The 60s film poster for Jessica, the 'gal' who apparently took Italy by storm. Curiously with the aid of a sweater, understandably her smile, and of course while on a Vespa.
Tag: vespa 150
Vespa & sidecar for sale – Buyer beware!
It was a combination of the £4,995 price tag and the headline of a '1965 Vespa PX 150' that caught our eye... and set alarm bells ringing! Of course having ridden Lambrettas and Vespas consistently since the 1980s and being what some may describe as 'scooter anoraks', these alarm bells may ring more easily for … Continue reading Vespa & sidecar for sale – Buyer beware!
Gorgeous Vespa GL Street Rod
Scooter and Service of Hamburg, Germany (S+S), have got themselves a bit of a reputation for producing some seriously trick street Vespas – we've featured a few here over the last year, like this piece of scooter porn, the scooter it was being fitted to here, and this tidy Vespa Cosa too. Well here is … Continue reading Gorgeous Vespa GL Street Rod
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
Scooter & Service, Hamburg – Vespa Husqvarna WR 250 update
You may remember our post back on 4 January 2014 titled S&S Scooter Porn in which we first brought you details of this automotive work of art...Scooter & Service of Hamburg began working on this demonstrator of their's last year, but as is often the way, customers' scooters take priority. The good new for both … Continue reading Scooter & Service, Hamburg – Vespa Husqvarna WR 250 update
Another Milanese scooter – the ISO
Iso Rivolta began before World War 2 Isothermos as a manufacturer of refrigeration units. Post war however, they joined numerous other Italian companies in mobilising the masses. Iso's first vehicles were small capacity motorcycles and some basic looking scooters, but in 1958 they launched their new 150 scooter (also to be their last), which blended … Continue reading Another Milanese scooter – the ISO