The 1950s were the heydays of the post-war scooter boom, and we've a fantastic trio in edition 1 of ScooterNova for you to enjoy. The Racer First up is actually a replica, or rather a homage to an original racing scooter produced by Innocenti in MIlan. To prove the worth of their then new Lambretta … Continue reading 1950s Scooter Icons
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Brand New Lambretta, the first autolube Vespa + plenty more scooters too!
In the 21st century a brand new, 4-speed, classic 2-stroke powered Lambretta is a rare sight to behold. But we've got one for you in the brand new edition 30 (March/April 2022) of ScooterNova magazine. Not content with that, we also have one of the first autolube Vespa scooters ever produced, a Sprint that was … Continue reading Brand New Lambretta, the first autolube Vespa + plenty more scooters too!
Tuning a 50s classic Lambretta
The Lambretta LD was produced by Innocenti for most of the 1950s and together with with it's open-frame sibling, the Model D, hundreds of thousands were sold. Great for their time, but not really suitable for modern roads. Until now... In edition 22 of ScooterNova magazine we exclusively road test the new Granturismo LD150 Reed … Continue reading Tuning a 50s classic Lambretta
Scooters Calendar 2021 – perfect gift for Christmas
Following the success of last year's calendar, we here at ScooterNova magazine produced another for 2021. And yes, we are full of optimism because forward thinking is the way to go! Anyway, the 2021 calendar features both Lambretta and Vespa scooters, plus a vintage Peugeot too. Each and every scooter has graced the pages of … Continue reading Scooters Calendar 2021 – perfect gift for Christmas
Rimini Lambretta Centre – new year, new structure
We've known the folks at Rimini Lambretta Centre for many years now, shared many an adventure with them and had the pleasure of not only their company both in Italy as well as hosting them in the UK, but also their scooters and scooter skills too (in fact RLC kindly did the engine for my … Continue reading Rimini Lambretta Centre – new year, new structure
Mike Karslake’s Model D
When the late Mike Karslake's Lambretta Museum went up for auction in the early 1990s, the scooters were scattered across the four corners, many to become insignificant Lambrettas once more. However his restored Model D with the reg number LAM 150D stood out for all the right reasons, and the story of what happened to … Continue reading Mike Karslake’s Model D