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2018 Vespa Primavera 150

2018 Vespa Primavera 150
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  • Vespa Primavera 150
  • Year:
    2018
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    single cylinder
  • Displacement:
    155 cc
  • Price:
    5099
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A Facelift, New Variants, And Better Handling

After a fairly major update in 2015, Vespa’s Primavera 150 scooter gets brushed up yet again ahead of the 2018 model year. This newest iteration brings a number of improvements to the table to include larger hoops, all-around LED technology with some aesthetic improvements to boot. In addition to the 150 cc base model, the factory is also releasing the Primavera S that bestows never-before-seen levels of technology on the classic design such as TFT instrumentation and a multimedia system, as well as a cargo-friendly Touring model that positively bristles with luggage racks. It must be quite the undertaking to try and keep a model family as long in the tooth as the Primavera relevant, but Vespa doggedly stays the course and treats us to yet another handful of successors here half-a-century after the release of the original.

Continue reading for my review of the Vespa Primavera 150, 150S and 150 Touring.

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Vespa Showcases 2019 SE Models at Amerivespa

Vespa Showcases 2019 SE Models at Amerivespa

New Tech and New Color Themes Coming Our Way

Vespa unveiled the new special edition models of some of their most popular scooters last week at the annual Amerivespa rally held this year in Richmond, Virginia. These 2019 models are slated for release at U.S. dealers over the next few months.

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2018 Vespa Primavera 150

2018 Vespa Primavera 150

A Facelift, New Variants, And Better Handling

After a fairly major update in 2015, Vespa’s Primavera 150 scooter gets brushed up yet again ahead of the 2018 model year. This newest iteration brings a number of improvements to the table to include larger hoops, all-around LED technology with some aesthetic improvements to boot. In addition to the 150 cc base model, the factory is also releasing the Primavera S that bestows never-before-seen levels of technology on the classic design such as TFT instrumentation and a multimedia system, as well as a cargo-friendly Touring model that positively bristles with luggage racks. It must be quite the undertaking to try and keep a model family as long in the tooth as the Primavera relevant, but Vespa doggedly stays the course and treats us to yet another handful of successors here half-a-century after the release of the original.

Continue reading for my review of the Vespa Primavera 150, 150S and 150 Touring.

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2015 - 2018 Vespa Primavera

2015 - 2018 Vespa Primavera

Pick Your Styling - Modern Old or Classic New

The Vespa Primavera got a facelift in 2015 and debuted as Vespa’s hot ticket for the 150 cc U.S. market and a modern yet retro entry in the 50 cc market. The three-valve 150 cc engine gets a lot better gas mileage than the previous incarnations, so using this snazzy-looking scooter as a commuter is even better now. Speaking in terms of the fit-and-finish of the Primavera, this is possibly the best scooter out of Vespa for a while now. It’s classy and classic, elegant and sophisticated; that’s something I don’t always get to say about a scooter. New badging harkens back to the original Primavera in the late 60s, so the whole look of the scooter is modern-old...or classic-new, however you want to look at it.

Continue reading for my review of the Vespa Primavera.

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