30.7-inch seat height that can accommodate a variety of rider sizes. Further aiding maneuverability is a telescopic front fork and dual adjustable hydraulic shocks, bump-absorbing 120/70-15 front and 150/70-14 rear tires, and a 3.38-gallon fuel tank that is slung low to optimize center of gravity.

Braking is supplied by dual discs with twin-pot calipers up front and a single disc with dual piston caliper in the rear. As the model name suggests, assistance is provided by a new generation Bosch ABS. And, once stopped, a hand-pull parking brake locks the entire package into place.

The Xciting 500 Ri ABS is available in Gray or Gold, both with red performance-accented rear suspension spring and brake calipers.

KYMCO USA’s 16-model on-road vehicle line for 2013, in addition to the four models highlighted, is rounded out by the returning Downtown 200i ($5,199) & Downtown 300i ($5,599), People GT 200i ($4,899) & People GT 300i ($5,399), Like 200i ($2,699) & Like 200i LX ($2,799), and Agility 125 ($1,899) and Super 8 150 ($2,499).

The smaller displacement line, in addition to the new Compagno 50i, includes the returning Agility 50 ($1,499), Super 8 50 2T ($2,199), Like 50 ($2,199) and Like 50 LX ($2,299).

All KYMCO scooters are sold with a two-year factory warranty. See the entire line-up, as well as a wide selection of useful accessories, at your nearest authorized KYMCO dealer following delivery in September 2012.

About KYMCO 

KYMCO’s roots in the power sports industry go back to it’s founding in 1963 as the Kwang Yang Motor Co. Ltd. With headquarters in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, KYMCO has long been a leader in quality, fuel economy and versatility. Today KYMCO is the largest scooter manufacturer in Taiwan, exports to 89 countries worldwide, and manufactures scooters, motorcycles, ATVs and UXV side-by-side vehicles at five ISO-9001 quality accredited plants in Asia.

Serving consumers and a selection of valued OEM clients, KYMCO is committed to maximum customer satisfaction, constant innovation, and making use of the most advanced CAD/CAE tools to bring superior engineering and design to their products.

KYMCO USA, wholly owned by Kwang Yang Motor Co. Ltd., is the exclusive importer/distributor of KYMCO brand products in the United States. With its headquarters, marketing and distribution based in Spartanburg, S.C., KYMCO USA serves more than 600 dealers in the U.S. and Caribbean and is dedicated to building the brand’s reputation and market share through superior value, frequent new product introductions, excellence in dealer network support, participation in enthusiast events, race support and sponsorship, and strategic industry partnerships with organizations such as AMA Racing, NHRA, IndyCar, Ford Motor Company, Full Throttle (Coca-Cola), Geico, Charlotte Motor Speedway and Pheasants Forever. Learn more at