Regular readers of ScooterNova magazine may have noticed in the latest edition an advert for a specialist scooter auction. Coincidentally in the same magazine we featured a rather rare scooter that will be for sale at the same event… Over the years I’ve seen numerous car and motorcycle specialist auctions dabble in selling … Continue reading Rare scooters for sale at specialist auction
In the 21st century a brand new, 4-speed, classic 2-stroke powered Lambretta is a rare sight to behold. But we've got one for you in the brand new edition 30 (March/April 2022) of ScooterNova magazine. Not content with that, we also have one of the first autolube Vespa scooters ever produced, a Sprint that was … Continue reading Brand New Lambretta, the first autolube Vespa + plenty more scooters too!
Always intrigued by new scooters that break convention, we first brought you details of the new 125cc Piaggio MyMoover delivery scooter back in April on this blog. In May Scooternova were invited by Piaggio to test ride a number of new scooters in their fleet and subsequently became the first in the UK to try … Continue reading First Ride – New Piaggio 3-wheel Delivery Scooter: MyMoover 125
Back in 1951, NSU of Germany signed a deal with Innocenti of Italy to build Lambretta scooters at their factory in Neckarsulm under licence. The deal was to last for five years, but it seems that the Germans weren't happy simply producing someone else's product and instead preferred to develop their own. But first, a … Continue reading NSU Scooters – the Lambretta evolution
Congratulations to Markus Andre Mayer who set himself a challenge to beat a 2010 record of riding a standard 125cc scooter the greatest distance within 24 hours. The trip took place at the beginning of September on a new 125cc Scomadi automatic scooter, and after analysing the data of the speedometer and the GPS tracking … Continue reading One Scomadi, 10 countries, 24 hours, 1961 km!
Have you recently won the lottery? Or are you one of those people who feels that the rare 'hand built' Vespa 946 scooters are not exclusive enough? Well, we've got good news for you then folks! Celebrating 130 years of the Piaggio Group (remember, they manufactured trains and planes before turning to scooters after World … Continue reading The Giorgio Armani Vespa 946 Collection