New, Stylish Scooters and Small Motorcycles

Four bold new vehicles that blur the lines between scooters, motorcycles, and bicycles. 

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Though ubiquitous almost everywhere else, scooters have struggled to gain popularity in America. Our sprawling cities and longer commutes may be a cause, but as reurbanization rises, scooters are having a resurgence. The blurring of lines between scooters and motorcycles, bicycles, and even electric cars has also cast off some residual stigma. “Manufacturers are making smaller motorcycles and bigger scooters,” says Jesse Kiser, editorial director of, a top motorsports website. “It’s opening up the market to more options.” Here are four bold new vehicles we hope to see on our roads.