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Vespa goes red for charity and electric

The Piaggio Group has announced its intention to go electric and charitable with the Vespa Elettrica project and the 2017 Red Vespa 946 to fight diseases in Africa. The Elettrica has been unveiled at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, but at the moment it’s only a concept. It follows their plug-in hybrid Piaggio MP3 …

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Kymco Agility Carry delivery scooter

Kymco scooter taps growing delivery sector

The growth of trendy delivery companies such as Deliveroo and Uber Eats has prompted the introduction of the Kymco Agility Carry to the Australian market. Importer Mojo Motorcycles says the $3390 (ride away) purpose-built delivery scooter will transform the way we deliver. It could also be a great commuter solution for people who need to take …

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Vespa celebrates 70 years in style

Vespa has added style, chrome and a leather bag on three new model variants to celebrate 70 years of the Iconic Italian scooter manufacturer. The Settantesimo range feature a special “chromatic azzuro 70 traditional colour scheme and a dark brown seat with beige piping. The seat is embossed with a Vespa Settantesimo logo. They also have …

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Kymco enters the maxi scooter sector

Taiwan scooter manufacturer is celebrating its 50th anniversary by launching into the maxi-scooter sector with its AK 550 Anniversario Kymco. There is no word yet on whether the flagship maxi scooter will be available in Australia where they sell 125cc and 200cc scooters. The “K50 Concept” was unveiled at the 2015 Tokyo Moto Show and …

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Barebones Hunter Scooters

Barebones Hunter Scooters arrive

The first shipment of these radical, fat-tyres, barebones Hunter Scooters has arrived in Australia to inspire custom bike builders. Hunter Scooter director Luke Sommen says he’s not concerned with the collapsing scooter market in Australia. “These scooters are uniquely different,” he says. “They’re not the average retro scooter or plastic scooter. People are getting sick …

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Honda adventure scooter in action

Honda has released a second video of its City Adventure Concept in action on rough dirt roads and a promise of more information on September 15, 2016. The City Adventure Concept features longer-travel suspension, upside-down forks, knobby tyres, wire wheels and a higher-clearance body and exhaust. It is based on the NC750X and Integra with the same frame, 745cc parallel-twin …

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Xkuty solar scooter

Solar scooter runs on phone apps

This Spanish-made solar scooter docks in a solar charging station and switches on and off via an iPhone app that also controls navigation and a speed limiter. It’s called the Xkuty – quaint, ain’t it? – has a fast charger under the seat that can charge the scooter in three hours for a 100km range. It also comes as …

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