The Piaggio Group have announced new models to be unveiled at Eicma in Milan today, with motorcycles from Moto Guzzi and Aprilia (including an electric motorbike), while the new scooters consist of updated GTS and GTV Vespas, striking new colours for the Primavera model and 946, plus the latest electric Piaggio 1 scooter. Starting from … Continue reading New Vespa Options and Piaggio Electric launched at Eicma 2022
New Vespa GTS Officially Announced
Following our blog here on the ScooterNova site at the end of September where we revealed some spy shots of the new scooters undergoing a road test, Piaggio have officially announced the new Vespa GTS scooter that will carry the marque into 2023. As we wrote, the new Vespa GTS has received a cosmetic makeover … Continue reading New Vespa GTS Officially Announced
New 2023 Vespa GTS 300 – suspension and other upgrades
As we approach show-season here in Europe, a new Vespa GTS has been spotted on the roads of Vietnam. But what can we expect for 2023 from the classic Italian marque? The scooter was spotted, despite it’s disguise, and photographed by Hoang Son with the story later published on https://tuoitre.vn Details of whether this was … Continue reading New 2023 Vespa GTS 300 – suspension and other upgrades
Three Shires Ride thank you!
Arriving at the unofficial starting point on Saturday morning, we were delighted to see so many smiling scooter riders! The sun was shining and we set off to ride through the scenic roads of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. It was great to catch up with friends, old and new, at petrol stations and cafes along … Continue reading Three Shires Ride thank you!
Vespa 75th Anniversary Models Announced
To mark the 75th anniversary of Vespa, Piaggio – the creators and manufacturers of the famous scooter – are to produce a special version of the Primavera and GTS models that will only be sold during 2021. The patent for the first Vespa was filed by Italian manufacturer Piaggio on 23 April 1946. ScooterNova magazine celebrated … Continue reading Vespa 75th Anniversary Models Announced
Mersea Island – The First 26 Years
Like many other scooter rallies in 2020, the popular Mersea Island event has also fallen victim to the Coronavirus pandemic. Nevertheless, organisers the Colchester DVLC (District Vespa & Lambretta Club) are having a virtual rally online with Scooterist Internet Radio providing the entertainment. To find out more about the event, which I like many have … Continue reading Mersea Island – The First 26 Years