DIY electric motor conversion for classic scooters

Love your classic scooter but want a greener commute? Or possibly you live in a city that is legislating against petrol-powered transport? Then maybe Laurent from Smeets Classics in the Netherlands has a solution here for you. Laurent has been developing an electric conversion kit for four years or so, designed to be sold across … Continue reading DIY electric motor conversion for classic scooters

What was your first Lambretta?

If you've not seen the latest edition 20 of ScooterNova magazine yet, one of the most popular features inside seems to be the overview of the Lambretta J-range, the smallframe rivals to the little Vespas from Piaggio. Apart from the history of the model from development and through production, the  article looks at the growing … Continue reading What was your first Lambretta?

Full of scooter goodness!

Edition 20 of ScooterNova magazine is at the printers and if you've not ordered your copy yet, there's no time like the present! Despite restrictions we've put together one hell of a magazine for you all, with some fantastic articles by some amazing people. Vittorio Tessera reveals a rare Innocenti experimental 200cc Lambretta engine that … Continue reading Full of scooter goodness!

Viva Cento!

This is a lovely collectable piece of classic scooter and motor vehicle ephemera to have, an original invitation to the UK launch of the Lambretta Cento scooter. Part of the original 1960s press pack, the date of the event at the Waldorf Hotel in London was postponed from 11 March 1964 to 17 March 1964 … Continue reading Viva Cento!

Remade Lambretta parts and kits for smallies

Casa Lambretta have been busy of late, which readers of ScooterNova magazine will know from our 'New products' pages. Their latest announcement is that production of remade Lambretta forks is about to begin in Italy. Casa Lambretta tell us that they will be, "Manufactured in Italy exclusively for Casa utilising the best materials available." Eight … Continue reading Remade Lambretta parts and kits for smallies

Christmas Boredom? Scooter films!

Over-indulged in food, drink and relatives already? If you're looking for a break from festivities then can we cordially invite you to check out some of the film footage we've come across and posted on our main website? We reckon you'll like them and viewing them and they should kill time until your next turkey … Continue reading Christmas Boredom? Scooter films!

Lambretta Junior original film

The great smallframe scooter battle between Lambretta and Vespa took place in the mid-1960s, which Vespa eventually won. However...  Can't help but love the Lambretta J125 Starstream though, just check out this promotional video of it from 1967...