Vespa 140th Edition Launched: Piaggio’s 140-Year Celebration

Vespa 140th Edition Launched: Piaggio’s 140-Year Celebration

In a grand celebration of its 140th anniversary, the Piaggio Group has unveiled the ‘Vespa 140th of Piaggio’ Special Edition scooter. Based on the dynamic 300cc Vespa GTV, one of the brand's most iconic models, this special edition combines a touch of retro charm with modern design elements marking over a century of innovation and style.

Celebrating 140 Years of Heritage

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Vespa Anniversary Edition

The Vespa 140th Special Edition stands out with its elegant blend of classic and contemporary features. Adorned in Piaggio Group's traditional white, the scooter showcases vibrant blue and light blue graphics that gracefully highlight the front apron, fender, and side panels. The uniqueness of this model is further accentuated by its blue wheels, which feature light blue inserts, and a '140' anniversary logo that proudly reflects its special status.

Distinctive Design Details

The black finishes on the scooter's headlamp, muffler, and mirrors give it a sleek, contemporary appearance. It is interesting to note that the front fender features a state-of-the-art LED headlamp that enhances visibility and looks good. The sportiness is elevated by a triple air intake and central grilles on the front, while a blue single racing seat with contrasting stitching offers a striking look and comfortable ride. Additionally, a rear seat cover comes standard maintaining the scooter's stylish profile.

Limited Edition Features

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Vespa Anniversary Edition

Each of the 140 units of this special edition features a celebratory plaque, making it a collector's item and a symbol of Vespa's rich legacy. The uniqueness and historical value of every scooter are attested to by this plaque.

Performance and Specifications

The Vespa 140th Edition is powered by a robust 278cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine, producing 23.8 horsepower and 26 Nm of torque, paired with a CVT transmission for smooth and responsive riding. It boasts impressive fuel efficiency at 30.3 km/L. The scooter is equipped with a single-arm coil spring at the front and a double hydraulic shock absorber at the rear ensuring a comfortable ride. Safety is prioritized with dual-channel ABS and 220 mm disc brakes on both wheels.

Advanced Technological Integration

The Vespa 140th Edition is technologically advanced, featuring a circular digital display compatible with Vespa MIA Bluetooth functionalities. Remote features like lock/unlock, access to the under-seat compartment, and a bike finder are all made possible by this tech package. Keyless entry and traction control are two more contemporary conveniences.

Exclusive Availability

Reflecting its limited edition status, only 140 units of the Vespa 140th of Piaggio are available. Interested buyers can purchase this special model from April 18 to 21, 2024, either online via the Vespa website or in person at the Vespa World Days 2024 in Pontedera, Italy. This model is available in select regions across Europe, Africa, and the Middle East with a detailed list accessible on the Vespa website.