NSU Scooters – the Lambretta evolution

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

One Scomadi, 10 countries, 24 hours, 1961 km!

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!

The Giorgio Armani Vespa 946 Collection

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

Lambretta monument unveiled in Milan

The city of Milan has finally recognised the Lambretta which was produced there from 1947 until 1971, and on 13 December 2014 a monument to this humble motor-scooter was unveiled. The Lambretta was an important part of industrial history of Italy, the Innocenti family having a factory on the northern outskirts of Milan since the … Continue reading Lambretta monument unveiled in Milan

Scomadi UK (and Ireland) Dealer network announced

Scomadi scooters have just announced the dealer network for their forthcoming range of scooters. A dozen dealers have been appointed to begin with, covering England from Tyne and Wear in the north-east to Bournemouth in Dorset, as well as South Wales, Belfast in Northern Ireland and Dublin south of the border. Produced for Scomadi by … Continue reading Scomadi UK (and Ireland) Dealer network announced

Scomadi Promo film – ready to launch!

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.It was only a week ago that we brough you photographs of the first scooters on the factory production line in China, and the … Continue reading Scomadi Promo film – ready to launch!

New Scomadi Production Line Rolling

The latest news from China, via Preston – and Facebook – is that the production of the Scomadi 50cc scooters is well under way...The Scomadi Facebook page has pictures posted directly from China where they are inspecting the first scooters on the production line there. Good news, as this is a story we've been following … Continue reading New Scomadi Production Line Rolling