Originally Posted by SharonVespaGirl
Which model Vespa?
Remember, Piaggio also make plastic bodied scooters which aren't badged as Vespas. So it may still be an adventure "bike", but is it a Vespa?
Like "To Bee or not to Bee", a Wasp or not a Wasp.
As SVG says, there are a number of Piaggio models which are a hybrid of the Vespa engine & transmission suspended in a tubular steel frame and telescopic forks, and covered with cheap-to-replace plastic panels. These scooters are about half the price of the Vespa equivalents. What price the Brand name, eh?