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New for 2018, Vespa is proud to offer the very special, individually numbered Vespa Sei Giorni. The Sei Giorni pays homage to one of the first events that proved the genius of the modern scooter as designed by Corradino D'Ascanio.
Started in 1913 and first held in Carlisle, England, the International Six Days Enduro is a grueling test of the limits of both man and machine in an offroad environment. The completion awards bronze for merely completing the enduro in the allotted time. The more elusive silver is awarded to riders that finish within 25% of the classwinning time, the gold is awarded only to those that finish within 10% of the class-winning time.
In 1951 , Piaggio entered the Piaggio Squadra Corse in the 26th ISDE held in Varese. Ten Vespa 125s were modified with larger fuel tanks, a more streamlined leg shield, and a larger right side cowl was added to accommodate a larger carburetor. Of the 10 scooters entered, 9 of these riders achieved the coveted gold medal!
Fast forward to 2018, and much like the original Vespa 125 which the first batch of ten Sei Giorni scooters were based on, this a machine where form follows function. The colors are understated; muted paint and blacks and red appears where chrome typically resides on the GTV.
These individually numbered GTVs, built to celebrate this momentous achievement, are powered by a 300cc engine, the most powerful Vespa motor ever created, which is twice as large and much more robust than what won the awards in 1951.
The Sei Giorni and all other Vespas are all meticulously crafted in Pontadera, Italy in the same tradition of excellence that created the original Vespa Sei Giorni in 1951.
As with all other Piaggio and Vespa scooters, the Sei Giorni carries an industry leading two year, unlimited mileage limited warranty excluding wear items.