April 19, 2009

Vespa Motor Scooters - Buying the Finest Scooters Available

Vespa motor scooters are not only some of the most popular scooters you could ever ride on, but they are also some of the best built scooters that are available. Before Honda and Yamaha were making these two wheel gas savers, Vespa was cranking out these vehicles in Italy.

The name Vespa actually means "wasp" in English and was named this because of the front end shape of the scooters. Many of the mopeds that are made today still resemble the original look, but the ones that are originals are actually worth a lot of money. In fact, it may be very hard to find any vintage Vespa scooters unless you get one on an online auction somehow.

The smallest scooters that the company makes are 50cc and are not very powerful. But if you are looking for something that gets fantastic gas mileage and will not require insurance and a license to make street legal this may be perfect for you. Some of the most powerful scooters by Vespa are 200cc and can get along at highways speeds, although driving any scooter on the highway is not recommended.

Because of the popularity of the Vespa motor scooters you will see them on both town roads and city streets. They provide a smooth ride and are very convenient for short trips. Also, because of their popular design other companies have tried to mimic the look and feel of the original Vespas.

Even though Italy is thought of as the country to initially make Vespas, Piaggio is now the parent company that manufactures the scooters in the United States. Some of the scooters you can check out are the Vespa 50, 98, 125, 150, 180, and 200.

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