Something old, something new : Scomadi TL200

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

Scomadi 50 & 125 – Latest news

It seems the new Scomadi scooters are proving popular here in the UK, so we thought we'd bring you a little  update on what's been going on. Following the promo video launched in September 2014, The first 50cc production models arrived in Great Britain towards the end of 2014, and were sent immediately to Scomadi … Continue reading Scomadi 50 & 125 – Latest news

New geared 200cc Ape from Piaggio

Despite everyone in the world of scooter manufacturing favouring automatic (CVT) engines these days, Italian firm Piaggio have launched a new version of their three-wheeled Ape, with a 4-speed engine. Launched back in the 1940s shortly after their Vespa scooter, Piaggio developed the Vespa Ape (as it was known back then) as a small commercial … Continue reading New geared 200cc Ape from Piaggio

Scomadi Promo film – ready to launch!

The new British scooter brand Scomadi is ready to launch, and have just completed their 'background film' for their display stand at the forthcoming Intermot motorcycle show in Köln, Germany next week.It was only a week ago that we brough you photographs of the first scooters on the factory production line in China, and the … Continue reading Scomadi Promo film – ready to launch!

New Vespa VX Elegante for India

Launching their second 'special edition' Vespa for the local market, the Elegante will hit the streets of India on 20 September 2014. Vespa India have announced the latest model in their Vespa range, a 'premium' version of their VX range there, which for European and American readers is pretty much like the old Vespa LX … Continue reading New Vespa VX Elegante for India

New Scomadi Production Line Rolling

The latest news from China, via Preston – and Facebook – is that the production of the Scomadi 50cc scooters is well under way...The Scomadi Facebook page has pictures posted directly from China where they are inspecting the first scooters on the production line there. Good news, as this is a story we've been following … Continue reading New Scomadi Production Line Rolling