Project 5 – another Butcher Garage Vespa

In October of last year we brought you news and pictures of a couple of stunning Vespas  from behind the former Iron Curtain, and now, 12 months later here's another to appreciate. Like before, this Vespa – Project 5 – is from the Butcher Garage in St Petersburg, albeit this time a smallframe with little … Continue reading Project 5 – another Butcher Garage Vespa

London to Milan Lambretta ride, 1965

The second recorded London to Milan Lambretta ride took place in 1965, starting at the RAC Club in London's Pall Mall. Ian Speller and Bob Webb took turns to ride a Lambretta TV200 and managed the trip in 19 hours 35 minutes, clocked upon their arrival at the Innocenti offices in Milan. This gave them … Continue reading London to Milan Lambretta ride, 1965

Quadrophenia Replica Lambretta sells for over $200,000!

On Saturday 23 November Sotheby's in New York held a charity auction in aid of RED, a charity founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver in 2006 to engage business and people in the fight against AIDS. Designers Jony Ive (design boss at Apple) and Marc Newson collaborated with musician Bono to organise the charity auction … Continue reading Quadrophenia Replica Lambretta sells for over $200,000!