Mike Karslake’s Model D

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When the late Mike Karslake’s Lambretta Museum went up for auction in the early 1990s, the scooters were scattered across the four corners, many to become insignificant Lambrettas once more.

However his restored Model D with the reg number LAM 150D stood out for all the right reasons, and the story of what happened to that and where it is now can be read in edition 14 of ScooterNova magazine, available now from our secure online shop.

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1950s Phonosuper SK5 designed by Dieter Rams.

1950s Phonosuper SK5 designed by Dieter Rams.

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

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Vespa GS

Vespa GS scooter

Vespa GS scooter

It’s Sunday morning, but we don’t need an excuse to post this picture of a stunning Vespa Gran Sport, which can be found on display at at the Museo Piaggio in Pontedera, Italy.

Behind this lovely scooter, on the wall is a photo of Enrico Piaggio himself, looking down on one of the most beautiful vehicles his company created.

(for more museum exhibits, click here)