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Why a Vespa / Piaggio scooter?

Style: internationally-recognized, stylish Italian design and a variety of eye-catching colours

Technology: revolutionary 4-valve engine technology (new for 2010) that is exclusive to Vespa/Piaggio. The new 4-valve engine provides significantly improved performance and acceleration, better fuel mileage and reduced carbon emissions.

Safety: advanced braking system with front disc brake and long lasting alloy wheels

Convenience: easy to use ‘twist and go’ automatic transmission

Comfort: Trailing link suspension designed to better handle potholes and other hazardous conditions.

Practical: All scooters designed to accommodate two riders

Prestige: Pride of riding an iconic scooter

Why should I ride?

Save big: save hundreds on gas, insurance and parking. With insurance as little at $40 per month and only $8 for a tank of gas, the savings are bound to add up quickly.

Help the environment: Reduce oil consumption, carbon dioxide emissions and traffic congestion. Vespa/Piaggio scooters produce approximately 72% less carbon dioxide emissions than an average vehicle.

Enjoy the ride: Your trip to work, school or just around town will become an adventure, not routine. Look super stylish while having lots of fun. And best of all, you can park closer to your destination than anyone else.

Do I need a special license to ride a Vespa?

You only need a regular Class 5 driver’s license to ride our sub-50cc scooters (scooters with engine size under 50 cubic centimetres). Simply hop on, twist and go! A class 6 scooter or motorcycle licence is required to ride scooters that are over 50cc.

Is it easy to ride?

Push the ignition button to turn on your Vespa and twist the throttle to go. It’s that simple! All of our scooters are equipped with an advanced automatic transmission that enables you to accelerate smoothly and without interruption, leaving you to enjoy the ride.

How fast does a Vespa / Piaggio scooter go?

The top speed of a Vespa depends on its engine size and weight. A sub-50cc scooter typically can go up to 63 km/h and a 300cc scooter can go up to 128 km/h.

Do I have to insure my Vespa / Piaggio scooter?

Yes, you are required to insure your Vespa scooter. Insurance for a sub-50cc scooter is approximately $40 to $55 per month.

What about cargo space?

Every Vespa/Piaggio scooter comes standard with plenty of cargo space for storing travel essentials. Optional top cases and other cargo solutions are also available.

Can more than one person ride on a Vespa/Piaggio scooter?

Yes, all of our scooters are built for 2 people to ride on.

How much gas does it use?

Vespa/Piaggio products have an astonishing average fuel economy of up to 115 MPG!

What accessories are available for a Vespa / Piaggio scooter?

There a wide range of fun and practical accessories available. From cupholders, to top boxes (for extra storage), to chrome style accessories the choices are literally endless. We would be happy to help you make accessory decisions with your purchase to customize your scooter so that it’s perfect for you!

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