The Piaggio Group reported a 7.3% decrease in net sales and a 9.0% decrease in net profit for 2012, thanks in large part to a sharp decline in demand in Europe including an all-time low for motorcycle sales in Italy. Piaggio reported net sales of 1.406 billion euros (US$1.842 billion) in 2012, down from 1.516 […]
Vespa Announces Bejeweled Swarovski Elements Crystal Helmets
Vespa announced a new line of scooter helmets decorated with crystals by Swarowski Elements.
The new line is comprised of two helmets, the Mont Blanc white visored GTS Crystal, pictured above, and the Etna brown Softouch Crystal. Both helmets are decorated with crystal elements in a wave-inspired pattern, with some arranged to form Vespa logos, and red white and green elements to represent the colors of the Italian flag.
The helmets are constructed with an ABS shell, Alcantara trim, and a breathable anti-allergen lining. The Vespa Crystal helmets will be available in sizes XS to XL.