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)

The liquid-cooled Vespa GS that never happened

Paolo Martin is an Italian car designer who has also dabbled with two wheelers as well over the years. Amongst others, he's known for his work with names such as Bertone and Pininfarina during the 1960s, De Tomaso, Ghia in the 1970s, designing and styling cars for brands like Alfa Romeo, Ferrari and Fiat. He's … Continue reading The liquid-cooled Vespa GS that never happened

Vespa Segway, Chair and (weird) light from Spain

Found on the AutoEvolution site, a design company in Spain has redesigned the Segway electric personal transport vehicle (I don't really know what else to call it!), using Vespa parts to improve its look no end. The Segway is a self-balancing vehicle, which Spanish company Bel & Bel have enhanced with what looks like a … Continue reading Vespa Segway, Chair and (weird) light from Spain