Vespa – By Royal Appointment

What better endorsement for your product than to have members of the Royal Family as proud  owners? That was the claim of Douglas (Sales and Service) Ltd during the 60s, that the Vespa scooters they imported and produced were 'By Royal Appointment'. This advert lists the Bristol-built Vespa 125 and 150 models alongside the Vespa … Continue reading Vespa – By Royal Appointment

The Vespa GS 200 – “I ride a GS scooter with my hair cut neat”

So most of us know about the Vespa GS 150 and GS 160, yes? And of course there's the Vespa PX125E T5 from the 80s, which is also fairly common knowledge amongst scooter enthusiasts too, right? So how many people do you think are still in the dark about the Vespa GS200?   Back in … Continue reading The Vespa GS 200 – “I ride a GS scooter with my hair cut neat”