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Vespa Announces 2018 Sei Giorni 300, available now

New for 2018, and now available, Vespa is proud to offer the very special, individually numbered Vespa Sei Giorni. The Sei Giorni pays homage to one of the first events that proved the genius of the modern scooter as designed by Corradino D’Ascanio.

In 1913 and first held in Carlisle, England, the International Six Days Enduro is a grueling test of the limits of both man and machine in an offroad environment. The completion awards bronze for merely completing the enduro in the allotted time. The more elusive silver is awarded to riders that finish within 25% of the class-winning time, the gold is awarded only to those that finish within 10% of the class-winning time.

In 1951, Piaggio entered the Piaggio Squadra Corse in the 26th ISDE held in Varese. Ten Vespa 125s were modified with larger fuel tanks, a more streamlined leg shield, and a larger right-side cowl was added to accommodate a larger carburetor. Of the 10 scooters entered, 9 of these riders achieved the coveted gold medal.

In 2018, and much like the original Vespa 125 which the first batch of ten Sei Giorni scooters were based on, we offer these unique, and individually numbered GTVs, built to celebrate this momentous achievement, now powered by the most powerful Vespa motor ever created – nearly twice as large and much more robust than the original, which won the awards in 1951.

The 2018 Vespa Sei Giorni is meticulously crafted in Pontedera, Italy in the same tradition of excellence that created the original in 1951.

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