Tag Archive | "Piaggio"

Piaggio takes some plays from the Japanese design book?

Thursday, November 12, 2009


First we had the Piaggio MP3, now they introduce the USB? I don’t know if this is just coincidence, but if Piaggio introduces the Piaggio Tweet next year then I’ll be highly suspicious that there’s a computer geek heading up the new product naming department over there. I’ve got a headache right now, so I’m […]

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I think I’ve found a new career

Saturday, October 31, 2009


Rolling Gelato-monger! Think of the simplicity of life! You charge the batteries, load the 8 buckets, fill up your Ape and get to scoopin’! You can click on the image to enlarge or visit the flickr page of HM Ratboy to see more of his Piaggio Ape brochure scans. Now… how to come up with […]

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Happy 4th of July from The Scooter Scoop!

Friday, July 3, 2009


Here’s wishing you a safe, happy and scootin’ Independence Day!

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Review: 2008 Piaggio Vespa S

Saturday, September 6, 2008


Another one of those little companion videos that go with the reviews I’ve been doing for our buddies from Motorcycle.com in the Great White North. ***UPDATE 9/7/08*** Reader feedback: Darren, on whether or not a full face helmet will fit under the seat of the Piaggio Vespa S scooter.

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Vespa GTS gets SUPERsized now nearly 300cc

Thursday, May 8, 2008


Sure this news is on the “Dollar dozen donut” table by now, but I couldn’t let it just sit there. So, grab some coffee and a napkin ’cause Vespa has gone and done it again. It wasn’t too long ago that Vespa introduced their biggest engined Wasp ever, the 250cc GT. I never occurred to […]

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Evolution of the MP3 as designed by… Italjet?

Wednesday, December 12, 2007


(Poldino taking his tilting test unit to the track) I’ve been doing a little digging around lately and discovered some interesting facts. The Piaggio MP3 and Gilera Fuoco 500 have been creating quite a buzz since the MP3 first touched down in 2006. Did you know that the features found on these modern tilting 3-wheelers […]

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