Industrialist and former chairman of the Bajaj group Rahul Bajaj passed away on Saturday 12 February 2022 at his home following to illness, according to statement by the company. Rahul Bajaj, who stood down from his position of non-executive director and chairman of Bajaj Auto last year, was born in 1938 and took charge charge … Continue reading RIP Rahul Bajaj, father of the Chetak scooter
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?
Edition 10 of ScooterNova magazine is being finished, ready to be sent to the printers next week. We’re very excited and proud to announce that of the many exclusive features inside we have the famous 1980s show-winning custom scooter of Jeremy Howlett, Wake! Now with a new owner and painstakingly restored to its former glory, … Continue reading Wake Up – ScooterNova 10 is on its way!
Once a scooter with a waiting list measured in years, the Vespa derived Bajaj Chetak was a mainstay of the Indian nation for decades. And then one day, in 2006, Bajaj made the decision to cease scooter production, citing that in their opinion the Indian market was heading towards a two-wheeled sector that would be … Continue reading Rumour Mill – a new Bajaj Chetak for 2017
What better endorsement for your product than to have members of the Royal Family as proud owners? That was the claim of Douglas (Sales and Service) Ltd during the 60s, that the Vespa scooters they imported and produced were 'By Royal Appointment'. The advert above is for the Bristol-built Vespa 150 Sportique model, the British … Continue reading Vespa – By Royal Appointment