1 What does Vespa mean?

Motorcycle News (UK) - - Comment -

It’s Ital­ian for ‘wasp.’ En­rico Pi­ag­gio (the son of the founder of Pi­ag­gio, which owns Vespa) came up with the name af­ter first see­ing the MP6 pro­to­type for the first time. He thought the wide back end, joined to the front end by a nar­row waist, looked like the body of a wasp, with the steer­ing col­umn re­sem­bling an­ten­nae.

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