1964 Vespa Allstate Cruisaire

The 1964 Vespa Allstate differed little from the Italian original, though its engine displaced 125 cc not 90.

1964 Vespa Allstate Cruisaire Pictures

The 1964 Vespa Allstate Cruisaire sold by Sears was descended virtually intact from Piaggio's original solution to postwar Italy's need for simple and affordable personal transportation.

1964 Vespa Allstate Cruisaire

One of the Vespa Allstate's interesting features included the single-sided trailing link fork.

1964 Vespa Allstate Cruisaire

The single-sided trailing link fork allowed the tire to be changed by simply removing four wheel nuts.

1964 Vespa Allstate Cruisaire

Pulling in the left-hand clutch lever allowed the grip to be rotated to select gears.

1964 Vespa Allstate Cruisaire

The front brake is actuated by the right handlebar lever, the rear brake by this foot pedal.

1964 Vespa Allstate Cruisaire

The kickstart lever sprouts from beneath the right-side engine cover.

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