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Note: All of the motorscooters listed here are DOT and EPA approved, though most are not California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved, and therefore cannot be sold in California (See state regulations). If you need a scooter that can be registered in California, please see California Legal Motorcooters.

See also: Classic, Basic, Luxury, Minimalist, Stand-up/Sit-down, Electric Motorscooters, and mobility scooters. This year, many online scooter stores have had trouble keeping up with demand. We do our best to find the ones that are in stock but that changes so fast.

The Performance Scooter

The term moped is often confusingly, anomalously, and erroneously used for these machines -- a particularly misleading appellation for a high-speed, freeway-legal scooter (See Mopeds).

All of the performance scooters given here have four-stroke engines and stepless automatic CVT transmissions.

Roketa Viper 250cc
Less than $2,300

Note: Roketa 260cc Motorscooters are not yet legal in California.

This is the powerful new Roketa freeway model. With its 20HP 257cc liquid cooled engine, the Viper is the most powerful scooter in its class and can cruise comfortably at freeway speeds. The fastest scooter available from China, the Viper has shown itself to have impressive accelleration and to be extremely stable at high speed. With a maximum load rating of 450 lbs., it is also the best equipped to carry two people with luggage of any scooter available. Delivered virtually fully assembled, setup time is estimated at 45 minutes and unvolves uncrating, installation of front wheel, mirrors, trunk, windshield and battery. Available in orange, black, red, and silver.

Available in all states but California

Scooter 150cc Street Legal High End Scooter 150 cc Moped

Scooter 150cc Street Legal High End Scooter
Scooter 150cc Street Legal High End Scooter 150 Cc Moped $815.00 + $179.00 shipping

Engine Size: 150 cc HP: 10 Cooling: Forced Air Cooling Transmission: CVT Fully Automatic Drive: Belt Starter: Electric with keys & Kick Start Back Up Ignition: CDI Electronic Top Speed: 55+ MPH Front Suspension: Twin Inverted Hydraulic Rear Suspension: Dual Rear Hydraulic Spring Front Brakes: Hydraulic ABS Disc Brake Rear Brakes: Mechanical Drum Brake Front Tires: 130/60- 13 aluminum Rear Tires: 130/60- 13 aluminum Controls: Twist Throttle, Hand Brake, Fully Automatic Lighting: Headlights, Tail lights, Blinkers: Street Legal Weight Capacity: 300 lbs Dry Weight: 240lbs Length: 78 Width: 28 Height: 44 THIS SCOOTER COMES WITH A FREE MATCHING TRUNK!

This model comes in blue, burgundy and black. You can send a message after you place your order with your color selection.

TaoTao CY50-B RED 49cc Gas Automatic Scooter Moped w/ 10 Inch Steel Rims $636.00 + $155.00 shipping

Scooter 150cc Street Legal High End Scooter
TaoTao CY50-B RED 49cc Gas Automatic Scooter Moped w/ 10 Inch Steel Rims $636.00 + $155.00 shipping

TaoTao CY50-B 49cc Gas Automatic Scooter Moped w/ 10 Inch Steel Rims! This scooter has all the basic features that you need to ride on the streets: - Blinkers - Headlights high/low beams - Mirrors Limited Warranty: 6 months warranty for internal engine parts of on-the-road vehicles, 3 months warranty for internal engine parts of the off-road vehicles, and 30 days limited manufacturer's warranty for all other parts. This scooter may not meet California CARB reqirements. Please consult your local DMV before purchasing.
Seller Warranty: 30 Days warranty for Parts ONE YEAR Warranty for Engine and Transmission. * Accidents, Abuse, Labor and Mechanic NOT covered. ** Shipping NOT covered.
Shipping Weight: 100 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)

The Horizon 150cc Moped $1,174.95 On Sale

Horizon 150cc Moped
Horizon 150cc Moped $1,174.95

The Horizon has a metal platform, front disk brakes, rear drum brakes, and an optional trunk which serves also as a backrest for the pillion seat is available for the Horizon for an additional $49.95. It is in most respects a basic scooter as it has none of the performance enhancements found in most performance scooters, but its lines do make it a performance scooter.

The Horizon comes from Global Trailer, which has been selling scooters for over five years and has deserved a reputation for quality and support.

Fully assembled. Residential delivery is an added $30. Comes in Yellow, Black, Blue and Red.

Note: Street legal in all states but California.

The Scout 250 On Sale $2,124.95

Scout 250 On Sale  $2,124.95
Scout 250 On Sale $2,124.95

The Chuanl Scout 250 has a top speed of 75 MPH and a weight capacity of 360 lbs. Though offically designated a moped, it is absurd to call it one (See Mopeds for a definitive discussion of the subject). The scout comes with a stereo AM/FM cassette deck with built-in telescoping antenna, a locking removable trunk and disk brakes fore and aft.

The Scout 250 comes from Global Trailer, which has been selling scooters for over five years and has deserved a reputation for quality and support.

Fully assembled. Residential delivery is an added $30. Comes in Red, Blue and Silver.

Note: Street legal in all states but California.


Except where indicated, shipping with lift-gate service within the continental US is included in above prices.

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