VIP 50cc Scooter Review

by Scooter Repairman
(Cambridge MA)

A VIP 50cc scooter is nothing but problems. Please purchase with caution. Better yet DO NOT BUY. Please do yourself a favor and save up to buy a SYM, Kymco, Adly, Eton, Genuine CPI or other quality scoot with some degree of engineering, support and a warranty that will be honored.

They're more affordable and just as well built as any of the big three scooter manufacturers. Suzuki, Honda and Yamaha

I honestly don't think the Chinese even buy this brand. I think they're made to poison the US market... as is Tao Tao, Roketa, Wildfire, Peace, Sunny and of course the infamous no name yy50b, etc.

I have seen well built and lasting Linhais, Schwinns and Keeways but I'd steer way clear of the others.

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Aug 30, 2017
by: Charlie

Odd, I have had a VIP 50 for 4 years now and never a problem

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