Bidding for prototype number 3 has already exceeded £120,000 and it is expected to sell for more than £250,000 when the auction ends on March 28.
Davide Marelli, Vespa expert at Catawiki, said: "The Vespa brand is known all around the world and there are many collectors acquiring antique Vespas."We hope this Vespa will end up in the hands of a collector or in a museum that will protect this piece of motor history for future generation."The Vespa was launched after World War Two when Piaggio realised there was a need for cost-effective transport for Italians.
All being well an Age Related Registration Number will be allocated.
Re-Register Owners of Vespas that have UK registration numbers should check with DVLA whether the number is still available for retrieval.
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If available, you will need: The document should be a sales receipt (dated before 1983), archive document (or Authenticated Copy) of the original registration information or original Buff or Green Log Book (or authenticated copy).
If you do not wish to send original documents to DVLA , send a photocopy AND the original to me and I can stamp and sign the copies as authenticated copies. This MAY be available from Local Council Archives or Private Collections.
We might charge it like you would a standard electric car, but Piaggo could go down the route of having a removable battery like the Taiwanese startup Gogoro has, allowing people to quickly swap out their empty batteries at charging stations rather than having to wait for their scooter to recharge.
The Elettrica is expected to hit the roads sometime in late 2017 and it’s likely that Vespa will reveal some more information with regards to pricing, release, and specs at the Milan Motorcycle Show later this month.Vespa might already be one of the most established scooter brands in the world, but that hasn’t stopped it from shaking itself up by creating its first entirely electric scooter.