Something old, something new : Scomadi TL200

Scooternova is all about the old.  We love our scootering heritage and have collected an extensive personal archive of magazines, photographs, literature and memorabilia over many years.  Lambrettas, Vespas and all the other wild and wonderful scooters that we have owned, ridden and swooned over.

New Scomadi TL200

New Scomadi TL200

Scooternova is all about Scooters.  When a British company take a leap of faith to build a new scooter for our scene, then we’re interested.  We’re not the only ones.  A new vibrant and interactive scooter website has an exclusive report and technical video for you to enjoy.

Scomadi TL200

Scomadi TL200

 

Scomadi 50 & 125 – Latest news

Scomadi 50

Scomadi 50

It seems the new Scomadi scooters are proving popular here in the UK, so we thought we’d bring you a little  Continue reading

New geared 200cc Ape from Piaggio

Piaggio Ape 200.

Piaggio Ape 200.

Despite everyone in the world of scooter manufacturing favouring automatic (CVT) engines these days, Italian firm Piaggio have launched a new version of their three-wheeled Ape, with a 4-speed engine. Continue reading

Scomadi Promo film – ready to launch!

Scomadi 2014.

Scomadi 2014.

The new British scooter brand Scomadi is ready to launch, and have just completed their ‘background film’ for their display stand at the forthcoming Intermot motorcycle show in Köln, Germany next week. Continue reading

New Vespa VX Elegante for India

IMG_3624-0.JPGLaunching their second ‘special edition’ Vespa for the local market, the Elegante will hit the streets of India on 20 September 2014.

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New Scomadi Production Line Rolling

Scomadi production line.

Scomadi production line.

The latest news from China, via Preston – and Facebook – is that the production of the Scomadi 50cc scooters is well under way… Continue reading

New Innocenti scooters – more terrible rebranding (not Lambretta)

Innocenti Moto 2014

Innocenti Moto 2014

We shouldn’t be surprised really, but it still amazes when a company decides that using an old manufacturing brand on modern Chinese scooters is a sure-fire way to sales success. But they do, and here’s the latest… Continue reading

New Lambretta Sport renamed new Italjet Formula 125 scooter

Alessandro Tartarini, designer of the new Lambretta LamSport 125, in Vietnam, January 2014.

Alessandro Tartarini, designer of the new Lambretta LamSport 125, in Vietnam, January 2014.

Back in January 2014 we bought you news of another new scooter that would wear the Lambretta name badge. At the time this was to be the Lamsport 125 from Vietnam, an arguably rather nicely designed sports scooter from the pen of Italian Alessandro Tartarini. Continue reading

Scomadi scooters – latest update

Scomadi scooters, 2014

Scomadi scooters, 2014

During the recent Morecambe pre-season scooter rally, PM Tuning – one of the companies behind the forthcoming Scomadi brand – held an open day at their Lancashire shop.

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New Vespa Sprint (Primavera) Scooter

Vespa Sprint

Nuovo Vespa Sprint

Just launched in Rome by Piaggio, the new Vespa Sprint 50 and 125 scooters which are the sporting variants of their recently launched new Primavera range. So what’s different about the Sprint then? Continue reading