Milan Motorcycle Show 2016 – New scooters, parts, lids & stuff!

Who can’t love a gold plated Vespa smallframe?

As the annual Milan Motorcycle Show draws to a close, you may ask what were the highlights there over the last six days? Luckily Scooternova were on hand to capture
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Exclusive – NEW Electric Vespa Announced!

 Ending the 70 Years of Vespa anniversary celebrations, Piaggio chose the Milan Motorcycle Show to unveil what could potentially be the next chapter in Continue reading

A Vespa timing Whale

The Whale

The Whale

With a title like this it probably won’t surprise some of you to learn that the people behind ‘The Whale’ go by the name of Continue reading

Lambretta Junior original film

The great smallframe scooter battle between Lambretta and Vespa took place in the mid-1960s, which Vespa eventually won. However…  Continue reading

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Vespa beats traffic!

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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!

Read the full story here.

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Where art meets Vespa (again)

Vespa Joyride by Richard Scott.

Vespa Joyride by Richard Scott.

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

New Vespa VX Elegante for India

IMG_3624-0.JPGLaunching their second ‘special edition’ Vespa for the local market, the Elegante will hit the streets of India on 20 September 2014.

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Rebirth of the Vespa Primavera – latest pictures of new Vespa!

Spanish motorcycle and scooter website  www.moto125.cc recently published images of what they claimed was a new Vespa scooter to be launched in the new year and named the Primavera.
 
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