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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1966 Other Makes 788.94360 1966 Vespa / Sears Allstate

1966 Other Makes 788.94360  1966 Vespa / Sears Allstate
Price:
$500.00
Type:
Fixed price
Bids:
1
Ends in:
5d 2h 57m
Seller: eBay

1973 Other Makes 1973 Vespa Primavera 125/135 Race Prepped - Fast andFun!

1973 Other Makes  1973 Vespa Primavera 125/135 Race Prepped - Fast andFun!
Price:
$3,000.00
Type:
Fixed price
Bids:
0
Ends in:
6d 3h 52m
Seller: eBay

1985 Other Makes Vespa 1985 Vespa PX150E electric start

1985 Other Makes Vespa  1985 Vespa PX150E electric start
Price:
$1,400.00
Type:
Fixed price
Ends in:
2d 14h 30m
Seller: eBay

2008 Other Makes Vespa Piaggio MP3 2008 Vespa Piaggio MP3 500cc AUTOMATIC.

2008 Other Makes Vespa Piaggio MP3  2008 Vespa Piaggio MP3 500cc AUTOMATIC.
Current price:
$2,500.00
Type:
Auction
Bids:
0
Ends in:
5d 15h 22m
Seller: eBay

1964 Other Makes 150 1964 Vespa 150 motorcycle with sidecar

1964 Other Makes 150  1964 Vespa 150 motorcycle with sidecar
Price:
$8,999.00
Type:
Fixed price
Ends in:
29d 20h 49m
Seller: eBay

2016 Other Makes sprint 150 2016 Vespa sprint 150

2016 Other Makes sprint 150  2016 Vespa sprint 150
Price:
$3,500.00
Type:
Fixed price
Ends in:
6d 21h 56m
Seller: eBay

9999 Other Makes Vespa Package Deal

9999 Other Makes  Vespa Package Deal
Current price:
$150.00
Type:
Auction
Bids:
1
Ends in:
4d 22h 12m
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.