Vespa GTS 200 Scooter Review

by Bill
(Massachusetts)

Bought it brand new. Crapped out after 10 miles. Sat at the dealership for 2 months. Should have bought a Chinese... Waste of money for status. All scooters suck compared to automobile quality standards. Vespas rust, the rest of the non-Chinese scooters are all built with parts made in China, so who's fooling who?


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Answer: Wow, Bill, you sound a little bitter! I know a lot of scooter owners who are quite happy with their scooter purchases!

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Vespa gts200 NEW
by: Michael Young

I purchased a Vespa GTS200 used and absolutely love it. It runs and handles magnificently. Accelerates very well and is smoother than my BMW motorcycle. For urban travel it's just terrific.
It goes without saying these little guys need attention every now and then and just because it's a Vespa should not be ignored. They are a bit pricey but you get what you pay for. The standard you set for yourself is what you live with.

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Vespa Parts
by: Jim Zeiser

The problem with Vespas is that parts are always an issue, especially on non-current models. Of course a phone call to Italy and a slow boat ride is the answer, if the part is in stock. Otherwise you have to wait until there is enough of a reason for more parts to be made for a particular model and shipped. Tough for you, but factories won't make but one part. You should have been kept in the loop so you could have scoured Ebay for the part and checked places like www.Modernvespa.com for likely sources. It might have shortened your wait time considerably. We Chinese scooter scum know about partsforscooters and other sources for our rides.

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