Birth of an engine

Lambretta engine by Uni-Auto

It’s not often you get to see the process involved in the production of a cast aluminium engine casing, but Uni-Auto of India have kindly shared this video showing the process.

The tooling involved

Uni-Auto have recently begun production of new 200cc Lambretta engine casings featuring many updated features, as seen in the latest edition 11 of ScooterNova magazine.

The first stage of the finished product.

The video below shows the cleaning of the tooling from the previous casting, pouring in of molten metal and the pressure casting process, before the ‘finished’ casing is extracted.
Pretty interesting to watch we think, and hope you do too. Hopefully they will make further videos showing the machining involved at the next stage of production.


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Bridlington 2018 Custom Show Results

Edition 11 of ScooterNova magazine will feature some of the best and brightest scooters on display at Bridlington National Scooter Rally’s custom show.
Here we have the list of the 2018 winners. Continue reading

Gift a subscription this Christmas

Give the gift of a subscription to ScooterNova Magazine this Christmas, with issue 11 published before Santa sets off in his sleigh. It’s the ideal gift that is easy to buy, a joy to receive and lasts all year-long!
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Warmwell this weekend

Winter may finally be making an appearance, but there’s one last big event and it takes place this weekend.

The South West Scooter Clubs organise this rally at Warmwell Holiday Park in Dorset, with three Continue reading

ScooterNova at Mablethorpe Scooter Rally

Big thanks to Phil & Julie for their offer of a bit of space in their caravan, which means…. we’ll see you at The Great Eastern Rally next weekend!

Lest We Forget

Back in September the Lambretta Club Great Britain (LCGB) organised a scooter rally for club members in Ieper (Ypres), Belgium, to commemorate 100 years since the end of World War 1.
ScooterNova joined over 300 other scooter riders who journeyed across the English Channel to pay their respects, and we made this short video of the weekend.

Lest We Forget.

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Wake Up – ScooterNova 10 is on its way!


Edition 10 of ScooterNova magazine is being finished, ready to be sent to the printers next week. We’re very excited and proud to announce that of the many exclusive features inside we have the famous 1980s show-winning custom scooter of Jeremy Howlett, Wake! Now with a new owner and painstakingly restored to  Continue reading

A Real Threat to the Classic Scooter Scene

(Photo by Johannes Rapprich from Pexels)

If you are one of those with concerns over how the ethanol in some fuels affects your engine, then it may be getting worse soon. If you’re one of those who doesn’t care about ethanol, well now is the time to pay attention. Seriously.

In 10 days time,

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Celebrating 1000 with Scootopia

Weston-super-Mare based scooter parts retailer and manufacturer Scootopia launched their new website earlier this summer and already they are heading full-throttle towards their 1000th order on it.
To celebrate they have a prize to giveaway to the 1000th customer of their new website. That lucky person will also receive the first nine editions of ScooterNova magazine, complete with one of our popular and stylish ScooterNova messenger bags.
So you lucky lot, get your orders in soon as they expect the 1000th customer to be announced in the next day or so.
For more details, check out the Scootopia website here.
Happy shopping!

** ScooterNova is an independent scooter magazine, published bi-monthly by scooterists. Printed on to high quality paper, the articles are credible and in-depth, and cover the wide spectrum of classic Lambretta and Vespa scooters, as well as other, less known marques.
You can pre-order, buy and subscribe online here and edition 9 is OUT NOW!
Find out more about ScooterNova magazine here.

Isle of Wight Scooter Rally 2018

Scooters are packed, riding gear on, we’re almost ready to set off to the Isle of Wight scooter rally this weekend!
As with last year we will be Continue reading