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The Extreme Vespas of Indonesia

The Extreme Vespas of Indonesia

In most of the world, Vespas are just simple city scooters with a retro flair. But on the roads of Indonesia, they can be seen zooming around with some insane modifications. Great Big Story takes us on a spin to the Asian island nation for a ride-along with some of the scooter’s most passionate fans.

Vespa Elettrica Concept

Vespa Elettrica Concept

Inspired by the classic Vespa scooter, this 21st century revamp gets a fully-electric drivetrain, eliminating the nasty smog and CO2 emissions that scooter engines are infamous for. It’s expected to hit the market in late 2017.

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Bel & Bel Scooter Chair

Bel & Bel Scooter Chair

Bel & Bel makes chairs partly made of the front panel and front cover of ’80s Vespa scooters. The chairs are handmade, reclinable and height-adjustable. They also retain the functionality of the scooters’ turn lights.

Custom Wood Vespa

Custom Wood Vespa

Carpenter Carlos Alberto created this intricate handmade Vespa scooter for his daughter, Daniella – replacing all but the mechanical components with laminated hardwoods. And yes, it actually does ride.

Vespa x Skate Park

Vespa x Skate Park

We’re certain that neither the Vespa scooter nor the skate park in this video were designed for this purpose, but rider Boulon shows off his Vespa bowl-riding (and bird-flipping) skills in this video.

Vespa GTS 300 Super

Vespa GTS 300 Super

Vespas have never had much sex appeal, but the Italian gas sipper is releasing its most powerful model ever: the GTS 300 Super tops out at 80 mph while getting 70 miles per gallon.

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