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
It has been on the cards for a number of years, as reported by ScooterNova both online and in print, but the sad day has arrived when Scooters India Ltd has finally closed the doors of the last Lambretta factory in the world. After Innocenti ceased production of the Lambretta in Milan in 1971, they … Continue reading CLOSED – the final Lambretta factory in the world finally shuts its doors
To mark the 75th anniversary of Vespa, Piaggio – the creators and manufacturers of the famous scooter – are to produce a special version of the Primavera and GTS models that will only be sold during 2021. The patent for the first Vespa was filed by Italian manufacturer Piaggio on 23 April 1946. ScooterNova magazine celebrated … Continue reading Vespa 75th Anniversary Models Announced
The Brand New Edition 24 of ScooterNova magazine has landed, packed full of wonderful reading material and fabulous images to keep you enthralled over the coming weeks. We scoured the world for articles to fill edition 24 and in the process uncovered some real scooter gems. Who knew there was a Vespa factory in South Korea for … Continue reading Exciting new read – Edition 24 has landed!
We're pleased to announce that edition 24 of ScooterNova is now at the printers and we can't wait for the finished magazine to land! We have almost literally scoured the world for new and interesting scooter articles and have really enjoyed putting this edition together. Starting locally we have a tasty Lambretta SX200 from Norfolk … Continue reading New Magazine Coming Soon!
When Innocenti of Milan decided to sell its ‘motor division’ it was soon split in two. British Leyland (formerly British Motor Corporation), whose cars the Italian company had produced under licence for over a decade, took over the four-wheeled production line. But what about the scooters and three-wheelers? The fact that the scooter market was … Continue reading Has Scooters India Ltd finally finished?