VESPA SPRINT 150 cc

A couple of days ago I took delivery of my new Vespa Sprint 150cc from the dealership in Hua Hin; after 2 months on a rented Honda Scoopy 125cc, it is difficult to express what an incredible pleasure it is to be riding this beautiful example of Italian engineering and styling…………. I could have bought 3 Honda Scoopy’s for the price I have paid for this wonderful machine, but hey, no contest, this is a Vespa, and as such, it cannot be held in comparison to anything else in this world………….

At an age when some unfortunate soul’s are ordering a mobility scooter, I am truly fortunate and privileged, to be able to buy and enjoy this fantastic and aesthetically beautiful Scoot.

I have put 400 kilometres on the clock in 2 days of sheer unadulterated pleasure, just riding up and down the almost deserted costal road that leads from Cha-am to Bangkok. This new model, the Vespa Sprint is available with either a 125cc or 150cc engine, and it has been a wise decision to shove my mitt deeper into my pocket for the 150……….. with just my 65 kilos on the seat, the acceleration is awesome, and with new 12” wheels, the largest ever on a Vespa, the scoot is incredibly surefooted without loosing any of the agility and nimbleness that are the very essence of a scooter.

Oh, happy days, I am riding around all day wearing a lottery grin, and now only taking lunch and dinner at restaurants where I can park her within sight of my table, so that I can drool over her beauty while I enjoy my food………… what a lucky man I am …………. ieieieieieieie

So here she is ……………………………. (*^*)

 

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Above … collection day, and below, with Apple, the manager of the Vespa shop in Hua Hin

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