Vespa GTS 300 Super FL scooter

Vespa goes hi-tech with rider aids

The popular Vespa GTS 300 Super FL has joined scooter brands such as Aprilia, BMW and Piaggio with hi-tech rider aids. Vespa is one of the brands under the Piaggio umbrella, along with Aprilia, Scarabeo, Derbi, Gilera and Moto Guzzi. The Vespa GTS 300 Super FL benefits from that association with technologies such as ABS, …

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New models at Moto Expo

Visitors to the Brisbane Moto Expo this weekend are in for a real surprise with more debut models on display than at last year’s Sydney Motorcycle Show. CHECK OUT THE PHOTOS ON PINTEREST Yamaha took the covers off three new models … Well, two new models, plus the very welcome return of the retro SR400 …

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Vespa Primavera scooter preview

The 45-year-old Vespa Primavera has been redesigned to take in some of the design cues from the uber-modern 946. It will arrive in Australia in April. One of the longest-running Vespa models comes in 50cc, 125cc and 150cc variants. It comes as worldwide Vespa sales are up 21.3% in the first nine months of 2013 …

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Vespa GTS 300ie

Vespa GTS 300ie review

Vespa GTS 300ie: Instead of saying sticking plaster, we say Bandaid. Similarly, we tend to say Vespa instead of scooter, so ingrained is the iconic Italian scooter brand in our conscience. Vespa means wasp in Italian because they sound like wasps when they zip along the streets. Production started in 1946 out of purely practical …

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Vespa 946 on order

A futuristic dream for an iconic retro product has become a reality, albeit a very limited one. Piaggio unveiled a futuristic Vespa concept at last year’s Milan motorcycle show and, after a strong showing of support, the company has decided to produce the Vespa 946 in limited numbers later this year. There has been no …

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