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…
I've been tracking this little beauty for a while now and so am pleased to finally compose this blog to share the story. It's always nice when something 'new' arrives in the world of modern scooters, and as a dedicated classic scooterist myself I am of course pleased it is Piaggio who have come up … Continue reading MYMoover – New Delivery Scooter From Piaggio
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
When Piaggio launched their 'Nuova Linea' of Vespa scooters in 1977 I wonder if anybody at the Italian factory in Pontedera ever considered that 40 years later we would finally say goodbye to it? I've had few myself over the years, 125, 150 and 200cc versions, ridden thousands of miles through numerous countries on them … Continue reading The Vespa P-range: One of the best?
It's Sunday morning, but we don't need an excuse to post this picture of a stunning Vespa Gran Sport, which can be found on display at at the Museo Piaggio in Pontedera, Italy. Behind this lovely scooter, on the wall is a photo of Enrico Piaggio himself, looking down on one of the most beautiful … Continue reading Vespa GS
Many scooterists consider the commercial vehicles produced by Innocenti and Piaggio (the same manufacturers as our beloved Lambretta and Vespa) to also have a certain appeal, even if they do feature more than the regulation two wheels! Both Piaggio and Innocenti produced 3-wheeled variants of their scooters for trade use. At first these were basically … Continue reading A 5-wheeled Vespa?