Piaggio’s (Vespa) Cosa – the scooter for the 90s that slowly faded away…

The Cosa from Piaggio, the scooter of the 90s, launched in the 80s. Exclusive to the brand new edition 40 of ScooterNova magazine, we explore how this scooter came into being, the background, the design and designer, the name, the launch and the use of the Vespa badge. It was the Milan Motorcycle Show in … Continue reading Piaggio’s (Vespa) Cosa – the scooter for the 90s that slowly faded away…

Patrick Cox gold designer scooter for sale (owned by David Furnish)

A very rare 1998 Italjet Velocifero retro scooter, one of only 20 finished in gold, is about to go up for auction. An extremely limited-edition scooter produced in collaboration between Italjet and the renowned fashion designer, Patrick Cox, Sir Elton John’s husband, David Furnish, was the first registered keeper. The Italian Italjet Velocifero retro-styled scooter … Continue reading Patrick Cox gold designer scooter for sale (owned by David Furnish)

Vespa 946 Christian Dior

  The Vespa 946 was launched in 2013, a new model to the range taking inspiration from the Vespa prototype MP6 produced in 1946. In my opinion, this is one of the most stylish of the modern automatic Vespa scooters Piaggio have produced, almost risqué in design you could say. However the decision was made … Continue reading Vespa 946 Christian Dior

Charity patch raises over £1000

Congratulations to everyone who purchased one of the special 'Stay Home, Stay Safe' scooter rally patches recently, you've helped raise a grand total of £1152 for NHS charities. Designed by Si Barber, the talented scooterist behind the ScooterNova rider design and a number of our magazine covers, and printed by scooterists at Crusader Promotions (producers of … Continue reading Charity patch raises over £1000

Lambretta dl/GP at 50

So how many of you have a Bertone-designed Lambretta dl/ Grand Prix scooter or one of its derivatives? And do you really know everything about this classic Italian model? The last brand new Lambretta scooter to be designed and produced rolled off the line in 1969. Known as the dl to most (Grand Prix to … Continue reading Lambretta dl/GP at 50

Where art meets Vespa (again)

The curvaceous lines of the Vespa scooter has long been seen as art themselves, which is probably why they have subsequently attracted the attention of artists looking for a new canvas upon which to display their talents. The latest is South African Richard Scott who recently collaborated with Vespa SA to create the Joyride exhibition. Apparently … Continue reading Where art meets Vespa (again)