vespa design since it's inception in 1946, has been known for its painted, steel unibody which combines an engine, a flat floorboard and a prominent front fairing into a structural unit. the final design was credited to italian aeronautical engineer corradino d’ascanio and named by founder enrico piaggio for looking like a wasp.

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vespa design since it's inception in 1946, has been known for its painted, steel unibody which combines an engine, a flat floorboard and a prominent front fairing into a structural unit. the final design was credited to italian aeronautical engineer corradino d’ascanio and named by founder enrico piaggio for looking like a wasp.

nov 16, 2016

EICMA 2016: vespa powers the iconic scooter with electricity

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the electric vespa will bring the very latest in electric technology to a scooter that retains all the »

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sep 28, 2016

tel aviv speaks italian: vespa mania from shops to lamps

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jaffa-based designer roy dayan is repurposing these emblematic, vintage scooters into sofas; lamps; tables; »

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feb 24, 2016

vespa chair sees old scooters upcycled into furniture by bel & bel

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the spanish studio reworked a vespa chassis to create a handmade swivel chair in limited numbers.

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jun 11, 2015

giorgio armani collaborates with piaggio on the vespa 946 emporio armani

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the vespa 946 emporia armani encompasses italian style and creativity with a palette of matte grays and also »

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