Gwyneth Paltrow’s Vespa beats traffic!

Not much of a story we know, but the majors consider it so, and we thought to join in with¬† little correction for those at the Mail Online who wrote beneath their headline "Tight squeeze! Gwyneth Paltrow beats the weekend rush as she weaves through LA traffic on her Vespa" yesterday that "Gwyneth didn't forget … Continue reading Gwyneth Paltrow’s Vespa beats traffic!

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

The Vespa Cosa – How they got there.

We've brought you a few posts from the pen of Paolo Martin in the past, but here's scooter he drew that finally became a reality. Ladies and gentlemen, we present the much maligned Piaggio Vespa Cosa. When the Cosa arrived at the end of the 1980s, it was met with a less than luke warm … Continue reading The Vespa Cosa – How they got there.

Vespa & Peroni

So by now you've seen the video posted a few days ago and know the young lady is rushing to get herself a Peroni beer.¬†Coincidentally, Nastro Azzurro is a favourite here at Scooternova, so we know how she feels... Anyway, being Italian, are of course no strangers to the Vespa scooter, and here are a … Continue reading Vespa & Peroni

New Vespa GTS For 2014 – air-cooled scooter for local Asian market

Mid-November 2013 and Piaggio Vietnam launched a new Vespa GTS on the local market. This is a locally produced scooter in their Vietnamese factory and specifically for their local market (European, American, Australian, NZ Vespas for example are produced in Italy) and as well as taking advantage of cheaper labour rates and presumably more competitively … Continue reading New Vespa GTS For 2014 – air-cooled scooter for local Asian market

Vespa GTS 350 – New scooter for 2014 or just rumours?

A few websites and blogs are suggesting that 2014 will see the arrival of a new, larger Vespa scooter to the market. However, Piaggio continue to maintain that the current Vespa GTS 300 has the largest engine that can be inserted into that particular chassis and that the chassis itself is not designed to cope … Continue reading Vespa GTS 350 – New scooter for 2014 or just rumours?