Capt. R Swipe wrote: The lack of dealerships and back-up though, would be another reason for not touching WK.
When I chatted to the WK guy at a MC/Live show (a year or two ago) he was saying he'd got the best spare parts service in the country and boasted he could get any part to anyone literally in a day or two.
I've no idea what the situation is today, or if you'll have to go direct, but it did appear that getting parts wasn't going to be an issue. Now we just have to wait until someone on here needs a part and tells us how fast it arrived
I'd certainly get one - just because I could literally buy 2 or 3 for the price of a 'proper' make and they seem to be pretty good because they are a 'brand' rather than an anonymous garage in China, and they seemed very well organised.
Also if I got a Vespa look-a-like I'd be able to park it in public and it would still be there when I came back, saving me a bus fare.