1977 Italian Vespa P-range advert (screen grab – click to view film).
Back in 1977, Italian scooter manufacturer Piaggio launched not just a new Vespa scooter but a new range of Vespas. I’m sure they didn’t realise back then that they’d still be manufacturing a PX in 2015, but they are, and this Italian television advert shows the first models in the range from 1977…
From time to time we receive offers of classic Lambretta and Vespa scooters from suppliers in India, as well as receiving email ‘updates’ from various sources about some ‘nice Lambretta scooters’ on eBay. However, if you are in the market for your first Continue reading →
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 her protective leather gloves that helped her to grip the gears.”
Sorry Mail, but the Vespa LX doesn’t have gears, it’s an automatic scooter – you just twist and go!
We can’t argue with the fact that scooters are indeed perfect for filtering through the traffic though, so it’s not all bad!