Gilera Runner FX125 1998-2002: Powered by a two-stroke motor, the first Runner 125 was almost identical to the Runner 50 bar the engine. Still among scooter enthusiasts for it’s pokey, easily tuned engine.
Gilera Runner 125 SP 1999-2002: Largely identical to the FX125 except a slightly higher price and a rear disc brake.
Gilera Runner VX125 2001-2008: First of the four-stroke Runners outlasted the polluting two-stroke. Not as fast, but more reliable. Superseded by the ST125.
Gilera Runner 50 1997-1998: The first Runner – a two-stroke 50 legal for teenage novices was a success across Europe.
Gilera Runner 50DD: 1998-2002: A rear disc brake is added to the Runner 50.
Runner 50SP 1998-2008: Graphics changed over Runner 50DD.
Runner Purejet 50 2003-2008: Direct-injection two-stroke engine offers lower emissions, but harder to derestrict for 17+ year-olds, and pricier new.
Runner SP50 2008-current: Updated, restyled version of the original Runner retains the same virtues with a more modern look and feel.
Runner 180SP 1999-: The most iconic Runner model, the two-stroke 180SP has serious poke – enough to impress a motorcyclist, and enough to pull power-wheelies!
Runner FXR180 1998-2000: The four-stroke version of the biggest Runner offers better economy and no need to fill with two-stroke oil, but less excitement.
Runner VXR180 2001-2008: Updated version of the FXR180, with minor changes including rear disc brake.
Runner VXR200 2002-2008: The biggest ever Runner, the 200 matches the speed of the older 180SP, but still doesn’t manage the same excitement. The most suited to sustained high-speed riding, but still small enough to get around town.