Vespa Scooter Insurance

Get a quote for your Vespa Scooter today and we’ll compare prices from our panel of leading UK insurers to find you our cheapest quote with the cover requirements you need. From the Vespa LX50 to the Vespa GTS300 Super, we’ll find the best price for you; and if you take out the insurance you’ll get 10% off at leading bike retailer SPORTSBIKESHOP.

Vespa Scooter Insurance

KEY BENEFITS:

  • 90 days full policy cover in Europe
  • Protect your Excess and your No Claim Discount through us
  • We've been arranging bike insurance since 1936
  • A range of optional add-ons to choose from including breakdown and protection for helmet and leathers
  • 24/7/365 UK-based Claim Line, there for you if you need it!
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What can I expect to pay for my Vespa scooter insurance?

To give you a better idea of what you might pay for the insurance on your Vespa, take a look at some real Devitt quotes below:

Bike TPFT Fully Comp

Vespa S50, 49cc, Value £2,000.00
TPFT:£72.00 FULLY COMP:£77.00

Vespa LX50, 50cc, Value £2,000.00
TPFT:£72.00 FULLY COMP:£79.00

Vespa Primavera 125, 124cc, Value £3,000.00
TPFT:£72.00 FULLY COMP:£79.00

Vespa Sprint 125, 125cc, Value £4,000.00
TPFT:£72.00 FULLY COMP:£79.00

Vespa GTS 300 Super, 278cc, Value £3,000.00
TPFT:£72.00 FULLY COMP:£79.00

All prices are based on a married rider, living in the BS27 area, with a full licence, no convictions or accidents, bank manager, with a factory fitted immobiliser. Prices correct as of April 2015.

A brief history of the Vespa Scooters

Vespa (meaning ‘wasp’ in both Italian and Latin) originated from Italy and was created by Enrico Piaggio, son of Rinaldo Piaggio (Piaggio’s founder) when he saw a need for inexpensive and modern transportation for Italians after the Second World War.

When Enrico saw his first scooter design he is alleged to have cried “Sembra una vespa” which translate into English as “It looks like a wasp” and the brand name Vespa was born.

The iconic Vespa design has the engine beside the rear wheel, allowing for a complete through of the scooter; it also has large floorboard footrests and a large front fairing designed for wind and splash protection.

Vespa has featured heavily in the ‘Mod’ subculture of the 1960s, with many ‘Mods’ adopting often customised scooters from either Vespa or Lambretta as part of their style along with fashion and music influences. These scooters were cheap to run and purchase for the British youth who found themselves in low-paying jobs.

Vespa’s low running costs and iconic design make it a hugely popular model still today, with many restored Vespas in circulation today throughout the world.

Some of the current models include the Vespa LX 50, 125 and 150 (representing their respective engine sizes) their top speeds are low but fuel efficiency is spectacular. The Vespa GTS 250ie (with GTS standing for Granturismo Sport) has an engine size of 244cc and a top speed of 73mph, with restylings including the GTS300ie which is reported to be a response to Honda’s SH300i.

Get a Vespa scooter insurance quote today

It couldn’t be simpler to get your quote, but we advise that you get your information ready such as driving licence, details about your Vespa bike and any No Claim Discounts you’re entitled to. Then we’ll just need some info about your mileage, occupation, and address along with any security, accessories or modifications.

You can get an insurance quote for your Vespa today from Devitt Insurance, by either calling us on 0345 872 3614, or you can get an instant quote online now by clicking here.

Mods and Rockers on the road to Brighton

From the classic 1979 film Quadrophenia, the Rockers on their classic motorcycles and the Mods on their Vepsa and Lambretta scooters head to Brighton to ‘do battle’. Check out this classic clip…

Why choose Devitt?

  • 24/7 UK-based accident helpline – quick and easy advice
  • We compare prices from our panel to find you our cheapest quote for your Vespa scooter
  • Additional discounts available for additional training
  • We’ve been arranging motorcycle insurance for UK bikers since 1936
  • Supporting British biker roots and charities
  • Renewal reminder and Claims helpline text directly to your phone

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