Ugliest Vespa Ever?
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Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:14 pm quote
Ugly? Oh, please!
SaFiS wrote:
fleece wrote:
If Paolo Martin‘s Vespa GS H20 had made it into production, it would well and truly have had my vote in the Vespa beaten with an ugly stick competition!
Oh, the Cosa prototype and how it should have been. We got this instead. Did anyone say UGLY??
I knew someone would soon come around hating on this beautiful scoot.
Sure,maybe kinda ugly a little bit next to ANY OTHER SHIFTY,
but next to most newer ones, I still like the way this baby looks.
And the way I can choose gears and rev the motor at stop lites, too.


A clean machine and best engineered Vespa shifty ever!
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Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:27 pm quote
Bill Dog wrote:
I think it's got a kind of Robocop feel to it.

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Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:41 pm quote
... oh but please ...
What was wrong with the Vespa to make it the subject of color samples ...

http://motoretteco.blogspot.com/2014/09/mimetica.html

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Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:26 am quote
fleece wrote:
If Paolo Martin‘s Vespa GS H20 had made it into production, it would well and truly have had my vote in the Vespa beaten with an ugly stick competition!
I'd buy that tomorrow. When I'm not riding it, it would be worshipped in the lounge room.
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Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:12 am quote
SaFiS wrote:
This is what happens with "Influencers" and all the social networks crap nowadays. Such a shame this "thing" was given the OK to go into production...
So insensitive!!

As a partially colour-blind person I fully support manufacturers putting colour-blind workers on the assembly line. Come on now, learn to embrace it! It’s the right thing to do!
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Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:46 am quote
Sledge wrote:
fleece wrote:
If Paolo Martin‘s Vespa GS H20 had made it into production, it would well and truly have had my vote in the Vespa beaten with an ugly stick competition!
I'd buy that tomorrow. When I'm not riding it, it would be worshipped in the lounge room.
looks like a Cylon from the front!

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Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:49 am quote
David Masse wrote:
So insensitive!!

As a partially colour-blind person I fully support manufacturers putting colour-blind workers on the assembly line. Come on now, learn to embrace it! It’s the right thing to do!
My comment wasn't going for the guy. I don't even know him. It's about the everyday crap promoted by social media and companies who try to shove them down our throats, as fashion, etc.

Personally, I don't like it and I'm not the only one...
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Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:53 am quote
No one's shoving it down your throat. I kind of like it, though I'd take the lettering off the cowl.
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Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:57 am quote
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I'm really liking the H20.

It's got a real 1998 Sci Fi feel to it with it's angles and gun metal grey paint.

Less is more I believe.

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Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:02 am quote
SaFiS wrote:
David Masse wrote:
So insensitive!!

As a partially colour-blind person I fully support manufacturers putting colour-blind workers on the assembly line. Come on now, learn to embrace it! It’s the right thing to do!
My comment wasn't going for the guy. I don't even know him. It's about the everyday crap promoted by social media and companies who try to shove them down our throats, as fashion, etc.

Personally, I don't like it and I'm not the only one...
Hmmmm... it's a joke, I was picturing a factory of colourblind people picking and assembling all the right parts in completely wrong colours, think Monty Python-esque.
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Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:06 am quote
I like the colouway so I bought one. At least I will be one of, riding a Harley Quinn scooter. don't be surprised if it turns up in the next Harley Quinn movie.
Wotherspoon is famous for his 2018 nike air max 97 shoes (multicoloured) they now sell secondhand for over $1000. Which was a nike design competition he won. He was not a social influencer. that is he was not writing blogs or posting photos of himself. he has a successful sneakers collectors secondhand business called 'round two'.
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Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:59 am quote
Re: Ugliest Vespa Ever?
lmctdot wrote:
This is the new Vespa designed by Sean Wotherspoon. I didn't know who he was (a famous U.S. designer?) but if this is the future of Vespa design, Vespa needs to take a serious look at itself. That is the fugliest Vespa I have ever seen.
We're sold out of these with a wait list!
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Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:11 pm quote
Ugliest Vespa Ever
I kinda like the multi-paint -- unique and I saw a similar one in Rome (I think I may have photo -- will look for it) -- in 2017 (multicolored but not same). It's definitely a matter of taste!
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Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:02 pm quote
pammieellen wrote:
I kinda like the multi-paint -- unique and I saw a similar one in Rome (I think I may have photo -- will look for it) -- in 2017 (multicolored but not same). It's definitely a matter of taste!
It somewhat reminded me of this rental scooter in Rome!

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Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:11 pm quote
Re: Beauty is skin deep
[quote="V oodoo"]To answer the topic title question, Hell no!

Ugly is as well and both of those scooters could be sorted out w/ a good paint job.
Not so much for this one, I think the first Vespa or whatever they called this turd is never gonna be fixed by any fancy colors.


Shoulda been painted a darker brown anyway. Oh, Piaggio... [/quote

What? This is a beaut!! Elegance! The 40s embodied in a vehicle. Swooooon...
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Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:07 pm quote
Re: Beauty is skin deep
[quote="Karlsbadd"]
V oodoo wrote:
To answer the topic title question, Hell no!

Ugly is as well and both of those scooters could be sorted out w/ a good paint job.
Not so much for this one, I think the first Vespa or whatever they called this turd is never gonna be fixed by any fancy colors.


Shoulda been painted a darker brown anyway. Oh, Piaggio... [/quote

What? This is a beaut!! Elegance! The 40s embodied in a vehicle. Swooooon...
That thing is farking beautiful
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Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:07 pm quote
I like it.
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Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:53 pm quote
What ! No gtv yet ?
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Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:22 pm quote
Lucy lentuchi wrote:
What ! No gtv yet ?
No, but there should have been a P series or two.
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Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:22 pm quote
Syd wrote:
Lucy lentuchi wrote:
What ! No gtv yet ?
No, but there should have been a P series or two.
Yes ugliest vespa ive had was a hearing aid brown T5 . Known as the hab.
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Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:59 pm quote
Syd wrote:
Lucy lentuchi wrote:
What ! No gtv yet ?
No, but there should have been a P series or two.
How dare you
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Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:39 pm quote
ApsevTorontoWest wrote:
lmctdot wrote:
This is the new Vespa designed by Sean Wotherspoon. I didn't know who he was (a famous U.S. designer?) but if this is the future of Vespa design, Vespa needs to take a serious look at itself. That is the fugliest Vespa I have ever seen.
We're sold out of these with a wait list!
We’ve sold 6 since Tuesday and I bought two, one to ride and one to hide.

Bike is hottest scooter I’ve seen in years.

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Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:26 pm quote
johnymoore wrote:
Syd wrote:
Lucy lentuchi wrote:
What ! No gtv yet ?
No, but there should have been a P series or two.
How dare you
I know, but it's a question of personal taste.
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Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:36 pm quote
But,...Can I get a matching top box? ............................ No!?




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Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:09 pm quote
No, you have to get off Planet X to get it.
Every time Piaggio tried to make an angular Vespa he made a flop, see PK and Cosa; the only one that was saved was the T5 which was still a PX design with a touch of edges.
Vespa is and must be round, it must be sensual.
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Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:21 am quote
I tell my kids all the time that just because you can do something doesn’t mean that you should. That’s fugly as hell.
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