So how many of you have a Bertone-designed Lambretta dl/ Grand Prix scooter or one of its derivatives? And do you really know everything about this classic Italian model?Continue reading
The curvaceous lines of the Vespa scooter has long been seen as art themselves, which is probably why they have subsequently attracted the attention of artists looking for a new canvas upon which to display their talents. The latest is South African Richard Scott who recently collaborated with Vespa SA to create the Joyride exhibition. Continue reading
Paolo Martin is an Italian car designer who has also dabbled with two wheelers as well over the years.
Amongst others, he’s known for his work with names such as Bertone and Pininfarina during the 1960s, De Tomaso, Ghia in the 1970s, designing and styling cars for brands like Alfa Romeo, Ferrari and Fiat. He’s also done some work for Piaggio, as the image above may suggest…
It would appear Martin drew a car for Piaggio and also some mopeds, for both Piaggio and the Gilera brand which they also own. But of course it is the Vespas we want to know more about, isn’t it. Continue reading
Found on the AutoEvolution site, a design company in Spain has redesigned the Segway electric personal transport vehicle (I don’t really know what else to call it!), using Vespa parts to improve its look no end.
The Segway is a self-balancing vehicle, which Spanish company Bel & Bel have enhanced with what looks like a few bits from a Vespa smallframe.