Edition 20 of ScooterNova magazine is at the printers and if you've not ordered your copy yet, there's no time like the present! Despite restrictions we've put together one hell of a magazine for you all, with some fantastic articles by some amazing people. Vittorio Tessera reveals a rare Innocenti experimental 200cc Lambretta engine that … Continue reading Full of scooter goodness!
This is a lovely collectable piece of classic scooter and motor vehicle ephemera to have, an original invitation to the UK launch of the Lambretta Cento scooter. Part of the original 1960s press pack, the date of the event at the Waldorf Hotel in London was postponed from 11 March 1964 to 17 March 1964 … Continue reading Viva Cento!
Casa Lambretta have been busy of late, which readers of ScooterNova magazine will know from our 'New products' pages. Their latest announcement is that production of remade Lambretta forks is about to begin in Italy. Casa Lambretta tell us that they will be, "Manufactured in Italy exclusively for Casa utilising the best materials available." Eight … Continue reading Remade Lambretta parts and kits for smallies
The great smallframe scooter battle between Lambretta and Vespa took place in the mid-1960s, which Vespa eventually won. However... Can't help but love the Lambretta J125 Starstream though, just check out this promotional video of it from 1967...
Doing the rounds recently amongst the daily newspapers, is a story of a chap who has discovered a load of old photos from somewhere in Kent, among which is a 1960s press photo of a Lambretta being 'ridden' in the water off the beach in Brighton. Chris Hodge is the chap in question, from Chislehurst, … Continue reading Amphibious Lambretta J-range on film
A cruel person could suggest that the glamorous model is with this Lambretta in a desperate attempt to sell an unpopular model. We're not like that though, owning a Starstream Lambretta does that to you! The fact is it wasn't that unpopular, it's just that the Vespa small frames sold more and the late 60s … Continue reading A baby Lambretta
What is there not to like about a Lambretta J-range? The Junior range of Lambrettas were introduced by Innocenti in the 1960s in an attempt to capture the then emerging market for lightweight, small capacity scooters. Although thousands were sold, they weren't really a success, the rival Vespa cornering the market with their arguably more … Continue reading Lambretta Starstream