A few days ago we brought you an old advert from 1981 of the API Lamby scooter and Mac 175S, and prior to that an article about scooters in India along with the perils of buying a restoration blind over the internet. Since then we've had a couple of people asking about the Mac 175S, … Continue reading The API Mac 175 (not a Lambretta or Apple Mac!)
Automobile Products of India Ltd (API) were the first company in India to produce Lambretta scooters there, beginning in the late 50s by assembling the D and LD models from CKD (complete knock down) parts sent by Innocenti from Italy, before progressing to full production of the Li Series 2 model. API continued producing this … Continue reading Lambretta Series 2 – Pedigree Shows!
From time to time we receive offers of classic Lambretta and Vespa scooters from suppliers in India, as well as receiving email 'updates' from various sources about some 'nice Lambretta scooters' on eBay. However, if you are in the market for your first classic scooter you may want to do a little research before parting … Continue reading Beware buying Indian Lambrettas & Vespas online