The Life Vespa

Author(s): Eric Dregni


Since hitting the road in 1946, eighteen million Vespa motor scooters have buzzed the Earth.

Vespa's success lies in the uniqueness of its design -- in the unmistakable sheet metal skin that, over the span of decades, has defined the concept of "motor scooter."

The Life Vespa celebrates all aspects of the scooters and the thriving culture that surrounds them. Since Vespa is affordable and in high-style, the life Vespa encompasses all walks of life, from street urchins to celebrities like Audrey Hepburn, John Wayne, and Brad Pitt.

Part of Motorbooks' "Life" series, The Life Vespa melds machine and culture to immerse you in la bella vita.


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�Eric Dregni is a freelance journalist and translator, and the author of five previous books, including The Ads that Put America on Wheels, Scooter Mania,and Minnesota Marvels. �He lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.

General Fields

  • : 9780760360439
  • : Quarto Publishing Group USA
  • : Motorbooks
  • : April 2018
  • : 225mm X 170mm
  • : United States
  • : April 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Eric Dregni
  • : Hardback
  • : 518
  • : English
  • : 629.2275
  • : 240