Lambrettas from Spain

For those that didn't know, Innocenti issued a licence for Lambretta scooters to be manufactured in Spain and production there continued long after it ceased in Italy, finally coming to a halt around 1989. This advertisement is one of our favourites from the Spanish concern, Serveta, dating from the early to mid-1970s. For those who … Continue reading Lambrettas from Spain

Free Tax for Classic Scooters

While currently all vehicles in the UK are considered 'historic' for road tax (or Vehicle Excise Duty) purposes if manufactured prior to 1 January 1973, it seems that in the latest Government budget a decision has been made to revert to a rolling system. This will begin on 1 April 2014 and will be update … Continue reading Free Tax for Classic Scooters

The Colombian Lambretta Factory

Continuing our photographs of old scooter factories (and let's face, what's not to like about delving into this kind of history?), here's a shot of the Auteco Lambretta factory on Colombia that has been used by Scooter Restorations in their advertising material in the past. Auteco (Auto Technica Colombia) began assembling motorcycles in South America … Continue reading The Colombian Lambretta Factory

Lambretta Factory – Eibar, Spain

I can't remember where i found this photograph so apologies to whomever first uploaded it (let me know and I'll give you the credit, it's well deserved!). Anyway, I fell in love with this image straight away, of a chap working the metal presses in what must have been a very hot and noisy job. … Continue reading Lambretta Factory – Eibar, Spain