Vespa (Ape) On Ice!

No folks, this is not a festive show featuring beloved childhood cartoon characters held at Wembley Arena, but instead a form of scooter racing to while away the winter months…

Vespa Ape Lighthouse

There is no more to say other than for all those doubting the versatility of Piaggio’s Vespa Ape three-wheelers, well here is yet another example of useful they can be! And for those who like their Apes we have some … Continue reading

New geared 200cc Ape from Piaggio

Despite everyone in the world of scooter manufacturing favouring automatic (CVT) engines these days, Italian firm Piaggio have launched a new version of their three-wheeled Ape, with a 4-speed engine.

When in Rome (or Milan!) – the versatile Vespa Ape

During a recent visit to Milan we came across this Piaggio Vespa Ape parked at a junction outside a bar and tobacconist. Doubling up as a mobile florists, it shows the ingenuity of the owner to utilise the right vehicle … Continue reading

Lambretta clothing – cheapening the name further?

Bad news for those of us who already think that those involved in licensing the Lambretta name to put on clothing, deodorant, and other non-scooter related products have cheapened the reputation of this famous scooter too much already. It seems … Continue reading

The Fantastic Vespa Ape – have you seen a bigger load?

Searching the internet earlier I came across this photo taken by Roy Prasad who had it posted on his Flickr acount, so I hope he doesn’t mind it being shared. Whilst Roy’s interest is apparently photography, ours here is of … Continue reading

Innocenti Lambretta – the final inventory

In edition 16 of ScooterNova magazine we celebrate the Bertone-designed dl/Grand Prix model, which was the final new Lambretta to be produced in Italy before Innocenti closed their scooter division. You can read more about that here and buy the … Continue reading

New Bajaj Chetak – a modern classic in the making?

Back in 2016 we speculated that Bajaj Auto of India were to bring back their popular Chetak scooter to the market. It seems we were partially correct…

FREE 2020 wall-planner with ScooterNova magazine

Edition 16 of ScooterNova is well on the way to completion and we’re pretty excited about what’s inside! Not only some great articles, but we’re also doing something a little special for all those who subscribe to the magazine. We … Continue reading