Jun 242015


The Italian scooter manufacturer Vespa started its production in 1946, almost 70 years ago, after the end of World War II. The brand Vespa has been earned a status symbol, today can be seen in every corner of the world, it can be seen either in a large metropolis like Rome in its home country or in the United States in Miami. This iconic scooter had an appearance even in Hollywood in the movie Roman Holiday with Audrey Hepburn.Vespa known for its versatility and style around the world has captured the attention of a very well known high-end brand from the fashion world, Emporio Armani. They teamed up with Vespa to design a special edition scooter named “Vespa 946″to pay tribute to the year it was first made.

The result is a tasty combination between the colours, design and functionality. By a closer look there is a lot of Empori Armani integrated into the final product. Company’s eagle logo can be seen under the seat on the side as well as above the headlight. The words “Emporio Armani” appear on the side. Metal parts of the scooter made using galvanic treatments boasts a satin finish that in turn creates an opaque effect with the finishing touches of the body. In addition to brown-leather seat and finishes, the Vespa 946 also come with a line of matching luxury accessories from Emporio Armani.

Technical specifications include a 125 cc 4 stroke engine with high grades for fuel efficiency and emission control, an ABS braking and ASR traction control system. It also comes equipped with full LED projectors and indicator lights and a full LCD instrument panel. The large 12 inch wheels assures comfort and safety on the road, especially while city riding.

The special edition Emporio Armani Vespa 946 will be limited to the European market as the producer Piaggio Group makes no mention of availability outside of Europe on Vespa website. There is no information yet about prices.

 Posted on June 24, 2015  Cars & More