A celebration, in stunning original colour pictures, of the life and times of the remarkable Vespa scooter. Also covered are the three-wheeled APE models and the little Vespa 400 car.
After the war Enrico Piaggio set his chief engineer D'Ascanio the task of designing a powered two-wheeler that would suit everyone, would provide protection from splashes and be light and easy to ride. The Vespa 98 was unveiled in 1946 and was an instant hit. Here is a colourful celebration of the Vespa and its relatives.
About the authors
Andrea and David Sparrow are a husband and wife team. David is an award-winning photographer, has provided the stunning colour images, and Andrea the informative and entertaining text.