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April 1946 was the debut date of the revolutionary little two-wheel vehicle, which, as well as leaving an indelible mark on the history of transport, became a real cultural phenomenon to successive generations. Simple and elegant, practical and comfortable, these are some of the characteristics that have ensured the popular scooter an unrepeatable success, with 35,000 of them built in 1949 alone. Sixty-five years after its birth, the Vespa, of which over 17 million have been produced, has affirmed itself throughout the world. This book covers the fascinating epic of the Vespa, from its debut to the present day, through hundreds of pictures and invaluable documents of its various epochs.

About the Author

Giorgio Sarti was born and lives in Milan. He is a qualified engineer and since 1982 he has been contributing to a series of important motorcycling periodicals as a journalist. He is a great motorcycling enthusiast and is the author of the first historical encyclopedia of motorcycles on Italian, Japanese, European and American motorcycles of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s

Product Details

ISBN:
9788879115285
Author:
Sarti, Giorgio
Publisher:
Giorgio NADA Editore
Subject:
Motorcycles - History
Subject:
Automotive - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20110931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
hundreds of color and b/w photos
Pages:
436
Dimensions:
10 x 9.5 x 1.5 in 2.1 lb

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