Kym-who? Scooter brand is on the march

Motorcycle News (UK) - - New Bikes -

Tai­wan-based Kymco are big play­ers in the scooter mar­ket. Formed in 1963, the Kwang Yang Mo­tor Com­pany started out mak­ing parts for Honda, build­ing their first scooter in 1970. To­day they make a huge range span­ning 50cc-700cc. You might have have al­ready rid­den a Kymco with­out re­al­is­ing it – the Kawasaki J300 is a re­badged Kymco Down­town, while the they also build en­gines for BMW’S C600/650 scooter and G450X off-roader.

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