The Lambretta Elegant – a coals to Newcastle story?

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So we all know that the Lambretta was created by Innocenti in Italy, but what happened when Innocenti closed their Continue reading

4-seater Lambretta Limo for sale

Lambretta Limo

Lambretta Limo

Earlier this week we posted about a 5-wheeled Vespa, and now we have a 4-seater Lambretta, where  Continue reading

EuroLambretta 2015 – Austria

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For many Lambrettisti, the annual pilgrimage to the Euro Jamboree of Lambretta enthusiasts is the pinnacle of their season’s riding, and this year’s event is Continue reading

Arthur Francis S-Type 250 – from Watford to Milan and Glagow!

As we’ve posted previously, 2014 is the 50th anniversary of the Arthur Francis (aka AF) S-type dealer special Lambretta scooters.

As a result of said posts published on Scooternova, Chris Wylde contacted us to tell us a little about the original 250cc S-type he bought back in 1967; a certain TJH 25D.

Chris Wylde in 1967.

Chris Wylde in 1967.

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EuroLambretta 2014 – Welcome to Davos, Switzerland

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Here are a few photographs direct from the 2014 EuroLambretta rally in (mainly) sunny Switzerland. We had a great ride with some amazing scenery, fantastic roads, plenty of twist mountain passes and good friends.

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Lambretta – carbon or steel?

Carbon-FibreWith the long-awaited winter-summer-autumn-winter rebuild of my Lambretta GP 200 finally getting into gear (sort of – I’ve got another scooter to strip down first!), I’ve found myself pondering whether to splash out on a few trick-looking parts as well as rewarding its loyal service of 15 years with a new coat of paint. The big question then – are a couple of carbon fibre parts a justifiable treat, or an extravagance not worth the money?

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Lambretta prototype disc brake

Prototype disc brake for Lambretta twin cylinder.

Prototype disc brake for Lambretta twin cylinder.

As we’ve reported here before (fairly recently in fact), Rimini Lambretta Centre have been given the task of recommissioning one of two remaining Lambretta twin-cylinder prototype scooters. Continue reading

50 Years of the AF S-Type Lambretta

Page from 1960s Arthur Francis Ltd catalogue.

Page from 1960s Arthur Francis Ltd catalogue.

2014 is the 50th anniversary of the iconic AF S-Type Lambretta scooter.

Developed by Watford scooter dealer Arthur Francis back in 1964 to sell more scooters, the AF S-Type has become probably the most well-known of all  the dealer special scooters of all time. Continue reading

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

New Scomadi 50 & 125cc scooter launched in Milan

The Scomadi brand name arrived a few years ago as a result of research and development into creating a modern scooter that was influenced by 1960s Lambretta scooters.

Scomadi 300

Scomadi 300

The first scooters were hand-built, limited edition carbon fibre bodied scooters powered by 250cc and then 300cc Piaggio 4-stroke auto engines, as used in the Vespa GTS range. These were produced by PM Tuning and Scooter Innovations in Lancashire and a couple of these were on display in Milan.

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