Tag: vespa

Hard Mods by John Waters

Mods in China clip online

Just found this little film on YouTube, which seems to indicate a mod revival in China – or should that be mod in China – as it didn’t happen first time around.

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: Eddie Grimstead Vespa GS160

If you have money to spend and time on your hands for a bit of restoration, this Eddie Grimstead Vespa GS160 has just been flagged up on the forums as being on eBay right now. Just the main image above on this site, but check out the seller's page for […]

Scootermania documentary online

Big thanks to Spectre on the forums for spotting this Scootermania documentary online. It was originally broadcast back in the early 1990s on Channel 4, essentially a potted history of the Vespa and Lambretta, from inception through to their 60s heyday and decline (in the mass market at least). Lasts […]

Rewind The 60s – mod episode

Ok, the title might be a little misleading, but the series of 60s shows we flagged up the other week, Rewind The 60s, has reached 1964/65, which means mods get a look in. If you missed the show, you can watch it again on BBC iPlayer (UK only sadly), with […]