Apparently Piaggio’s Vespa LX is a popular scooter amongst female riders in India, so LML have decided blinkered marketing is the way forward!
The story of LML scooters is a chequered one, probably more so than any other Italian scooter that ended up being produced in India. But what lies ahead for Continue reading
Once a scooter with a waiting list measured in years, the Vespa derived Bajaj Chetak was a mainstay of the Indian nation for decades. And then one day, in Continue reading
Automobile Products of India Ltd (API) were the first company in India to produce Lambretta scooters there, beginning in Continue reading
It was a combination of the £4,995 price tag and the headline of a ‘1965 Vespa PX 150’ that caught our eye… and set alarm bells ringing!
Launching their second ‘special edition’ Vespa for the local market, the Elegante will hit the streets of India on 20 September 2014.
Searching the internet earlier I came across this photo taken by Roy Prasad who had it posted on his Flickr acount, so I hope he doesn’t mind it being shared.
Piaggio Ape © Roy Prasad
Whilst Roy’s interest is apparently photography, ours here is of course the subject matter in this instance – a dramatically overloaded Piaggio Ape three-wheeled commercial scooter/ vehicle.
Although the title of this video on YouTube reads ‘Bollywood Goes Lambretta’, with my scooter anorak hood pulled fully up, I suspect this film was shot in Pakistan and not India.