Stop Press – Tom Hanks rides Vespa!

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks

ok, so a bit of sarcasm here as we spot a slow news day for some of the British tabloids and hypocritically repeat their story… Continue reading

EuroVespa 85 – Vespa World Days 2015

EuroVespa 1985 programme cover.

EuroVespa 1985 programme cover.

Back in 2006, the annual EuroVespa rally became World Vespa Days, part of Piaggio’s Vespa World Club, but for many it will still be known as Continue reading

Scomadi scooters – latest update

Scomadi scooters, 2014

Scomadi scooters, 2014

During the recent Morecambe pre-season scooter rally, PM Tuning – one of the companies behind the forthcoming Scomadi brand – held an open day at their Lancashire shop.

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New Vespa Sprint (Primavera) Scooter

Vespa Sprint

Nuovo Vespa Sprint

Just launched in Rome by Piaggio, the new Vespa Sprint 50 and 125 scooters which are the sporting variants of their recently launched new Primavera range. So what’s different about the Sprint then? Continue reading

Funky German Vespa Cosa

Scooter & Service Vespa Cosa combo, 2012.

Scooter & Service Vespa Cosa combo, 2012.

Yes I know, but we reckon the Vespa Cosa is gaining popularity these days, and when you can do things like this to them, it’s easy to understand why.

This one comes courtesy of those talented people at

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Prototype Scomadi 300 undergoing UK tests

Here’s a video of the new Scomadi 300cc scooter on the dyno undergoing further testing and pre-launch checks at  PM Tuning Racing Products Ltd Scomadi HQ.

For expected launch dates of the Scomadi range see our story from December 2013.

Dyno Day at Morecambe Scooter Rally

PM Tuning Dyno Open Day

PM Tuning Dyno Open Day

If you’re going to VFM‘s pre-season scooter rally at Morecambe over the weekend of 21-23 March 2014, then you may fancy a short ride down to PM Tuning on the Saturday where the folk there will be holding an open day.

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The Vespa Cosa – How they got there.

Cosa brochure from Germany.

Cosa brochure from Germany.

We’ve brought you a few posts from the pen of Paolo Martin in the past, but here’s scooter he drew that finally became a reality. Ladies and gentlemen, we present the much maligned Piaggio Vespa Cosa.

When the Cosa arrived at the end of the 1980s, it was met with a less Continue reading

Vespa & Peroni

Nastro Azzurro Peroni advert.

Nastro Azzurro Peroni advert.

So by now you’ve seen the video posted a few days ago and know the young lady is rushing to get herself a Peroni beer. Coincidentally, Nastro Azzurro is a favourite here at Scooternova, so we know how she feels…

Anyway, being Italian, are of course no strangers to the Vespa scooter, and here are a few more adverts of their’s from recent times.

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