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?
Edition 16 of ScooterNova is well on the way to completion and we're pretty excited about what's inside! Not only some great articles, but we're also doing something a little special for all those who subscribe to the magazine. We have a FREE 2020 wall-planner for subscribers that will be sent out with edition 16 … Continue reading FREE 2020 wall-planner with ScooterNova magazine
Scooter theft and related crime has sadly featured on many newsfeeds over the last 18 months or so, but hopefully the tide is turning. Once police officers had confirmation of that they wouldn’t be prosecuted if a thieving scrote crashed while being chased on a stolen vehicle, they became more of a deterrent. Even if … Continue reading Scooter theft, Vespa deals and electric classics
This might sound like scaremongering, but plans are afoot to charge both two and four-wheeled vehicles of a certain age to drive in London, and if it’s not stopped now then this policy will certainly extend around the UK to other towns and cities. What is ULEZ? Transport for London (TfL) have created the ULEZ … Continue reading Threat to ban classic scooters from British roads
Ending the 70 Years of Vespa anniversary celebrations, Piaggio chose the Milan Motorcycle Show to unveil what could potentially be the next chapter in the marque's history. Going Green The environmental impact of motor vehicles is arguably more the concern of gas guzzling 4-wheelers rather than nippy little commuter scooters. However the powered-two-wheel market gets … Continue reading Exclusive – NEW Electric Vespa Announced!
In the past we've posted about the Vespa mopeds that some traditionalists may not class as real Vespas, but Piaggio weren't alone in using their brand name on a widening range of products to meet customer demands. Innocenti first produced their Lambretta 48 moped in the 1950s, but it didn't really do well compared to … Continue reading Rare Lambretta SX
More classic Vespa USA promotional material from the 1970s courtesy of The Marquis' blog. Maybe not everyone's cup of tea regarding transport, but interesting nonetheless we feel. https://themarquisblogger.wordpress.com/2015/12/16/piaggio-usa/