Lambrettas in Colombia – Did Auteco make Lambro 3-wheelers as well?

I response to Alan’s comment on our recent Autoco post (and we did it first here), here is an image from the Auteco website showing shipping cases containing 2-wheeled Lambrettas alongside 3-wheeler Lambros.
But where did they all come from?
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Lambrettas in Colombia – The Auteco Factory

The Auteco Lambretta plant in Colombia, circa 1963.

The Auteco Lambretta plant in Colombia, circa 1963.

We’ve published an image of the Colombian Lambretta factory before which was an image of Indian SIL Lambrettas being assembled in South America, taken some time during the 1970s by the looks of it.
However the company behind it, Auteco, are still going and in 2011 celebrated their 70th anniversary, which revealed some interesting photos…

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The Colombian Lambretta Factory

Continuing our photographs of old scooter factories (and let’s face, what’s not to like about delving into this kind of history?), here’s a shot of the Auteco Lambretta factory on Colombia that has been used by Scooter Restorations in their advertising material in the past.

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