It's Monday morning, it's 2016 and so we're still celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Vespa scooter. So what more excuse do we need to share with you a rarely seen Piaggio television advertisement for the Vespa P-range from the 1970s. If you were watching TV or visited the cinema in Italy back then you … Continue reading Vespa PX video – 70 years of Vespa
For those that didn't know, Innocenti issued a licence for Lambretta scooters to be manufactured in Spain and production there continued long after it ceased in Italy, finally coming to a halt around 1989. This advertisement is one of our favourites from the Spanish concern, Serveta, dating from the early to mid-1970s. For those who … Continue reading Lambrettas from Spain
Back in 1977, Italian scooter manufacturer Piaggio launched not just a new Vespa scooter but a new range of Vespas. I'm sure they didn't realise back then that they'd still be manufacturing a PX in 2015, but they are, and this Italian television advert shows the first models in the range from 1977... Vespa P-range … Continue reading 70s TV advert – the ubiquitous Vespa PX
For those that like a bit of nostalgia, we've been trawling the internet while it was too cold to play in the shed and found a load of new-old scooter adverts and films which we've posted on to our main Scooternova website. We will link a few here over coming weeks for your pleasure and … Continue reading Lambretta Starsteam film – new footage added to website
Some old adverts appear timeless and this one from the mid-sixties is a good example. And what a great slogan too! So good in fact that car manufacturer Datsun used it in the 1970s too.