Hi Ferrix, Any major issues with either of those scoots? Any real fave?
Neither gave me any trouble but I have to say, Beverly was a better scooter... as it should be, since it was more expensive! It was more powerful yet more compact, the engine was smoother and the ride better. My Downtown was one of the original models and that engine was a bit agricultural, especially compared to buttery-smooth Bev. I understand the revised engine in later model was better in this regard, but I never rode it so I can't comment.
Downtown had more storage room under the seat, that (and the price) was its only advantage.