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
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
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
We've published an image of the Colombian Lambretta factory before which was an image of Indian SIL Lambrettas being assembled in South America, taken some time during the 1970s by the looks of it. However the company behind it, Auteco, are still going and in 2011 celebrated their 70th anniversary, which revealed some interesting photos... … Continue reading Lambrettas in Colombia – The Auteco Factory