Vespa

Vespa Restorations

The Far East may sound like a strange place to source classic Italian scooters but they are there in abundance thanks to their use, particularly in Vietnam by the military in the late 60s and 70s.

 

Vespa Scooter History (1946-2011) – Part 1

Sixty-five years as a lead player. Vespa’s history is a unique example of immortality in the history of industrial design, so much to break out of the area of a simple product for mobility and to become a leader in…

 

Vespa Scooter History (1946-2011) – Part 2

Vespa: The origins Founded in Genoa in 1884 by twenty-year-old Rinaldo Piaggio, Piaggio initially undertook luxury ship fitting before going on to produce rail carriages, goods vans, luxury coaches and engines, trams and special truck bodies. World War I brought…

 

Vespa Scooter History (1946-2011) – Part 3

1946-2011, sixty-five years of Vespa: the models that have made history From the first Vespa in 1946, with its 98 cc, to the Grand Tourer of 2003, to the Vespa GTS 300 Super of 2008, to the recent GTV and…