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Staying true to its promise of "a true Vespa", Piaggio announced the all new "Vespa Elettrica" at the Milan bike show. It will be the first of Vespa's electric powered two wheeled scooters. What sets this all brushed steel body Vespa Elettrica apart from the gasoline version is the blue trim running along the body. Nevertheless, the company has not disclosed any sort of information regarding the ... Read more
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About Vespa Motorcycle
Vespa scooters have fascinated millions across the planet with their Italian styled models. The company, as well as its exclusive line of scooters, are synonymous with the term freedom. Presenting commuters all around the world the perfect on road companion, the company rates as among the top scooter manufacturers till date both globally as well as in India!
Vespa Scooters Present True 'Italia' Icons to Indian Commuters
Vespa scooters are wonderful style icons of classiness and style. Until today this company has churned out more than 16 million units across the sphere, with almost all models garnering a huge amount of success in every targeted market. Presently the company falls under the category of Piaggio Group and still sells quite stable in different sects of India.
How did it start?
Going back in time, this Italian company started its operation in the year 1946 in Florence. Initially, it operated a single model scooter maker under Piaggio and Co S.p.A, but with time evolved into a full line manufacturer, presently a conglomerate of Piaggio!
In the earlier days, the characteristics of their scooters was the stressed steel unibody combining a cowling for -
- Closing engine contrivances and covering grease/dirt or debris
- A flattened footboard for presenting protection the rider's foot
- And a proper frontal fairing giving adequate wind protection
All these made their initial models appear well-structured models. A few of them include -
- The Vespa 98
- Vespa Corsa Circuito
- 98 II Serie
- 125 Corsa with Alloy Frame
- Upgraded 125 Corsa
- Circuito 125
The company set foot in India in the year 1960. They gave their license to Bajaj to present Vespa scooters. This pact continued for some time until Vespa collaborated with LML motors to carry out their product sales. This, however, was stopped in 1999 when the partnership was broken. It was in the year 2012, the Piaggio re-launched Vespa's series of scooters officially at the Auto Expo event.
Official Stores and Global Market Reach
With time Vespa scooters started making an impact amongst its customers. Their largest market still in Italy, but they have spread their popularity in the UK and the US. A horde of manufacturing houses and official dealerships exist in those regions.
Along with these regions, Vespa also set up production houses in India, Indonesia, Soviet Union and Taiwan. To know about the nearest dealership, one can visit their site, enter their city/location and get the details.
For a company which is 71 years old, it is pretty obvious that their global acceptance will be overly impressive. Vespa rightly stands as one of the most prominent names in the scooter manufacturing fraternity.
A clear evidence of their global acceptance is their scooters being driven in movies by Hollywood starlets such as Audrey Hepburn - 'Roman Holiday' and Anita Ekberg - 'La Dolce Vita.'
Also in movies - 'The Talented Mr. Ripley' and comedy shows - 'Ratatouille' and 'Dodgeball', their exclusive Italian made scooters made appearances.
As per 2016 stats Piaggio (manufacturer of Vespa in India) plans on manufacturing 5 upscale Vespa scooters for the upcoming season. More official stores are also in pursuit of coming up in 20 different locations across India. One would have to wait and wait over time for more details.