Remade Lambretta parts and kits for smallies

Casa Lambretta have been busy of late, which readers of ScooterNova magazine will know from our ‘New products’ pages.
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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

Lambretta Junior original film

The great smallframe scooter battle between Lambretta and Vespa took place in the mid-1960s, which Vespa eventually won. However…  Continue reading

Lambretta Starsteam film – new footage added to website

Screen grab from main Scooternova website

Screen grab from main Scooternova website

For those that like a bit of nostalgia, we’ve been trawling the internet while it was too cold to play in the shed and found a load of new-old scooter adverts and films which we’ve posted on to our main Scooternova website.

We will link a few here over coming weeks for your pleasure and to begin with, from around 1966/67, an Italian advert by Innocenti for the (then) new 4-speed Lambretta 125 Starsteam scooter.

Click here for the film link, or click on the screen grab above. Enjoy!

 

Amphibious Lambretta J-range on film

Lambretta Cento, Brighton beach.

Lambretta Cento, Brighton beach.

Doing the rounds recently amongst the daily newspapers, is a story of a chap who has discovered a load of old photos from somewhere in Kent, among which is a 1960s press photo of a Lambretta being ‘ridden’ in the water off the beach in Brighton.

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Amphibious Lambretta J-range on film

Lambretta Cento, Brighton beach.

Lambretta Cento, Brighton beach.

Doing the rounds recently amongst the daily newspapers, is a story of a chap who has discovered a load of old photos from somewhere in Kent, among which is a 1960s press photo of a Lambretta being ‘ridden’ in the water off the beach in Brighton.

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Mother nature, do your worst – I ride a Lambretta!

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Riding home today on the scooter I nearly ended up blown across all sides of the road, depsite taking a more sheltered B-road route instead of the main dual carriageway.

In comparision to some who are suffering in this biblical weather however, it doesn’t seem so bad now I’m safely back at home in the dry.

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The Innocenti Lambretta Factory – from Specials to J range

We love looking at old scooter factory images because A) we love old scooters, and B) they can often reveal a few extra details that scooter anoraks (like us!) find REALLY interesting.
Take this photograph here for example, from circa 1965 we reckon. For a start, it’s a wonderful snapshot of Lambretta production lines in Milan during the mid-1960s, both the beginning and the end by the looks of it. But there’s more…
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