Piaggio’s all-electric Vespa set to hit the roads in 2018

Italian motorcycle manufacturer Piaggio has electrified its classic Vespa scooter, and it is set for global distribution in Spring 2018.

Described by Piaggio as “a contemporary work of art with a technological heart,” the Vespa Elettrica retains the original Vespa design but is powered by an all-electric motor.

All-electric Vespa set to hit the roads in 2018

According to the Italian manufacturer, the new environmentally-friendly electric scooter runs completely silently, making cities “less chaotic and more liveable, while also countering pollution from an acoustic point of view”. Continue reading