Volare! The Vespa Scooter makes a comeback in the South Sound

May 05, 2022 387

"Sembre una vespa!" ("It looks like a wasp!") That's what Enrico Paggio said about the new motor scooter his family company built after World War 2. The Vespa scooter has come to symbolize Italian elegance, fun, and romance.

Who can forget Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn scooting around Rome in "Roman Holiday?" That was 1953, but the Vespa has been making a comeback, especially over the last decade. It doesn't hurt that the Italian scooter can get up to 80 miles per gallon and still reach up to 75 MPH.

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