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 Details of whether this was … Continue reading New 2023 Vespa GTS 300 – suspension and other upgrades

Amazing Italian formation riding

In 1953 the Italian Police were celebrating what may have been their 107th anniversary – according to internet sources at least. Whatever the reason, the occasion warranted a number of their best riders putting on one heck of a formation riding performance to an audience in Rome that including high-ranking officials and apparently the President … Continue reading Amazing Italian formation riding

An English Roman Holiday

Everyone know Audrey Hepburn starred with Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday, a film that launch the career of the Vespa scooter on the silver screen.It also did wonders for the marketing of the product, which leads me up to this post because while most will recognise the lead photo as a still from said film, … Continue reading An English Roman Holiday

New Vespa Sprint (Primavera) Scooter

Just launched in Rome by Piaggio, the new Vespa Sprint 50 and 125 scooters which are the sporting variants of their recently launched new Primavera range. So what's different about the Sprint then? Not a lot unfortunately, despite Piaggio using the 'sporty' word in their PR bumph and the 'Sprint' name. Before the Primavera there … Continue reading New Vespa Sprint (Primavera) Scooter