It may surprise some to learn that motor-scooters not only existed before the stylish post-WW2 Italian Lambretta and Vespa machines, but that there was a small but flourishing British scooter industry producing them too. In 1920, the Coventry-based Kenilworth was one of half a dozen or so scooters you could buy in the UK, alongside … Continue reading Rare 1920s British scooters and barn-find Lambretta GT200 for sale
A popular scooter accessory and item of ScooterNova merchandise, these exclusive keyrings and cases are the perfect finishing touch for any classic scooter, along with modern retro machines too. We have some new colours and designs available too, with all variations now available to buy from our online shop. Key Case Our retro key holder … Continue reading New classic key rings and key holders in stock
The name Arthur Francis has become legendary amongst scooterists around the world, and deservedly so. From humble beginnings working for a scooter shop in Watford, Hertfordshire, to setting up his own scooter shop (Lambretta and Vespa dealership) along with a Fiat car showroom too, Arthur is often associated with the S-Type Lambretta dealer special. While … Continue reading Arthur Francis – a true scooter legend
Here in Great Britain we’re lucky to have the Lambretta Museum in Weston-super-Mare, offering an example of every scooter Innocenti produced from Model A to GP, as well as Lambrettas from further afield such as France, Germany, Spain and India too. It’s a great place to visit, whether in Weston for a rally or a … Continue reading Collection of Rare Scooters For Sale
Sad news today as we learned that the legendary Arthur Francis has passed away. There can’t be many in the world of scooters that do not know his name, the former scooter shop proprietor having his initials painted on the panels of classic Lambrettas the world over. Starting out riding motorcycles, it was a Lambretta … Continue reading Arthur Francis – RIP
We're pleased to announce that edition 24 of ScooterNova is now at the printers and we can't wait for the finished magazine to land! We have almost literally scoured the world for new and interesting scooter articles and have really enjoyed putting this edition together. Starting locally we have a tasty Lambretta SX200 from Norfolk … Continue reading New Magazine Coming Soon!