The original front protection “shield” was a flat piece of aero metal; later this developed into a twin skin to allow additional storage behind the front shield, similar to the glove compartment in a car. Other Motorcycle Parts More from this seller. Used but working condition, not seized Original innocenti Italian Collection west london. The character Jimmy from the influential scooter movie Quadrophenia rode a Lambretta Li Series 3. Archived from the original on It also housed a large amount of Lambretta memorabilia. Scooter sales in many of Lambretta’s export markets, such as India and Indonesia dropped precipitously as light Japanese motorcycles replaced scooters. Former Innocenti employees were used to set up an Indian factory as all the manuals and machinery instructions were in Italian.
The name Lambretta was derived from a mythical water-sprite associated with the Lambrate river which also gives it name to the Lambrate area of Milan where the factory was located. Most two-stroke engines require a mixture of oil with the gasoline in order to lubricate the piston and cylinder. Hydraulic disc brakes in the front are becoming common on the more highly tuned machines, as are hydraulic clutches and rear brakes. Unbranded More from this seller. Delivery options see all. In , Scooters India Ltd. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The pass-through leg area design was geared towards women, as wearing dresses or skirts made riding conventional motorcycles a challenge.
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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Hi, here we have a lovely cast aluminium Lambro handle bar top. These were of a lower quality than the SIL-produced models and sometimes incorporated significant styling changes. Delivery options see all. November Warch how and when to remove this template message.
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The French importer of Lambretta, one Henri Willame, also started a company selling imported microcars under watxh catch-all “Willam” label. A couple of small splits either side at the top as shown in the pictures.
Other Scooter Parts Colour: Modern low-profile tyres greatly improve handling, as do uprated front and rear suspension units. I uncovered this a while back whilst hunting for Lambretta parts. This section possibly contains original research.
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Lambrettas were manufactured under licence in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India and Spain, sometimes under other names, but always to a wqtch design, e. They also for sometime made and sold Lambretta TV series under the name of Mac Has been on display only.
InFerdinando Innocenti of Pescia built a steel-tubing factory in Rome. The Innocenti Mini used the mechanical components of the original, but was in many ways superior to it. India was a country with poor infrastructure, economically not ready for small private cars yet with a demand for private transport. However, Lambrehta fell out with Innocenti, who rather than a stamped spar frame wanted to produce his frame from lmabretta tubing, allowing him to revive both parts of his pre-war company.
For other uses, see Lambretta disambiguation. Inthe Indian government bought the machinery of the Milanese factory, creating Scooters India Limited SIL in order to produce the Lambro three-wheeler under the name Vikram for the domestic market. Arriving on the market the following year, the Lambretta featured a rear pillion seat for a passenger or optionally a storage compartment.
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Solid and straight, complete with badges. The United States military had used them to get around German defence tactics of destroying roads and bridges in the Dolomites a section of the Alps and the Austrian border areas.
SIL production seems to have peaked during the financial year —81, with around 35, scooters being built. Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations.
As the labretta to be the first person on the moon gathered pace, Innocenti’s new model was launched, the Luna range Luna meaning “moon”, in Italian. Originally supplied as an upgraded clutch for Lambro City, Culture, and IdentityBerg Publishers, p. The Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum.