Italy's Vespa turns 60 with new models, museum

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By Gilles Castonguay MILAN, April 27 (Reuters) - Vespa, the world famous scooter synonymous with youth and style, celebrated its 60th birthday on Thursday with the release of three new models and plans for a museum to be built in its honour. Its maker, Piaggio Group, announced the museum project at a ceremony held at its plant near Pisa for the Italian icon, which became as much a fashion statement as a means of getting around town after its birth in 1946. The museum, which will open ...

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