The Lambretta Elegant – a coals to Newcastle story?

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So we all know that the Lambretta was created by Innocenti in Italy, but what happened when Innocenti closed their Continue reading

The API Mac 175 (not a Lambretta or Apple Mac!)

Automobile Products of India Ltd advert from 1979

Automobile Products of India Ltd advert from 1979

A few days ago we brought you an old advert from 1981 of the API Lamby scooter and Mac 175S, and prior to that an article about

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Lambretta Series 2 – Pedigree Shows!

Automobile Products of India Ltd (API) were the first company in India to produce Lambretta scooters there, beginning in Continue reading

4-seater Lambretta Limo for sale

Lambretta Limo

Lambretta Limo

Earlier this week we posted about a 5-wheeled Vespa, and now we have a 4-seater Lambretta, where  Continue reading

EuroLambretta 2015 – Austria

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For many Lambrettisti, the annual pilgrimage to the Euro Jamboree of Lambretta enthusiasts is the pinnacle of their season’s riding, and this year’s event is Continue reading

50 Years of the Arthur Francis S-Type Lambretta

Lambretta S-Type.

Lambretta S-Type.

This weekend AF Rayspeed in Yorkshire hosted an open day to celebrate 50 years of the AF S-Type dealer special Lambretta.

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EuroLambretta 2014 – Welcome to Davos, Switzerland

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Here are a few photographs direct from the 2014 EuroLambretta rally in (mainly) sunny Switzerland. We had a great ride with some amazing scenery, fantastic roads, plenty of twist mountain passes and good friends.

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Lambretta – carbon or steel?

Carbon-FibreWith the long-awaited winter-summer-autumn-winter rebuild of my Lambretta GP 200 finally getting into gear (sort of – I’ve got another scooter to strip down first!), I’ve found myself pondering whether to splash out on a few trick-looking parts as well as rewarding its loyal service of 15 years with a new coat of paint. The big question then – are a couple of carbon fibre parts a justifiable treat, or an extravagance not worth the money?

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New Lambretta scooters – the good, the bad & the others!

SIL Lambretta advert from the 1990s.

SIL Lambretta advert from the 1990s.

The final Lambrettas to roll of the Scooters India Limited (SIL) production line did so in 1997. I know, I bought one of them.

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New Lambretta lookalike for 2014 – Scomadi to launch at Eicma

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Scomadi leaflet

British company Scomadi have announced they will launch their new range of scooters at Eicma, aka Milan Motorcycle Show next week in Italy.

A few years ago a couple of businesses on the North West got together to create a classic styled scooter with a modern automatic engine. PM Tuning and Scooter Innovation (aka Lambretta Innovation)’s first offering were titled Series 4 and Series 5, built to order and based around the styling of the Lambretta GL/ dl range which was originally design for Innocenti by Bertone.

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