First Look: Kymco Downtown 300i

85mph, 29.5bhp, large underseat storage, yours for £3,999

THIS IS THE Kymco Downtown 300i. It's a 300cc liquid cooled four-stroke, single cylinder, fuel injected scooter priced at £3,999.

The company claim the Downtown can achieve a very out-of-town top speed of 85mph thanks to its 29.5bhp engine, which boasts a twin balance shaft to reduce vibration and improve rider comfort.

The Downtown also features CVT transmission, a 14-inch front wheel and 13-inch rear, complete with tyre pressure warning gauge on the instrument panel. 

Other stuff: 12v phone/battery charger, large underseat storage that can hold two full-face helmets and a manufacturer’s 2-year unlimited-mileage warranty.

Available July 2010.