Milan Motorcycle Show 2016 – New scooters, parts, lids & stuff!

Who can’t love a gold plated Vespa smallframe?

As the annual Milan Motorcycle Show draws to a close, you may ask what were the highlights there over the last six days? Luckily Scooternova were on hand to capture
the cream of the classic, modern, auto and geared scooter news for you. Continue reading

Something old, something new : Scomadi TL200

Scooternova is all about the old.  We love our scootering heritage and have collected an extensive personal archive of magazines, photographs, literature and memorabilia over many years.  Lambrettas, Vespas and all the other wild and wonderful scooters that we have owned, ridden and swooned over.

New Scomadi TL200

New Scomadi TL200

Scooternova is all about Scooters.  When a British company take a leap of faith to build a new scooter for our scene, then we’re interested.  We’re not the only ones.  A new vibrant and interactive scooter website has an exclusive report and technical video for you to enjoy.

Scomadi TL200

Scomadi TL200

 

Scomadi UK (and Ireland) Dealer network announced

Scomadi scooters have just announced the dealer network for their forthcoming range of scooters.

The Scomadi 50 at Intermot, 2014 (Image ©Scomadi)

The Scomadi 50 at Intermot, 2014 (Image ©Scomadi)

A dozen dealers have been appointed to begin with, covering England from Tyne and Wear in the north-east to Bournemouth in Dorset, as well as South Wales, Belfast in Northern Ireland and Dublin south of the border.

Produced for Scomadi by Hanway in China, it is expected that the first Turismo Leggera 50cc versions will arrive in British showrooms in early December with prices beginning at £1897 for single colour models and £1997 for dual colour scooters.

Next to arrive will be the 125s in early 2015 with prices beginning at £2497, and then later in 2015 hopefully the 300 too.

For more details of your nearest dealers visit Scomadi website.

To view previous posts on this blog relating to Scomadi scooters click here.

Scomadi Promo film – ready to launch!

Scomadi 2014.

Scomadi 2014.

The new British scooter brand Scomadi is ready to launch, and have just completed their ‘background film’ for their display stand at the forthcoming Intermot motorcycle show in Köln, Germany next week. Continue reading

New Scomadi Production Line Rolling

Scomadi production line.

Scomadi production line.

The latest news from China, via Preston – and Facebook – is that the production of the Scomadi 50cc scooters is well under way… Continue reading

Scomadi scooters – prices & dates

One of the most common questions we get here at Scooternova seems to be regarding prices and dates for the forthcoming Scomadi range of scooters. And we’ve published a few blogs here, here, here and here, so we do generally get a few comments!

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Scomadi scooters – latest update

Scomadi scooters, 2014

Scomadi scooters, 2014

During the recent Morecambe pre-season scooter rally, PM Tuning – one of the companies behind the forthcoming Scomadi brand – held an open day at their Lancashire shop.

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Prototype Scomadi 300 undergoing UK tests

Here’s a video of the new Scomadi 300cc scooter on the dyno undergoing further testing and pre-launch checks at  PM Tuning Racing Products Ltd Scomadi HQ.

For expected launch dates of the Scomadi range see our story from December 2013.

New Scomadi Scooters – Prices and dates for 2014? Not yet.

There have been a lost of posts on the internet regarding the forthcoming Scomadi scooters, and indeed we’ve blogged about Scomadi a few times here and here.

Scomadi 50 prototype.

Scomadi 50 prototype.

There’s certainly been plenty of excitement about the scooters and of course the big question on everyone’s lips has been the retail price. How expensive (or cheap) will they be? Continue reading