Vespa

Symbolising freedom on two wheels, the iconic Vespa scooter is still a hugely popular mode of transport for many enthusiasts the world over. Launched in 1946 by Italian engineering and aeronautical company Piaggio, the Vespa (‘wasp’ in Italian) scooter design was forward thinking and radical. A pressed steel ‘unibody’ construction with a 100cc 2-stroke engine driving the back wheel, small 8” wheels, a handlebar mounted gearchange and reasonable weather protection for the rider added up to a nimble, practical and economical machine that appealed to riders of both sexes, and from all walks of life. By the 1950’s and into the 1960’s the Vespa scooter continued to grow in mass appeal, and with sales booming, were being manufactured under licence in many parts of the world.

 

Vespa Scooters For Sale

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1965 Other Makes Vintage 1965 Allstate[ Vespa Style ]Motor Scooter,Great Ride! American Graffiti

1965 Other Makes  Vintage 1965 Allstate[ Vespa Style ]Motor Scooter,Great Ride! American Graffiti
Current price:
$1,025.00
Type:
Auction
Bids:
10
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Seller: eBay

1961 Other Makes Vespa 1961 Vespa

1961 Other Makes Vespa  1961 Vespa
Current price:
$3,700.00
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1964 Other Makes VESPA GS 160 1964 Vespa GS160 Mk II, 9 Miles Since Restoration

1964 Other Makes VESPA GS 160  1964 Vespa GS160 Mk II, 9 Miles Since Restoration
Current price:
$4,200.00
Type:
Auction
Bids:
1
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2007 Other Makes Piaggio 2007 Vespa Piaggio LX50

2007 Other Makes Piaggio  2007 Vespa Piaggio LX50
Current price:
$2,000.00
Type:
Auction
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0
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2017 Vespa GTV 300 ABS -- 2017 Vespa GTV 300 ABS for sale!

2017 Vespa GTV 300 ABS -- 2017 Vespa GTV 300 ABS for sale!
Price:
$5,999.00
Type:
Fixed price
Ends in:
13d 14h 40m
Seller: eBay
 
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Whilst the basic design remained largely the same, development of the Vespa scooter continued throughout its lifespan. Smallframe Vespas featured engines up to 125cc, whilst largeframe versions included 125, 150, 160, 180 and 200cc engines, offering superior performance, better equipment and greater comfort. Current Vespa scooters offer modern standards of refinement and engine technology, but still retain much of the charm that first made them famous.

Produced in huge numbers, there are still many classic Vespa scooters for sale today, and a cheap Vespa can make a great restoration project for the enthusiastic scooterist.