The Tuk Tuk

The Tuk Tuk

The Tuk Tuk is a specially adapted Italian Piaggio Ape.  It runs on petrol or battery power and when going flat out in 4th gear, can reach the wind-in-the-hair speed of 30mph.

At that rate it would take us days to get to and from our events, so we tow the Tuk Tuk behind our Coffee Angels van. The Tuk Tuk has been converted to hold a top of the range Vibiemme coffee machine.

Italian by origin, but a fun addition to parties, events, corporate days and weddings across Northern Ireland!

Tuk Tuk Specs

Piaggio Ape

Engine: two-stroke single cylinder

Displacement: 49.8 cc

Ignition: electronic

Start-up: electric

Electric system: 12v-80w flywheel alternator, 12V battery

Frame bearing body: steel plate single frame

Transmission: 4 gears plus reverse

Front suspension: swinging arm with coil spring and shock absorber

Rear suspension: independent with coil spring and hydraulic shock absorber on each wheel

Brakes: Rear – hydraulic with foot control  Front – mechanical lever operated on handlebar.  Rear wheel emergency brake.

No-load fuel consumption at 25kmph:   35 km per litre

Tank capacity: 10 litres

Max slope gradient: no load 18%

Turning circle: 6m

Payload: Pick-up van 200g

Tyres: 100-90-10”

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