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

Cross Country & Into Europe – more 2017 scooter riding videos

We've a couple more videos of our adventures in 2017 we'd like to share with you, both of which involve   plenty of scooter riding fun! So with no further delay, our first short film is from the LCGB organised Coast-to-Coast run early on in the year, which started in a grey, wet north-east, took … Continue reading Cross Country & Into Europe – more 2017 scooter riding videos

New Sena systems in Milan – Ride Connected

Rider communication experts Sena, had some tidy new products to show us in Milan, notably their new 30k intercom which uses their new 'mesh' system for networking up to 30 units!  It also utilises Bluetooth enabling mobile phone and satnav connection, and claimed range (depending on mode and connections) is up to 8km.  They also … Continue reading New Sena systems in Milan – Ride Connected

New Davida Koura helmet launched in Milan

We are in Milan for a couple of days at the Motorcycle Show here and the first new product to share with you is a full image of the new Davida Koura crash helmet we teased you with a couple of days ago.  The New Davida 94 FF Koura features an "Advanced ' orbital laminated' … Continue reading New Davida Koura helmet launched in Milan

and so it begins…. Vespa 70th Anniversary

In this our year of the 70th anniversary of Vespa, the Guardian newspaper report that the Vespa is under threat in the very city of its inception. Two wheels bad? from the Guardian In the Italian city of Genoa, the mayor has postponed the daytime curb of pre-1999 motorcycles intended to reduce smog after the … Continue reading and so it begins…. Vespa 70th Anniversary

Concepts at Tokyo Motor Show

Suzuki has unveiled a number of new concept models at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, two of which we think are of interest to scooterists.  The Concept GSX sports bike was "designed to highlight the potential and the future development of Suzuki’s GSX ranges, from GSX-R and Hayabusa to GSX-S." 'So what?' You may ask. … Continue reading Concepts at Tokyo Motor Show