Friday, August 15, 2014
Better known in North America for its Vespa (Wasp) scooters, Piaggio has been making Ape (Bee) pickup trucks and panel vans since 1948. In Italy, they are ubiquitous at piazza markets and shops as their size and versatility are ideally suited to the needs of vendors and navigating narrow streets and tight parking spots.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
smart produced about 43 000 roadsters between 2003 and 2006. Sales were meeting projections but warranty claims due to leakage problems halted production. This one we spotted in Padova, Italy has a removable Targa roof. An electric powered soft-top was another option available. With a six-speed automatic transmission and rear mid-engine, rear-wheel drive layout the roadster's fuel economy is about 45 miles per Imperial gallon.
Monday, August 04, 2014
Sunday, August 03, 2014
Saturday, August 02, 2014
y at Täsch and continue their journey by train. These transporters are manufactured in Switzerland by Stimbo, and Jumbo-Garage and Italy by Simai .