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

Lambretta Pacemaker

We came across this old advert for the Lambretta Pacemaker recently, in a 1960s British scooter magazine. Apart from being  a great period advert and the chance for a wry smile at their wording back then, it also reminded that we have a Silver Special frame and various bits festering at the back of the … Continue reading Lambretta Pacemaker