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?
Tag: Grand Prix
Lambretta Club Great Britain – Best Supporting Member Championship Events 2020
Hot off the press at the LCGB AGM, here's the list of signing on rallies for the 2020 best supporting member championship: 7 March: Modrapheniacs SC rally 10 – 13 April: Whitby National Rally 2 May: LCGB North Coast 500 8 - 10 May: Tenby National Rally 16 May: Doncaster Hunters SC rally 22 - … Continue reading Lambretta Club Great Britain – Best Supporting Member Championship Events 2020
Innocenti Lambretta – the final inventory
In edition 16 of ScooterNova magazine we celebrate the Bertone-designed dl/Grand Prix model, which was the final new Lambretta to be produced in Italy before Innocenti closed their scooter division. You can read more about that here and buy the magazine here. Our regular contributor and Innocenti archivist Vittorio Tessera has just uncovered a very … Continue reading Innocenti Lambretta – the final inventory
Lambretta dl/GP at 50
So how many of you have a Bertone-designed Lambretta dl/ Grand Prix scooter or one of its derivatives? And do you really know everything about this classic Italian model? The last brand new Lambretta scooter to be designed and produced rolled off the line in 1969. Known as the dl to most (Grand Prix to … Continue reading Lambretta dl/GP at 50
Are you ready for sweet sixteen?
It's all about the numbers. The 50th anniversary of the Vespa 50 Special; 50 years since the Lambretta dl/Grand Prix was launched; we've got a new 225, a 180 reunion and more digits to boot! So what's inside the new edition of ScooterNova magazine then? There are another 100 pages packed full of fantastic scooter-related … Continue reading Are you ready for sweet sixteen?
Ultimate 80s scooter memorabilia?
Is this the ultimate 1980s custom scooter memorabilia? If you’ve got money to spare and plenty of shelf space then the show-winning trophies for the custom Lambretta's Dazzle, Wake and Spirit Walker are being sold via a well known internet auction site. The decision was made following a break-in at the Howlett family storage garage in … Continue reading Ultimate 80s scooter memorabilia?