So how many of you have a Bertone-designed Lambretta dl/ Grand Prix scooter or one of its derivatives? And do you really know everything about this classic Italian model?
Posted in 1960s, 1970s, Lambretta, Scooter Event |
Tagged 125, 50th, colombia, deluxe, designer, dl, Grand Prix, Jo Karslake, karslake, kelvinator, lambretta, lucknow, Milan, racing, scootering, scooters india ltd, SIL, Vijai, vijay |
There are those who ‘fettle’ in their sheds, some simply ‘maintain’. There are a few however with the ability to ‘create’ and the Dystopian Project scooter is the result of Continue reading
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Tagged 125, 150, API, built, CAD, DIY, engineering, garagista, gp200, Grand Prix, Indian, lambretta, lcgb, liquid cooled, machined, practical scootering, RT 195, scooter magazine, scooter scewne, scooter world, scootering, scooterist, scooternova, shed build, SIL, Super, Vijai, vijay, york scooter club |
While snow is falling around western Europe possibly in amounts only our Scandinavian readers are prepared for, brave postal delivery people are making sure that the sound of the new ScooterNova magazine falling onto door mats across the nation cheers people up in these cold months! Continue reading
Posted in 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, Lambretta, New Products, Road Trip, scooter, Scooter Factory, Scooter Rally, Tested Products, Vespa |
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From time to time we receive offers of classic Lambretta and Vespa scooters from suppliers in India, as well as receiving email ‘updates’ from various sources about some ‘nice Lambretta scooters’ on eBay. However, if you are in the market for your first Continue reading
Posted in 1960s, 1970s, Lambretta, Scooter Factory |
Tagged 125, 150, Allwyn pushpak, Andhra Pradesh scooters, API, deluxe, dl, GP, Grand Prix, Lambretta GP200, Lamby, Li, Mac 175, Polo, scooters india limited, Super, Vijai, vijay |
Searching the internet earlier I came across this photo taken by
Roy Prasad who had it posted on his Flickr acount, so I hope he doesn’t mind it being shared.
Piaggio Ape © Roy Prasad
Whilst Roy’s interest is apparently photography, ours here is of course the subject matter in this instance – a dramatically overloaded
Piaggio Ape three-wheeled commercial scooter/ vehicle.
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Tagged 175cc, 1960s, 3 wheeler, autorickshaw, coconut husks, India, lambro, Piaggio, rickshaw, scooter factory, three wheeler, Vespa, Vespa ape, vijay, Vikram |
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.
Posted in Lambretta, New Scooters, scooter, Scooter Factory |
Tagged GP150, gp200, Innocenti, Italjet, lambretta, Lambretta Pato, LN125, Motom, scooter, scooter factory, SIL, TnG Volare, Valeria Marini, vijai super, vijay |