1962 Vespa Scooter

RESTORING enthusiast Paul Jupe has recreated and personalised his 1962 Vespa Scooter, which he used as regular transport.

Purchasing it in 1968 for $245, Mr Jupe used the vehicle when traveling to college in Adelaide and was drawn to the scooter as it was able to creatively be adapted.

“The scooter was an affordable travel option as they were a low cost vehicle to run, using 1 gallon of fuel a week,” Mr Jupe said.

“They could easily be adapted and used as working vehicles, as a trailer could be attached on the back for use on a farm.”

The Italian made scooter was originally constructed following World War II as they were easy to manufacture due to the

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