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This Week In Scooters: Feb 16-22

It’s been a busy week at ScooterFile HQ, but the news never stops. This week saw some significant editorial content from us, some amazing gallery finds, and yet another key tool that scooter fans can use in making their next scooter purchase decision. Let’s get into the week that was.

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Video: Two Ape Fans at the Piaggio Museum

Scooter enthusiasm takes many forms. For some, it’s the fender light Vespas. For others, it’s modern maxis. For these two guys it’s the workhorse of the vintage Piaggio fleet, the three-wheeled Apé. Come along with two cheeky Apé fans as they tour the Piaggio Museum with one vehicle in mind.

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Video: The Vespa Primavera — How it’s Made

One of the biggest scooter story from EICMA last autumn was the debut of Vespa’s new Primavera. Replacing the well-loved LX-150, the Primavera not only takes over in terms of Vespa’s small-frame offering, it’s the first new Vespa design in quite some time. More specifically, it’s the first “regular” Vespa model since the debut of the 946. That post-946 distinction is important because when we look at the Primavera, its 946 lineage is obvious. Where the 946’s limited production numbers and aspirational price point put it well out of the reach for most scooter shoppers, the Primavera is the “new” small frame Vespa for the rest of us.

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