A Vespa will last for 100 000 kilometres… the maintenance costs are very low… There’s no built-in obsolescence.— Andy Reid, Vespa South Africa
Vespas start at R80 000 and go up to R130 000.— Andy Reid, Vespa South Africa
Traffic is gridlocked; two wheels are here to stay!— Andy Reid, Vespa South Africa
Vespa – meaning “wasp” in Italian – is considered a design icon.
It has been the world’s most well-known scooter brand since its beginning in 1946.
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).
Vespas are still made of metal.— Andy Reid, Vespa South Africa
I opened six Vespa dealerships in 2001.— Andy Reid, Vespa South Africa
We sell between 60 and 80 Vespas per month.— Andy Reid, Vespa South Africa
A Vespa shop is not a bike shop – it’s a brand shop.— Andy Reid, Vespa South Africa
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