When it comes to rare classic scooters, dual-control tuition scooters have got to be high on that list. I mean, when was the last time you saw one? The origins and reasons behind the creation of these tuition scooters in the 1960s, both Vespa and Lambretta, are explored in the new edition 32 of ScooterNova … Continue reading Tuition Scooters of the 1960s
Lot 23 at the Motoclassica auction in Melbourne, Australia on 24 October 2015 is a '1953 Bastert Einspurauto Motor Scooter', an opportunity for any scooterist with a liking for double-entendres would struggle to avoid! Helmut Bastert's factory in Bielefeld, Germany built scooters for a short period between 1949 and the mid 1950s. Expensive scooters even … Continue reading Buy a Bastert scooter!
For those that didn't know, there was a factory producing Lambretta scooters in Brazil from the 1950s until possibly as late as the 1980s, although those late models were in fact derivatives of the old Lambretta 3-wheeler which at first glance looked little like the vehicles they were based upon (they also produced them in … Continue reading Rare Lambretta Standard for sale
Spotted on ebay earlier, this 1960 British Swallow Gadabout scooter for sale, all up and running. The Swallow Sidecar Company was formed in the 1920s, producing (as their name suggests) motorcycle sidecars, as well as specialising in coachworks. In the 1930s they branched into the car market as SS Cars Ltd, although after World War … Continue reading Classic British scooter for sale – Swallow that pre-dates Lambretta (and with a Jaguar car link!)