Most popular scooter rally weekend of the year?

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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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

ACMA Vespa & Lambretta LD

ACMA Vespa & Lambretta LD.

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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1950s Lambretta line up – lacklustre or not?

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.

British Lambretta leaflet, 1957.


After all Lambretta weren’t exactly setting the world alight all of the time…
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Lambrettas in Colombia – The Auteco Factory

The Auteco Lambretta plant in Colombia, circa 1963.

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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