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SYM DRGBD 160  Scooter

SYM DRGBD 160 Scooter

New SYM DRGBT 160 Slated For Late 2022 Word has been leaked from a trustworthy source that we are expecting to see the brand new model from SYM in late 2022. SYM DRG 180 scooter looks the business with the latest Euro 5 compliant automatic 158cc liquid cooled and fuel...

The Realities of Petrol Versus Electric Scooters in 2022/23

The Realities of Petrol Versus Electric Scooters in 2022/23

There is no getting out of it!  Electric is coming and petrol powered scooters will soon be a thing of the past.  I know that I’ll be sad to lose the petrol powered scooters that I’ve come to understand so well.  The sound of the engine cranking over, the ignition,...

NEW Product: Nolan N21V Dolce Vita Range

NEW Product: Nolan N21V Dolce Vita Range

Our best selling helmet has just had a face lift.  The Nolan N21 Visor has a fresh look with it's signature stripes down the back and comes in a funky colour range. Check out the new range online or in store.  

When is the right time to replace your helmet?

When is the right time to replace your helmet?

This is an often asked question here at the store and it may differ due to your circumstances.  Now first of all let’s look at how your helmet is constructed and why this plays a part in when to replace it.  In basic terms we first have the hard outer shell most...

Another Delivery Arrives!

Another Delivery Arrives!

Never mind the occasional rain shower or winter time we are keeping busy at Scooter Central.  Here is another delivery that arrived today of Vespa Primaveras.  We have excellent stock levels and the full colour range of Vespa, Piaggio, SYM, KYMCO, Peugeot and now...

When Should I Upgrade My Scooter – guide for different riders.

When Should I Upgrade My Scooter – guide for different riders.

How Long Should I Keep My Current Ride?  There are a few reasons to turn over your current ride every few years and the reasons change depending on what group of riders you are in. In my 20 years in scooter retailing, I find these groups come under the following...

Introducing the Aprilia SR GT 125

Introducing the Aprilia SR GT 125

Aprilia is back in Australia and back in store now!  Aprilia Scooters were always extremely popular and we really missed the brand when the powers that be at Piaggio decided to stop producing scooters.  They have decided to bring back Aprilia Scooters in 2022 and...

Tips For Riding With A Pillion Passenger On Your Scooter

Tips For Riding With A Pillion Passenger On Your Scooter

Sharing the scooter riding experience is a lot of fun.  In this article we’ll give you a few tips to make the experience enjoyable for both rider and pillion. Once you have completed your Learner (L’s) and Provisional (P’s) you will be fully licensed and allowed to...

Electric Vehicle NSW Government Rebates

Electric Vehicle NSW Government Rebates

NSW Transport Stamp Duty rebate for electric vehicles. Have you purchased a Super Soco Electric scooter or motorcycle from Scooter Central since Sept 1, 2021?  There is a rebate for Stamp Duty on electric vehicles that were registered on or after 1 Sept 2021. List of...

A Few Tips On Your Modern Scooters Fuel System

A Few Tips On Your Modern Scooters Fuel System

Modern scooters are mainly four stroke machines. There is a mix of carburettor and fuel injected models and we find they are best run on 95 RON ( Research Octane Number) fuel. E10 ( Ethanol additive) fuels are more hydroscopic and can attract moisture into the fuel...

Inside Scoop – new Kymco KRV180

Inside Scoop – new Kymco KRV180

The Scooter Stig just tipped us off that Kymco Australia are considering the new Kymco KRV180 for our market. The KRV is a 175cc, water cooled and fuel injected affair with plenty of cool new tech on board including Bosch anti lock brakes and traction control to the...

Sydney Eastern Suburbs Ride

Sydney Eastern Suburbs Ride

Jeremy and Lisa sent us this eastern suburbs loop they completed last weekend. They said it was a fun ride that didn't get far from home, but had plenty of interesting stop off points for a great view and terrific food. They also said that it's an amazing therapy ride...

Inside Scoop – new Aprilia SRGT 200

Inside Scoop – new Aprilia SRGT 200

Our spies tell us that the Aprilia SRGT 200 will be coming to Aus. There was a big press test ride event in Italy recently so we're hoping it's not too far away. Along with the Kymco DT X360 the Aprilia SRGT 200 is all part of the adventure scooter category that is...

A Big Thank You – Melanoma March

A Big Thank You – Melanoma March

A big thank you to all that kindly donated to Peters March for Melanoma fund raiser. We had a lot of very generous supporters and your efforts raised whopping $7950 for melanoma research. We spotted generous donations from Phillip H, Sally, The Scooter Stig, Tommy,...

Vespa Tour Of Pakistan

Vespa Tour Of Pakistan

If you've got 15 minutes spare check out this quirky video of a Vespa tour of Pakistan     

AmeriVespa Dates Announced

AmeriVespa Dates Announced

Sue here at the store has been to AmeriVespa (and got the award for the furthest distance travelled to the event). She says it's a great event with riders coming from all over the USA, Canada and beyond. This years event will be in the twin cities of Minneapolis/St....

Workshop Tip – Check Tyre Pressures Regularly

Workshop Tip – Check Tyre Pressures Regularly

Our techs have been getting some wide variations in tyre pressures on customers scooters recently, so its a good time to remind our riders to check tyre pressures regularly and preferably when the tyres are cool for the most accurate outcome. Tyre pressures increase...

Coffee Jackets and Bottle Holders Back In Stock

Coffee Jackets and Bottle Holders Back In Stock

What is a Coffee Jacket you might ask?  The Corazzo Coffee Jacket is that item that riders all across the world have discovered to protect that coffee and help it to safely travel where you travel.  The adjustable velcro strap helps secure any size reusable or take...

Everything You Need To Know About Scooter Storage

Everything You Need To Know About Scooter Storage

Scooter are amazingly versatile machines.  Not only can they carry one or two passengers, they are capable of carrying many daily items in separate storage areas. In this article we’ll look at what products are available to make your scooter suit your lifestyle.  Some...

Have You Seen The New Vespa LEGO?  Want To Win A Free One?

Have You Seen The New Vespa LEGO? Want To Win A Free One?

What scooter lover wouldn't like to own a Vespa LEGO?  Scooter Central is not selling them but we are giving one away! Retail value $169.95 and all you have to do is like our Facebook or Instagram Post about the competition and Follow or Like our Scooter Central page...

How To Dress For Wet Weather Scooter Riding By Daryl Downpour

How To Dress For Wet Weather Scooter Riding By Daryl Downpour

We’ve all experienced a day when we started off by getting wet and never seemed to dry out.  It’s the same for scooter riding in the rain.  Keeping yourself dry is the key to a good ride in wet weather. We are lucky that there are some great products to help us stay...

Has Your Bike Been Serviced Lately?

Has Your Bike Been Serviced Lately?

The air filter on the pictured bike came in recently after not having been serviced for a while!  When did you last service yours? The lockdowns and rain have turned the last couple of years into a blur and many riders have missed their regular servicing without...

Winners!  Scooter Central best Automotive Services!

Winners! Scooter Central best Automotive Services!

Scooter Central has just won the 2021 Local Business Award for best Automotive Services on the Northern Beaches for the 9th time! Many thanks to all of our customers who voted for us and to our amazing staff members for their great service to our customers!  What a...

Ice Cream Celebration

Ice Cream Celebration

Congratulations to our Spare Parts Interpreter Monica for completing her apprenticeship!  Awesome accomplishment and well done!  We love celebrating staff accomplishments (and birthdays) at Scooter Central and all our staff enjoyed our special treat celebration ice...

Baby Theodore – Scooter Central’s Newborn!

Baby Theodore – Scooter Central’s Newborn!

A big congratulations to first time parents Jenna and Pete on the safe arrival of baby Theodore born on Dec 10th.  The new parents are over the moon as are the new grandparents and Aunt.  Scooter Central is a family owned and run business and we've all been...

Jacarandas in Bloom in Kirribilli

Jacarandas in Bloom in Kirribilli

Looking for a great spot for a ride right now?  The Jacaranda trees are in full bloom in Kirribilli.  Head to McDougall Street for a fabulous display.

New Peugeot Django Colours In Store Now

New Peugeot Django Colours In Store Now

Scooter Central has just received our first shipment of the fabulous new Peugeot Django 150 colours - Racing Green and Antarctic White.  The colour range of this model is very exciting and we have stock of them all for you to choose from at Scooter Central.  Ring Cass...

Reuse, Recycle, Re-purpose and maintain a small footprint

Reuse, Recycle, Re-purpose and maintain a small footprint

Reuse, recycle, keep a small footprint and minimize rubbish for landfill. At Scooter Central we are proud of our reusing and recycling efforts and for a very busy retail store and workshop getting loads of products and packaging delivered we put out one small rubbish...

Here Come the 75th Anniversary Vespas!

Here Come the 75th Anniversary Vespas!

Our first 75th Anniversary Vespa in the Primavera 150 model was unboxed today.  Staff opinion was two thumbs up from everyone.  It's a cracker!

Piaggio BV 400 Video Review

Piaggio BV 400 Video Review

Murray has given us a great review of the new BV 400 and points out all of the new features on this model.  The BV 400 hit our shores in August 2021 and we have a Demo in store for you to test ride if you are in the market.  His video is certainly worth watching....

Check Out Our YouTube Channel

Check Out Our YouTube Channel

Did you know that Scooter Central has a YouTube channel?  Murray has been busy making videos so we can bring our showroom to you.  Check out the reviews and highlights videos he has been posting on the Scooter Central YouTube channel.  We have been putting highlights...

Buy a Scooter Online Now!  Free Delivery!

Buy a Scooter Online Now! Free Delivery!

Now you can purchase the scooter of your dreams online through our website using our easy to use online store.  Research which scooter is the right one for you using our New Scooter Catalogue section.  Save scooters to your wish list to compare.  Still unsure?  Call,...

New Video Added on the Kymco Agility RS 125

New Video Added on the Kymco Agility RS 125

Murray has been busy working on video walk throughs of the models here on offer at Scooter Central to help you with your online purchasing. Check out the video here Let us know what you would like to see us do next by emailing, calling or SMS us through this site!...

How To Get Your Freedom Back!

How To Get Your Freedom Back!

Riding a scooter ticks all the boxes: Covid Safe Avoid public transport Inexpensive to buy and own Cheaper than a car or public transport Even cheaper than most bicycles! Fun to ride Makes you feel like you are on a holiday every day Always find a parking spot Be the...

Vespa GTS Supertech New Colour

Vespa GTS Supertech New Colour

The top of the line Vespa, the GTS 300 Supertech is coming out in a new colour Grey Delicato.  This will take the place of the gloss Grey Avio that was previously available.  The Grey Avio will now be available in the GTS Supersport whereas the Grey Delicato will be...

So Just How Much Does a Scooter Cost?

So Just How Much Does a Scooter Cost?

We get asked this a lot from online enquiries. We have scooters ranging from $3690 to $13990 for brand new 125cc-550cc scooters.  All of our pricing includes 12 months registration and CTP (not 3 months or 6 months), pre delivery and full 2-3 year warranty (depending...

NSW Electric Vehicle Strategy Rebates

NSW Electric Vehicle Strategy Rebates

The NSW government looks set to kick along the sales of Electric Vehicles by introducing a Stamp Duty Rebate and an additional rebate of $3000 for vehicles under $68,750 starting in September 2021.  Well the Super Soco Electric range available now at Scooter Central...

Vespa Celebrates 75 Years with a new limited release

Vespa Celebrates 75 Years with a new limited release

2021 marks 75 years since the first Vespa and to celebrate this significant milestone a Special Edition model is being released soon.  The 75th Special Editions will be available in both the Primavera and the GTS.  They will be a special gold colour designed for the...

Pre-owned Scooters Available Now!

Pre-owned Scooters Available Now!

With the success of our Autumn sale which runs through to May 31st we have received a large number of second hand bikes traded in.  Lots of customers have taken advantage of the sale to upgrade their bikes and get great deals on rider apparel and accessories too.  Our...

Byron Bay and Beyond

Byron Bay and Beyond

Scooter Central can organise delivery of your scooter to your door.  We can make your purchase easy and are here to help for after sales support.  Why not buy from Australia's multi-award winning scooter store?

Throwback to 2006 Good Morning Australia

Throwback to 2006 Good Morning Australia

Here is a throwback in time to 2006 when Scooter Central owner Sue went on Good Morning Australia with Kerri-Anne Kennerley.  Sue pillioned Kerri-Anne onto the set on a red Vespa with both wearing Corazzo Design jackets.  They discussed how popular scooters were...

Road Warning – Pot Holes

Road Warning – Pot Holes

After the deluge of rain in NSW in recent days we have spotted many pot holes.  Please take extra care on the roads and be mindful that there could be hidden pot holes in puddles. Please also check the tread wear on your tyres and book in for replacements when...

Contactless Purchasing?  It’s easy at Scooter Central!

Contactless Purchasing? It’s easy at Scooter Central!

2020 keeps throwing us curve balls but we keep tossing them in the air and are getting very skilled at juggling. Are you looking to buy a scooter this Summer?  Scooter Central is the biggest selling scooter store in Australia and number 1 for almost every brand we...

Say Goodbye to Piaggio’s Fly 150

Say Goodbye to Piaggio’s Fly 150

Piaggio's Fly 150 has been one of Australia's best selling scooters for many years with quite a few iterations in the model as it evolved over time.  Sadly the model has been discontinued in Australia and by the time you have read this our last one will likely be...

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