Twenty years after the first generation of Piaggio’s Beverly scooter was born in 2001, the Italian manufacturer unveiled the new Piaggio Beverly on their piaggio.com website as 2020 drew to a close. Large wheeled scooters have never really caught on in the UK, but in Europe the fashion-conscience riders appreciate that the increased diameter helps … Continue reading New Beverly 300 & 400 scooters for 2021
Whether you’re a fan of modern automatic scooters or not, there is no denying that the latest offering from Italjet pushes boundaries with regards to design. And, in my opinion, the current scooter market desperately needs this! For the main, Italian firm Italjet have been associated with making things a little different, from motorbikes in … Continue reading Italjet – shaking up the scooter market again
Back in 2016 we speculated that Bajaj Auto of India were to bring back their popular Chetak scooter to the market. It seems we were partially correct... On 17 October 2019 Bajaj unveiled their new Chetak scooter; a classic name from their range once bestowed upon a scooter produced from old Piaggio tooling.Bajaj were once … Continue reading New Bajaj Chetak – a modern classic in the making?
Back in November 2018, Italjet showed a new version of their Dragster scooter at Eicma, aka the Milan Motorcycle Show. After years of showing mainly electric bicycles there with the occasional appearance of an Asian-looking scooter, or an old Dragster with a Piaggio 250cc 4stroke engine in it, we wondered if this was indeed the … Continue reading New Italjet Dragster coming soon?
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
Everyone appreciates a quality gift at Christmas, and the good news is that with ScooterNova you can buy quality at an affordable price. Not only that, but if you choose to buy a friend or relative a ScooterNova magazine subscription this year, we'll give you a free ScooterNova Christmas card in the post so you … Continue reading ScooterNova subscriptions Christmas gift
Scooternova is all about the old. We love our scootering heritage and have collected an extensive personal archive of magazines, photographs, literature and memorabilia over many years. Lambrettas, Vespas and all the other wild and wonderful scooters that we have owned, ridden and swooned over. Scooternova is all about Scooters. When a British company take … Continue reading Something old, something new : Scomadi TL200