Antwerp Custom Show & ScooterNova magazine

As our 2018 Casa Lambretta calendar flips over to March, we've got an Innocenti Lambro promotional photo to admire for the rest of the month. Coincidentally, this weekend sees the Antwerp Custom Show taking place and their 'theme' for this year's event is "3-wheeled scooters, sidecars, Apes & Lambros." ScooterNova magazine will also have a … Continue reading Antwerp Custom Show & ScooterNova magazine

Rare Vespa Accessory

We love a 3-wheeler and so when we discover something strange even about these little vehicles, it catches our attention. Like this Ape which we spotted at the Museo Piaggio at the Piaggio factory in Pontedera in Italy. Both Innocenti and Piaggio made commercial versions of their respective Lambretta and Vespa scooters and while a … Continue reading Rare Vespa Accessory

A 5-wheeled Vespa?

Many scooterists consider the commercial vehicles produced by Innocenti and Piaggio (the same manufacturers as our beloved Lambretta and Vespa) to also have a certain appeal, even if they do feature more than the regulation two wheels! Both Piaggio and Innocenti produced 3-wheeled variants of their scooters for trade use. At first these were basically … Continue reading A 5-wheeled Vespa?

The Fantastic Vespa Ape – have you seen a bigger load?

Searching the internet earlier I came across this photo taken by Roy Prasad who had it posted on his Flickr acount, so I hope he doesn't mind it being shared. Whilst Roy's interest is apparently photography, ours here is of course the subject matter in this instance – a dramatically overloaded Piaggio Ape three-wheeled commercial … Continue reading The Fantastic Vespa Ape – have you seen a bigger load?