Vespa celebrates 75th anniversary announcing production milestone of 19 million units

Apr 24 2021 03:19 PM
Vespa celebrates 75th anniversary announcing production milestone of 19 million units

The iconic Italian brand Vespa celebrates 75 years of its journey. The brand has registered the patent for a wasp-shaped two-wheeler on the occasion of happiness. The company Vespa was established on April 23, 1946 and it has stayed in continuous operations since then.  

Over the years with all ups and downs Vespa made name for its classic, yet cool looking scooters. Eventually the company became a symbol of the ‘dolce vita’. Now, exactly 75 years later, the two-wheeler maker has produced 19 million scooters which is a momentous feat to achieve by any standards. The 19 million units of Vespa to roll out of the production lines was a GTS 300. The landmark Vespa was assembled in the Pontedera plant. The company reveals the new GTS on 75th Anniversary. The scooter comes in a special “Giallo 75th” colour scheme which takes inspiration from the original model’s colour theme. Its side panels, as well as front mudguard, feature the number 75 in a bolder shade which gives it a dual-tone effect. However, this special 75th anniversary model also benefits from a special nubuck leather saddle in a smoke grey paint scheme. There is grey with a diamond finish on its pipes and wheel rims.

Profoundly display of scooter host of chrome-plated details on the badge, the instrument cluster, front mudguard, muffler, and rear-view mirrors. The rear luggage rack from the standard model has been replaced with a round bag which has been modelled after the typical spare wheel holder.

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