This Piaggio MP3 almost cost former French president François Hollande his head. Now it's up for auction

The image of the President François Hollande arriving in his Piaggio MP3with helmet Dexter adjusted on his head, to the residence of the actress Julie Gayet (who would later become his wife), became a hot topic, not only in France, but also internationally.

Now this scooter, related to that scandal, is once again the subject of attention. In fact, it will go on sale starting 10,000 euros on May 26 at the Château d'Artigny

A used Piaggio MP3 125 at the price of a new MP3 400

He Piaggio MP3 125, which was once owned by the Elysée and became a true leading figure in gossip publications, will be auctioned by the Maison Rouillac. Acquired by the Presidency of the Republic in 2009, this model, at the epicenter of the news, had already been sold at a previous auction in December 2015 to a couple from Vendômois who were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The President even dedicated his work «Bouleversement» to this particular couple.

Now this 3-wheeled scooter is back in the media spotlight. As we are telling you, the auction is scheduled for next May 26 at the Artigny castle, in the town of Montbazon, in Indre-et-Loire.

This Piaggio gray, with 34,000 km on the odometer, and a displacement of 125 cc will start the auction at a not inconsiderable price 10,000 euros. To give us an idea, it is the price that would be paid for a new MP3 400. A real madness.

This Piaggio It is a peculiar scooter, known for its three-wheel design, which gives it greater stability compared to traditional two-wheeled scooters. This makes it especially popular with those looking for a practical and safe transportation option for the city.

Clearly this was the case François Hollande when acquiring the services of this Piaggio MP3 with a lot of pedigree.

Piaggio MP3 François Hollande

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