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Lambretta Gun For Sale (part of!)

s-l1600I’m sure most scooterists have seen or know of the French made military Vespa with built-in gun, but how many knew that Lambrettas were also  Continue reading

NSU Scooters – the Lambretta evolution

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Advert from 1956

Back in 1951, NSU of Germany signed a deal with Innocenti of Italy to build Lambretta scooters at their factory in Neckarsulm under licence. The deal was to last for Continue reading

Mike Karslake’s Lambretta & sidecar combo

Mike Karslake racing his Lambretta combo back in the early 1970s.

Now here’s an opportunity that only turns up once in a blue moon – the possibility to purchase a historically important Lambretta and  Continue reading

The API Mac 175 (not a Lambretta or Apple Mac!)

Automobile Products of India Ltd advert from 1979

Automobile Products of India Ltd advert from 1979

A few days ago we brought you an old advert from 1981 of the API Lamby scooter and Mac 175S, and prior to that an article about

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Reasonably priced classics? 

It’s been suggested that the price of classic Lambretta and Vespa scooters lately has spiralled out of reach of many. 

However while some on eBay are asking fortunes (which we doubt they’re receiving) and nameless businesses located half a world away are all to keen to take your money, we reckon a look locally could net you what you want. 

At JB Tuning in Southend recently and they’ve got this Italian Innocenti Li Series 3 for sale. 175cc motor, MOT and lively blue & white paint. 

At £2650 ono (eg it sounds like a deal can be struck!) it proves you don’t have to risk an unseen resto from abroad for twice the price to ride a tidy classic 60s scooter on the road these days.

So what has your local shop got to offer then? 

   

  

  

Classically English Lambretta

Presumably because of the success Lambretta Concessionaires had with the Italian scooters in the British market, parent company Innocenti chose to Continue reading

Lambretta Series 2 – Pedigree Shows!

Automobile Products of India Ltd (API) were the first company in India to produce Lambretta scooters there, beginning in 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