New Bajaj Chetak – a modern classic in the making?

Back in 2016 we speculated that Bajaj Auto of India were to bring back their popular Chetak scooter to the market. It seems we were partially correct... On 17 October 2019 Bajaj unveiled their new Chetak scooter; a classic name from their range once bestowed upon a scooter produced from old Piaggio tooling.Bajaj were once … Continue reading New Bajaj Chetak – a modern classic in the making?

Scooter rallies 2016 – our new promo video

Yes finally, a new video to watch! But first apologies for the abnormally quiet period from us but we've had a few exciting things going on in the background that we'll be able to share with you  over the coming weeks and months! Another reason is that we've also been putting together this little promotional … Continue reading Scooter rallies 2016 – our new promo video

LML – What does the future hold?

The story of LML scooters is a chequered one, probably more so than any other Italian scooter that ended up being produced in India. But what lies ahead for  the last manufacturer of geared scooters outside of Italy? By the way, when we say "last manufacturer of geared scooters" we are aware Piaggio recently ceased … Continue reading LML – What does the future hold?

Milan Motorcycle Show 2016 – New scooters, parts, lids & stuff!

As the annual Milan Motorcycle Show draws to a close, you may ask what were the highlights there over the last six days? Luckily Scooternova were on hand to capture the cream of the classic, modern, auto and geared scooter news for you. Euro 4 But first the boring news; Euro 4 regulations for powered … Continue reading Milan Motorcycle Show 2016 – New scooters, parts, lids & stuff!

Exclusive – NEW Electric Vespa Announced!

 Ending the 70 Years of Vespa anniversary celebrations, Piaggio chose the Milan Motorcycle Show to unveil what could potentially be the next chapter in the marque's history. Going Green The environmental impact of motor vehicles is arguably more the concern of gas guzzling 4-wheelers rather than nippy little commuter scooters. However the powered-two-wheel market gets … Continue reading Exclusive – NEW Electric Vespa Announced!

Vespa (Ape) On Ice!

No folks, this is not a festive show featuring beloved childhood cartoon characters held at Wembley Arena, but instead a form of scooter racing to while away the winter months... The Sole Valley is a valley in Trentino, northern Italy and when the skiers have gone, the locals get their Vespa/ Piaggio Ape three-wheelers out … Continue reading Vespa (Ape) On Ice!

Vespa Ape Lighthouse

There is no more to say other than for all those doubting the versatility of Piaggio's Vespa Ape three-wheelers, well here is yet another example of useful they can be! And for those who like their Apes we have some more posts here and here and here and here amongst others, and if you search … Continue reading Vespa Ape Lighthouse