On the last weekend of June we are totally spoiled for choice, with stacks of events for scooter enthusiasts. From north to south here’s just a selection to get your wheels spinning!
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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
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Tagged 125cc, 1950s, audi, Innocenti, lambretta, Lambretta LC, lambretta ld, marketing, model c, myth, nsu, prima, prima IV, scooter, scooter factory |
ACMA Vespa & Lambretta LD.
I’ve had this black and white print for years now, but I don’t know much about it. Then I remembered, that’s exactly what a blog such as this is for…
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Tagged 1950s, ACMA, French scooters, Innocenti, lambretta, lambretta ld, Piaggio, scooter, Vespa, who are they? |
It’s easy to look at today’s line up of modern
Vespa scooters and condemn it for being boring, especially if you’re a diehard Lambretta fan, but is that really fair?
British Lambretta leaflet, 1957.
After all Lambretta weren’t exactly setting the world alight all of the time…
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Tagged 1950s, Innocenti, lambretta, Lambretta Concessionaires, lambretta ld, lambretta model D, Lambretta TV Series 1, memorabilia, Piaggio, scooter, scooter factory, scooter rallies, Vespa, Vespa 946, Vespa GTS, Vespa Primavera |
The Auteco Lambretta plant in Colombia, circa 1963.
We’ve published an image of the Colombian Lambretta factory
before which was an image of Indian SIL Lambrettas being assembled in South America, taken some time during the 1970s by the looks of it.
However the company behind it, Auteco, are still going and in 2011 celebrated their 70th anniversary, which revealed some interesting photos…
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Tagged Auteco, Columbia, factory, Innocenti, lambretta, lambretta ld, lambro, LI Series 2, scooter club, series 3 |