Vespa beats Lambretta in 2-stroke battle

It's a common misconception that the first Vespas fitted with 2-stroke oil injection were the P-range models of the 70s and 80s. However, Piaggio developed and produced the technology much earlier indeed. Not only that, but you could buy a Vespa with such a feature before the Lambretta Cometa Lubematic became available. In 1965 Douglas … Continue reading Vespa beats Lambretta in 2-stroke battle

Hot Rod custom Vespas from Russia

Butcher Garage are in St Petersburg, Russia, and they caught our eye recently with a couple of stunning custom Vespa scooters. First there's Bender,  about which Butcher Garage state "at the core of this project is that what remained of the 1966 Vespa 150 Super after a Huey unloaded all of its firepower might on … Continue reading Hot Rod custom Vespas from Russia

NOS Power – a Vespa from Down Under to lust over!

SS Scooter Engineering of Sydney Australia are the people behind this latest piece of scooter art that we've recently discovered on the world-wide web. Sandy is the owner and head mechanic at  S.S. Scooter Engineering and he has spent two years planning and building the smart Vespa Street Racer you see here. Amongst the features … Continue reading NOS Power – a Vespa from Down Under to lust over!