‘Symbol of youth’: Italy’s iconic Vespa scooter marks 75th birthday

‘Symbol of youth’: Italy’s iconic Vespa scooter marks 75th birthday

Ever since Audrey Hepburn took control of her Vespa in the 1953 classic "Roman Holiday", the Italian scooter has been a symbol of joy and style and on its 75th birthday, many Italians remain fondly attached to theirs.

In Mali, love for Italy’s vintage scooter is timeless

In Mali, love for Italy’s vintage scooter is timeless

‘Anti-Vespa’ law announced in Italian birthplace of the iconic scooter

‘Anti-Vespa’ law announced in Italian birthplace of the iconic scooter

Made in Italy, the first electric Vespa

Made in Italy, the first electric Vespa

Historic ruling gives Vespa legal protection from foreign fakes

Historic ruling gives Vespa legal protection from foreign fakes

‘Trump declares war on the Vespa’: Alarm in Italy over US trade plans

‘Trump declares war on the Vespa’: Alarm in Italy over US trade plans

Italy’s iconic Vespa goes electric

Italy’s iconic Vespa goes electric

Happy 70th Vespa! The history behind Italy’s famous scooter

Happy 70th Vespa! The history behind Italy’s famous scooter

Fury as scooters banned in the Italian birthplace of Vespa

Fury as scooters banned in the Italian birthplace of Vespa

‘Vespa grandpa’ drives 45 years without licence

‘Vespa grandpa’ drives 45 years without licence

Angry Vespa driver bites off cop’s finger

Angry Vespa driver bites off cop’s finger

‘You need patience and perseverance’

‘You need patience and perseverance’