Together with Harley-Davidson’s new entry-level Street 500/750, the Vespa Primavera was the most important new model unveiled at last month’s EICMA show in Milan. In addition to representing an evolution in the quality and performance of Vespa’s entry-level line, the Primavera sends a clear message about the type of products [...]
Still feeling the effects of the sharp decline in motorcycle sales following the worldwide financial crisis, the Piaggio Group—the largest motorcycle manufacturer in Europe, incorporating Aprilia, Moto Guzzi, Piaggio, Scarabeo and Vespa (Derbi and Gilera are irrelevant)—has retreated behind its traditional stronghold: scooters. At EICMA, recent updates to the Aprilia [...]
Vespa’s new 946 started its American adventure in a grand way at the Bulgari flagship store on 5th Avenue in New York City, accompanied by none other than Piaggio CEO and president Roberto Colaninno. Originally revealed to the media in the form of the ultra-sophisticated Quarantasei concept, the 946 went [...]
2014 Suzuki Burgman 200 ABS – First Look An entry-level scooter equipped with big-bike luxury features.
Suzuki has completed its scooter trinity: Burgman 650 ABS, Burgman 400 ABS and, now, coming to the US next spring as a 2014 model, the Burgman 200 ABS. Mirroring the swoopy, full-wrap styling and neutral body color of its larger siblings, the smallest of the three Burgmans is powered by [...]