Modern Vespa-Blog

Custom Vespa "Explorer" by Vespuci & Hammerstout

Created by Sebastian at 14:07 on July 20, 2022

Inspired by the Singer Vehicle Design Company's 1990s 911 Porsche conversion, Hammerstout and Vespuci created a unique custom Vespa. The idea was to do something completely new and unusual and build… Read more

Vespa GTS SIP Series Pordoi Edition

Created by Dietrich Limper at 14:04 on April 27, 2022

With Ronald "Ron" Schauffler, from sQooter.com in Steyr, Austria, we have had a close business relationship and friendship for almost 20 years. A while ago, we came up with the idea to develop a Ves… Read more

Justin Bieber x Vespa

Created by Dietrich Limper at 12:04 on April 26, 2022

Piaggio has its eye on the North American market and has now teamed up with a very special artist to put a new project on its tires. Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is one of the most successful art… Read more

Custom: Vespa Sprint 125 ccm

Created by Dietrich Limper at 10:04 on April 13, 2022

We take a matte black Vespa Sprint with 125 cc, which comes directly from the dealer "off the shelf" and see what we can change and improve in terms of "optics" and "tuning". Our sales manager Steph… Read more

Conversion: Vespa Sprint 125 ccm

Created by Stephan Hufschmid at 15:04 on April 7, 2022

We take a matte black Vespa Sprint with 125 cc, which comes directly from the dealer "off the shelf" and see what we can change and improve in terms of "look" and "tuning". Our sales manager, Stepha… Read more

The value of the Vespa brand

Created by Dietrich Limper at 16:02 on February 9, 2022

Last year, PIAGGIO celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Vespa scooter. And the Italians were preoccupied with one question, among others: What is the Vespa brand actually worth in 2021? The renown… Read more

Vespa GTV Custom Project NASCAR

Created by Dietrich Limper at 12:12 on December 10, 2021

Our friends from Butcher Garage in St. Petersburg have once again done a great job. You probably already know Butcher Garage from the ESC project they realized for SIP Scootershop in 2018. Under the… Read more

Scooter Zen from Japan

Created by Ralf Jodl at 15:12 on December 8, 2021

The short film "Metaverse" by Japanese director and filmmaker Hiroshi Kondo makes a swarm out of individuals that seem to move willy-nilly in one direction. Individual scooter riders dissolve, many … Read more

Modern Vespa model lore

Created by Ralf Jodl at 12:09 on September 21, 2021

In our three previous blog posts on Vespa model lore, we explained how the idea for the Vespa came about and what defines the Vespa models Wideframe, Largeframe and Smallframe. In the fourth and las… Read more

They are here! The SERIES PORDOI rims for Vespa GTS!

Created by Ralf Jodl at 11:07 on July 23, 2021

Finally they are here! The rims from our special design series PORDOI. In mid-July 2021, the big truck rolled into our yard and we looked spellbound at the loading area. Many pallets, packed with th… Read more

SIP Newsflash 2021 for MODERN VESPA

Created by Ralf Jodl at 16:04 on April 8, 2021

With our new SIP Newsflash for MODERN VESPA 2021 we present you the latest products for all Modern Vespas in a compact overview. We would especially like to highlight our brand new SIP SERIES PORDOI… Read more

Vespa Primavera Picknick Edition

Created by Ralf Jodl at 10:03 on March 29, 2021

As inspiration for your own scooter, we present the conversion of our Vespa Primavera 125cc to the Picnic Edition. With a few simple steps, many useful accessories on the vehicle can be easily chang… Read more

Vespa turns 75 - 1946 to 2021

Created by Ralf Jodl at 10:03 on March 15, 2021

75 years ago, on 23 April 1946, the Vespa was registered for patent. A true success story began, a design icon was born. And one of the first globalisation products of the modern age. The Vespa has … Read more

Aluminium Rims SERIES PORDOI 12 and 13 inch for Vespa GTS

Created by Ralf Jodl at 10:02 on February 24, 2021

all new and available end of march 2021: Rim Aluminium SIP SERIES PORDOI for Vespa GTS/​GTS Super/​GTV/​GT 60/​GT/​GT L 125-300ccm front/​rear 3.00 12" 10 spokes aluminium matt black K… Read more

The Desert Vespa

Created by Ralf Jodl at 17:02 on February 13, 2020

What do you do when you’ve got almost 16kms to cover between the starting line and the campsite when you’re on the salts flats? You make the meanest Vespa around, that’s what.  While ou… Read more

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