The 60s film poster for Jessica, the ‘gal’ who apparently took Italy by storm. Curiously with the aid of a sweater, understandably her smile, and of course while on a Vespa.
It was a combination of the £4,995 price tag and the headline of a ‘1965 Vespa PX 150’ that caught our eye… and set alarm bells ringing!
Scooter and Service of Hamburg, Germany (S+S), have got themselves a bit of a reputation for producing some seriously trick street Vespas – we’ve featured a few here over the last year, like this piece of scooter porn, the scooter it was being fitted to here, and this tidy Vespa Cosa too. Well here is another one…
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There’s little more to add to this other than if you want to see possibly the maddest looking, low-rider Vespa being ridden on public road – three-up – and you don’t live in Indonesia, then spend 40 seconds of your life watching this video. You won’t regret it!
So why do you think this young lady is in a rush? And for those looking for a regular scooter fix, don’t worry there’s a classic Vespa featuring in this Italian TV advert from the 1960s!
Presumably because of the number of leaked images that have appeared on the internet of the new forthcoming Vespa Primavera, such as here on Scooternova (all originating from Spain it seems), Piaggio have taken the unusual step of sending out official images of the new scooter themselves.
So here it is in all it’s glory, well the first action photo at least;