Tag: piaggio

Vespa coffee table by Neil Cox

What do you do with the body of a rusty early '60s Vespa? Well, you can do it up or you can do what designer Neil Cox did and turn it into a Vespa coffee table. Apparently some kind of recycling exercise, the body was sandblasted and then coated with […]

eBay watch: 1960s Vespa tipper truck

A superb curio that dates back to 1966 – this Vespa commercial tipper truck. Powered by a 124cc engine, it's one of a fleet of similarly-powered vehicles that was sold to the Co-op in Liverpool in the 70s, then used to sell paraffin around the streets during that decade. All […]

Vespa PX scooter returns

An interesting change of mind by Piaggio, with the return of the Vespa PX scooter. For eco (and possibly commercial) reasons, the Vespa PX disappeared from the market, as the company concentrated on its 'twist and go' range. But it is now being re-launched by Piaggio, shown off recently at […]

Tribute Vespa scooter by Digital Veneer

If you thought the cost of a fully-renovated vintage scoot was a bit pricey, you'll be seriously knocked back by the cost of the Tribute Vespa – and its not even a vintage model. According to makers, Digital Veneer, each brand new Vespa is transformed by craftsmen into 'an authentic […]

eBay watch: 1960 Vespa 150

Tasty scooter – and right now, this Vespa 150 is under £1,000. Not bad considering this 1960 model has had a full restoration as recently as 2009, with an engine overhaul, new electrics and plenty of cosmetic work too, judging by the paint job and those seats. The MOT runs […]