Surfing the interweb recently, looking for something else, we came across this odd-looking scooter, as you do… We’ve written about Brazilian Lambrettas before here and here, and they’ve thrown us a few swerve balls, by which we mean a few unusual things for those of us used to riding Italian, Spanish and Indian built models. The three-wheeler you see here caused the same confusion; is this another rarity or a locally produced DIY modification for reasons unknown?
We found the original post here and doing our best to translate the comments below it, the consensus appears to be that this Lambretta Li Series 2 may have been adapted after it left the Pasco Lambretta factory and modified by a third-party company for a rider with a disability.
Whatever the reason, it looks like a tidy job has been done and that rear boot looks very useful indeed for carrying luggage! It’s just a shame there are no photographs available showing the work which was carried out underneath the panelwork, revealing whether the third wheel was driven and what kind of subframe was fabricated.
That is unless any readers can shed further light on this South American rarity at all?