Ducati signs deal for electric scooters

Ducati signs deal for electric scooters

Whoever thought they would hear the words “Ducati” and “electric scooters” in the same sentence? But now it seems Perth-based Vmoto who manufacturers in China has signed a licence agreement with the Italian manufacturer to make luxury electric scooters under the Ducati brand. They claim they will be sold worldwide through current distribution networks. However, …

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Hartford Classic 250cc

Rising costs attract Hartford bike imports

The cost of living is driving more riders to smaller motorcycles and scooters, says Hartford Australia who is importing small-capacity Taiwanese machines. Ballina-based importer Joe Fisher says scooters and learner bikes have “gone crazy” despite a slow market. “I come from a time when the industry was formed on XL250s and Belstaff jackets,” he says. …

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Lambretta V200 Special

Lambretta V200 Special has flair

After several years as a trendy merchandise and clothing brand, Italian-origin Lambretta has returned to our market with a range of scooters, topped by the V200 Special. The range includes V50 and V50 Special ($3590), V125 and V125 Special ($4290), V200 and V200 Special ($4990) and limited-edition Pirelli ($5390). (All are retail prices and do not …

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Vespa Elettrica electric scooter

Vespa debuts Elettrica electric scooter

The best thing about the Vespa Elettrica electric scooter is that it is almost a complete mirror of the iconic petrol-powered retro model. And, of course, just like the standard Vespa, it is twist-and-go-throttle so there is one less hurdle among scooter riders crossing over from an internal combustion model to an electric. Vespa Elettrica …

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Lambretta Pirelli Limited Edition V200 Special

Lambretta adds Pirelli V 200

Lambretta scooters has returned to the Australian market and “hit the floor running” with six models and a Pirelli Limited Edition V Special 200 arriving soon. Pirelli V 200 scooters run on their Angel tyres and feature two-tone matte grey/black with red highlights and special badges and numbering. Only 999 are being made and Australia …

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Lambretta scooter launch

Lambretta announces launch date

Italian scooter brand Lambretta returns to Australia in August with six models, nine dealers and a public invitation to the launch. Scooter fans can get a sneak peak of the Lambretta model range at the Mailing Rd Auto Classico Event, held at Mailing Road, Canterbury in Melbourne on Sunday, 19 August, 2018. Official launch Otherwise, they can attend …

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Lambretta V prices

Lambretta announces scooter prices

Italian scooter brand Lambretta returns to Australia soon with six models that undercut the prices of countryman Vespa. They will come in 50cc, 125cc or 169cc models in V and V Special variants differentiated by the front guard. Lambretta V has a conventional “flex” front guard that moves with the steering like most scooters.  V …

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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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moped submission mopeds

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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