2014 VESPA 946 COLLECTION
Back from the future
The essentiality of the design endows even the most impersonal function with style and individuality. The Vespa 946 is a pure expression of a style synonymous, in the minds of millions of travellers and devotees, with freedom of movement and expression. A far-sighted projection of sustainable mobility, whose form and substance crystallise the fundamental aesthetic and dynamic values of the history of the two-wheeler.
Great ideas move the world. Keeping faith with those ideas is the only way to progress.
As the Vespa 946 has done: turning the bearing structure of the original model into a lighter, more aerodynamic version with a welded steel and aluminium monocoque frame. From the saddle support to the inserts on the side panels, every centimetre has a detail of excellence to attract the eye.
ECO-SUSTAINABLE BY VOCATION
The way to guard against imitations is to look beyond the immediate future. The Vespa 946 has ABS braking and ASR traction control.
The 4-stroke 125 cc monocylinder engine is a response to requirements that may still be nascent. And it guarantees the best performance in its category. Electronic injection, three-valve distribution, reduced friction and improved fluid dynamics sharply reduce consumption and emissions, establishing a new benchmark over and beyond current regulations.
Every evolution is necessarily rooted in its origins. A glance at the 946 recalls the flair and inventive capacity that generated the original idea for the Vespa. Behind the stunning lines of the first scooter with a monocoque frame lies state-of-the-art technology, designed for user- and eco-friendly progress. Like the MP6 prototype from which it takes its inspiration, the Vespa 946 seems to have been generated directly from aeronautics and the leading technology of its time. A dynamic model for the start of a new age.