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Electric scooter figures in Lambretta return

Iconic Italian scooter brand Lambretta is expected to return to Australia in September with three models, followed by an electric version. Last year, the iconic Italian scooter brand celebrated its 70th anniversary with an anniversary V-Special model (pictured above), a Euro4-compliant range and plans to develop an electric scooter. Around the same time, Mojo Motorcycles …

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Should moped riders have a motorcycle licence?

Some governments around the world allow unlicensed teenagers and motorists with a full car licence to ride a 50cc moped. However, there are also riders and authorities that believe moped riders should have a motorcycle licence or that mopeds should be off the road altogether.  (Laws vary throughout the world, but a moped is usually …

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Vespa unveils Sei Giorni special edition motorcycle sales

Vespa unveils Sei Giorni special edition

Vespa has released a limited-edition Vespa 300 Sei Giorni to honour the model built for the 1951 Sei Giorni Internazionale di Varese regularity competition. It is based on the GTS 300 Super Sport, but adds black highlights, a special edition serial numbered plate, dual-coloured saddle with piping and contrast stitching, exposed metal pipe and a …

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Kymco AK550 Dash distracted

Kymco scooter has ‘smart’ dashboard

Facebook updates, weather reports, news and even a radar that tracks your riding mates are part of the futuristic smart instrument panel on the new Kymco AK550 maxi scooter. But what, thee’s more on the “Noodoe” dashboard. It also greets you with your favourite photo, tracks missed calls and messages, directs you to the nearest …

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2017 Vespa GTS 150 with stop-start technology

Vespa adds stop-start tech to save fuel

The new Vespa GTS scooter range includes stop-start technology to switch off the engine when stationary and automatically restart when the brake is released. Stop-start technology has been used in many cars for several years now and was introduced by Honda on the PCX 125 scooter in 2010. Yamaha has added it to their Janus 125 …

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Lambretta V-Special "Vendetta" return

Lambretta plans return to Australia

Iconic Italian scooter brand Lambretta is planning a return to Australia by the end of this year with a range of new models. Lambretta has just celebrated its 70th anniversary with an anniversary V-Special model and an revamped range, including an electric scooter. International Sales Manager Michael Fulton has confirmed that the company will return to …

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Lambretta V-Special "Vendetta"

Lambretta plans Vendetta on copycats

Lambretta is celebrating its 70th anniversary with a revamped range, including an electric scooter, and a vendetta on copycat Asian models. The iconic Italian scooter company says the global market is flooded with replicas of classic Lambrettas from China, India and Thailand. Mother company Innocenti SA, of Lugano, has announced it will take a strict stance …

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Czech Cezeta 506 electric scooter

Czech Čezeta 506 scooter goes electric

After a 50-year gap, Czech scooter brand Čezeta has revived the iconic torpedo-shaped 506 scooter, but now as an electric vehicle. Čezeta built scooters from 1957 to 1964 as a subsidiary of Česká Zbrojovka Strakonice (ČZ) which made motorcycles from 1935 to 1997. Production resumed in 2013 with the prototype of the retro-style Type 506 …

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