Vespa Primavera

First Ride: 2014 Vespa Primavera 150 3Vie

Times are changing for Vespa. The iconic scooter brand is undergoing its first real generational evolution since the LX and GT models first hit the streets. Yet these changes aren’t simply mild updates, they’re completely new models inspired by Vespa’s now infamous 946 halo model.

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Exclusive: Hands-on with the 2014 Vespa Primavera

The Primavera is the first new model from Vespa post-946 and the family resemblance is obvious. The sculpted rear end shape, the details in the horn cast, and the bike’s overall stance are as iconically Vespa as they’ve ever been, but with its 946-inspired lines the new Primavera looks decidedly more modern than the bike it’s replacing: the long-suffering but very popular Vespa LX-150.

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Opinion: Will the Vespa Sprint Hurt 946 Sales?

Earlier this week, we posted a story about all the juicy Vespa gossip we’ve been hearing in the past few months. Much of that was officially confirmed just a few days later with the Italian debut of the new Vespa Sprint. While in one sense the Sprint is simply an update to the Vespa S in the same way the Primavera is an update to the LX-150, both updates can’t be looked at without considering one other key model: the Vespa 946.

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The Piaggio / Vespa Rumor Roundup

After many years of model stability, Vespa is shaking things up in their lineup. With the 946 now in showrooms, the question is, what next? Our sources say there’s a lot of interesting things in the works.

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