July 6, 2005

Vespa LX motor scooter makes its Canadian debut

Toronto, Ontario – In anticipation of sixty years in production, Canadian Scooter Corp. has announced the Canadian debut of the new Vespa LX motor scooter. The LX – the Roman numeral for 60 – is manufactured by the Piaggio Group and is the latest addition to its classic Vespa line.

Available at authorized Vespa dealers across Canada, the LX50 has an MSRP of $4,399, while the LX150 is $5,699. The LX replaces the popular ET series introduced in 1996.

The LX uses a four-stroke engine, in 50cc or 150cc size, and is available in white, blue, plum and red. Customers can further personalize their scooters with a variety of accessories, including chrome kits and anti-theft devices.

The Vespa was introduced in 1946 and gained worldwide recognition in 1953 when it was featured in the movie “Roman Holiday”. It has sold more than 17 million units across five continents in the last sixty years.

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