Vespa - is an Italian brand motor scooter manufactured by Piaggio. The name means wasp in Italian. The scooter was first launched in 1946 and by 1960 more than 2 million had been sold. This classic scooter received its greatest sales promo from the feature film Roman Holiday in which Audrey Hepburn was filmed riding side saddle through Rome on Gregory Peck’s Vespa. Superior detail in these do it yourself (DIY) models begin as a 4 inch steel sheet and when completed create a fabulous 3D miniature model. Easy to follow printed instructions included in every package.