new electric vespa 98 scooter reinterpreted as a modern incarnation of the iconic vehicle
 

new electric vespa 98 scooter reinterpreted as a modern incarnation of the iconic vehicle

mightyseed designs has introduced the ‘vespa 98 electric‘, an reinterpretation of the original vespa, produced by enrico piaggio. the concept is much more like a modern incarnation of the iconic vehicle, which now showcases sleek styling cues with streamlining features.

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all images courtesy of mightyseed designs

 

 

after thoroughly examining the history of the vespa – which means ‘wasp’ in italian- mightyseed designs has essentially created a modern scooter with a retro feel. the new design presents a bolder look, including a wide front part with a modern handle. as in the original vespa, the front mudguard houses the led headlight. the single-seat scooter does not have rear-view mirrors; instead it uses a lidar system placed at the rear, which notifies the rider. 

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the motor draws energy from a 30 AH lithium-ion battery pack that’s located in the belly of the scooter. the hub motor wheel has a sportier look than the original version. a sloping tail lamp strip of the rear indicator unit gives a unique appearance to vespa 98 concept. there is a huge storage area available inside the belly, which makes the vehicle most suitable for a holiday trip. 

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project info:

name: vespa 98 electric
designer: mightyseed designs

 

 

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edited by: myrto katsikopoulou | designboom

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