The Future of Motorcycle Repairs

By Enzo Sim

January 2021 FEATURE
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A vintage Vespa scooter that is undergoing restoration at San Motors.
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A VESPA’S ALLURE cannot be denied. The scooter first came to public attention in 1946 as a cheap alternative to navigate the cobblestoned streets of bombed-out Rome. Yet, despite its wasp-like structure – hence the name vespa in Italian – the scooter remains chic to this day.Its popularity is universal and in Penang, Vespas of different colours and models abound. In the town of Bagan, San Motors specialises in repairing and restoring Vespa scooters. Its owner Leong Hooi San can...

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Enzo Sim

is a Mass Communications graduate who has an unwavering passion towards international relations, history and regional affairs of Southeast Asia. His passion has brought him to different Southeast Asian capitals to explore the diverse cultural intricacies within the region.