(AGI) Rome, June 9 - Giorgio Armani has launched the new Vespa946, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the foundation ofGiorgio Armani and the 130th anniversary of the Piaggio vehiclemanufacturer. Armani has chosen a particular palette of greys,with a slight hint of green, only discernable under certainlights. The Vespa 946 takes its name from the year the scooterwas first developed (1946). It has become iconic and famous theworld over, a symbol of Italian elegance, and is a contemporaryreworking of the original Vespa style. The galvanised satinmetal components confer an opaque effect, in line with thefinishings of the bodywork. The wording 'Emporio Armani' is onthe side of the fairing, while the iconic eagle logo sits abovethe front headlamp. The Vespa 946 Emporio Armani is synonymouswith both style and technology. The scooter boasts an aluminiummonobloc, brown leather finishings, and special high-endaccessories, an electronic injection system - communicatingwith the latest Internet devices - a 4-stroke monocylinderengine, ideal for urban mobility, and sharply reducedconsumption and emissions. The double disc 220 mm brake, dualchannel ABS system and large 12 inch wheels make for maximumroad safety. The Vespa 946 Emporio Armani is a limited editionmodel, on sale from June in all the major cities in the world.(AGI). .