Classic Vespa restoration in just 3 minutes!

screen-shot-2016-10-25-at-19-31-10Okay, so it’s actually three minutes and 10 seconds, but that wouldn’t have worked as a title!
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The most expensive Vespa in the world?

vespa986Here at Scooternova we swing both ways and beyond. We ride Lambrettas, Vespas and other classic scooters, and we have no biased opinion on any superior marque. So for all the Lambrettisti  Continue reading

Christmas Boredom? Scooter films!

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Over-indulged in food, drink and relatives already? If you’re looking for a break from festivities then Continue reading

Project 5 – another Butcher Garage Vespa

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In October of last year we brought you news and pictures of a couple of stunning Vespas  from behind the former Iron Curtain, and now, 12 months later here’s Continue reading

Trick new Vespa GTS twin tail can

gtsremus01Austrian exhaust manufacturer Remus have come up with a trick new pipe for the Vespa GTS range that not only looks the mutt’s nuts but also Continue reading

Mental 80s Vespa exhaust!

Silentium Vespa PX exhaust

Silentium Vespa PX exhaust

If you’ve got a Vespa PX125 or 150 – or indeed any other largeframe Vespa with such an engine – and you want an aftermarket exhaust that shouts, ‘look at me’, then look at this!

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Lambretta with real poke!

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When Innocenti first launched their Lambretta scooters, they were simply a cheap form of transport for the masses. By the late 1960s however, the Lambretta was Continue reading

70s TV advert – the ubiquitous Vespa PX

1977 Italian Vespa P-range advert (screen grab – click to view film).

1977 Italian Vespa P-range advert (screen grab – click to view film).

Back in 1977, Italian scooter manufacturer Piaggio launched not just a new Vespa scooter but a new range of Vespas. I’m sure they didn’t realise back then that they’d still be manufacturing a PX in 2015, but they are, and this Italian television advert shows the first models in the range from 1977…

Vespa P-range television advertisement.

Beware buying Indian Lambrettas & Vespas online

vijai_deluxe_leaflet From time to time we receive offers of classic Lambretta and Vespa scooters from suppliers in India, as well as receiving email ‘updates’ from various sources about some ‘nice Lambretta scooters’ on eBay. However, if you are in the market for your first Continue reading