For those that like a bit of nostalgia, we've been trawling the internet while it was too cold to play in the shed and found a load of new-old scooter adverts and films which we've posted on to our main Scooternova website. We will link a few here over coming weeks for your pleasure and … Continue reading Lambretta Starsteam film – new footage added to website
As we've posted previously, 2014 is the 50th anniversary of the Arthur Francis (aka AF) S-type dealer special Lambretta scooters. As a result of said posts published on Scooternova, Chris Wylde contacted us to tell us a little about the original 250cc S-type he bought back in 1967; a certain TJH 25D. For those with … Continue reading Arthur Francis S-Type 250 – from Watford to Milan and Glagow!
Doing the rounds recently amongst the daily newspapers, is a story of a chap who has discovered a load of old photos from somewhere in Kent, among which is a 1960s press photo of a Lambretta being 'ridden' in the water off the beach in Brighton. Chris Hodge is the chap in question, from Chislehurst, … Continue reading Amphibious Lambretta J-range on film
Some old adverts appear timeless and this one from the mid-sixties is a good example. And what a great slogan too! So good in fact that car manufacturer Datsun used it in the 1970s too.
It's easy to look at today's line up of modern Vespa scooters and condemn it for being boring, especially if you're a diehard Lambretta fan, but is that really fair? After all Lambretta weren't exactly setting the world alight all of the time... So today we have the Vespa GTS which comes as 125 and … Continue reading 1950s Lambretta line up – lacklustre or not?
Today Jo Wood is known to many for her range of organic products, as former wife of a Rolling Stone and to some, a contestant on BBCTV's Strictly Come Dancing. Before all that however, she was a model and was also photographed many a time with a Lambretta scooter or two. A well-known name in … Continue reading Jo Wood – the Lambretta Connection