Great Britain was apparently the only country in Europe where Lambretta sales outstripped those of Vespa back in the 50s and 60s, and the man behind that talks exclusively to ScooterNova magazine in the forthcoming edition 33. Lambretta Concessionaires Ltd were the British importers and Maurice Knight was employed from the very beginning to sell … Continue reading Fantastic scooters and exclusive interviews
Rare scooters for sale at specialist auction
Regular readers of ScooterNova magazine may have noticed in the latest edition an advert for a specialist scooter auction. Coincidentally in the same magazine we featured a rather rare scooter that will be for sale at the same event… Over the years I’ve seen numerous car and motorcycle specialist auctions dabble in selling … Continue reading Rare scooters for sale at specialist auction
New classic key rings and key holders in stock
A popular scooter accessory and item of ScooterNova merchandise, these exclusive keyrings and cases are the perfect finishing touch for any classic scooter, along with modern retro machines too. We have some new colours and designs available too, with all variations now available to buy from our online shop. Key Case Our retro key holder … Continue reading New classic key rings and key holders in stock
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?
Mike Karslake’s Lambretta & sidecar combo
Now here's an opportunity that only turns up once in a blue moon - the possibility to purchase a historically important Lambretta and sidecar outfit. Interested? Then read on… The scooter here is a 1959 Lambretta LI 150 Series 2 model and has an original and rare Watsonian Sports sidecar attached. This combination is very … Continue reading Mike Karslake’s Lambretta & sidecar combo
Classically English Lambretta
Presumably because of the success Lambretta Concessionaires had with the Italian scooters in the British market, parent company Innocenti chose to use a number of 'typically British' scenes on the cover of their in-house company magazine, Notiziario. This magazine is very much sought after today by Lambretta fans the world over and this image was … Continue reading Classically English Lambretta