Want to learn more about what went on behind the scenes when it comes to selling Lambretta and Vespa scooters in the UK? Maybe your interest is in 1970s scooter racing, or aftermarket parts for your scooter? All this and more will be part of ScooterExpo 2 that takes place on 21 May at Alfreton … Continue reading An invitation behind the scenes – Vespa & Lambretta
We’ve been out and about recently photographing a number of interesting scooters to feature in forthcoming editions of ScooterNova magazine. Two of those are small frame Vespas, both with interesting tales to tell and also coming up for auction this week. The oldest is a 1964 Vespa 50S that was originally imported and sold in … Continue reading Rare Vespas in ScooterNova and under the hammer
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
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
In the 21st century a brand new, 4-speed, classic 2-stroke powered Lambretta is a rare sight to behold. But we've got one for you in the brand new edition 30 (March/April 2022) of ScooterNova magazine. Not content with that, we also have one of the first autolube Vespa scooters ever produced, a Sprint that was … Continue reading Brand New Lambretta, the first autolube Vespa + plenty more scooters too!
Always striving to bring you the most interesting scooter related articles we can, ScooterNova is proud to have a trio of rare classics in the brand new edition of the magazine. Inside number 30 we have the first Vespa Sprint from 1960 with autolube, or Automatic Fuelmix as it was named at the time. Yes, … Continue reading Rare Classic Scooters Unearthed in New ScooterNova Magazine