Tag: vespa

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 […]

Keep Calm and Scoot On poster

 Just when you thought the whole 'Keep Calm' thing had gone away, someone produces a version that might just appeal to this particular fraternity – the Keep Calm and Scoot On poster. It is part of a series of designs aimed at encouraging people to keep doing the things they […]

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 […]

Vintage Vespa tricycle at auction

If you want this, you'll have to act quick – as the auction for this Vintage Vespa tricycle is tomorrow (Saturday) and the estimate is cheap. It's up at the Ross-on-Wye Salerooms, Millpond Street, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 7AP and comes with pretty much no detail on the site – I […]

eBay watch: 1961 Vespa Sportique

A tasty-looking scooter on eBay right now, with this 1961 Vespa Sportique, which is currently at an equally-tasty price. According to the seller, the scooter was imported from Italy and authentically restored by Scooterworks in London in 2004. Since then it has been maintained by Scooterworks and is being sold […]