What is the fastest Lambretta?

What is the fastest Lambretta?

The bike’s standing ¼-mile terminal speed of 105mph, recorded at East Kirkby, is the highest ever achieved by a Lambretta on British soil, while at Elvington in October 2001 ‘XHU 430H’ completed six consecutive runs with an average of 12.95 seconds at 101.64mph, making it the only Lambretta in the world ever to achieve …

What does SIL mean Lambretta?

As of 2010, The Lambretta Consortium has filed a suite against SIL (Scooters India Limited) for nonusage of the Lambretta Brand, seeking to reclaim the Lambretta brand name.

What CC are Lambretta scooters?

Lambretta V-Special

Manufacturer Lambretta (Innocenti SA)
Predecessor Lambretta GP/DL
Class Scooter
Engine V50 – 49.5cc V125 – 124.7cc V200 – 168.9cc
Compression ratio V50 – 12.6:1 V125 – 10.7:1 V200 – 10.2:1

What is the difference between Lamby and Lambretta?

The 1950s – India gets Lambretta too Later, API acquired the license for Li150 series 2 model which was sold in India under the name of Lambretta till 1976. The name was later changed to Lamby due to some legal reasons.

What’s better Lambretta or Vespa?

Lambretta takes the edge. The performance: The Lambretta won many speed records and was generally always ahead of his rival when it came to engine size. The tubular frame and centred engine makes it more stable to ride than the Vespa with the motor mounted on the right hand side.

How fast does a Lambretta 125 go?

Lambretta Li Special

1966 Lambretta Li 125 Special
Manufacturer Innocenti
Top speed 125 Special – 48 mph (77 km/h) 150 Special – 58 mph (93 km/h)
Power 125 Special – 7.12 hp (5 kW; 7 PS) @ 5500 rpm 150 Special – 8.25 hp (6 kW; 8 PS) @ 5600 rpm
Frame type Tubular frame

What does TV stand for on a Lambretta?

Turismo Veloce
The Lambretta TV 175 Series 3 was released in 1962 as the third iteration of the mighty little TV, this stands for “Turismo Veloce” which loosely translates from Italian as “Fast Touring”.

Are Lambretta scooters any good?

It feels sturdy with a steel semi-monocoque body and plenty of steel parts and aluminium front grill, handlebar components and trim. The V200 Special controls feel a bit notchy, but the paint, badges and details are all good quality. The LED taillight with integrated indicators is an absolute work of art.

Are Vespa and Lambretta the same?

Named after the area where the factory was based, when the Lambretta finally appeared it was a more robust version of the Vespa, a little more businesslike. With better steering and the engine in a central position, it had a technical edge, more sporty and powerful (and a little more expensive).

When did they stop making Lambretta?


1966 Lambretta Li 125 Special
Fate Resurrected via Innocenti S.A. Lugano, Switzerland
Founded 1947
Defunct 1972
Headquarters Milan, Italy

What is the difference between a Lambretta D and LD motor?

From the first Model A, the Lambretta motor evolved, with various improvements, to the LD. The motors used on the D and LD were identical, and were available in 125 and 150cc versions. They had a vertical cylinder with air cooling, which was fed via a fan attached to the flywheel.

What’s the difference between a 125 and a 150 Lambretta?

The motor design is very different from the later Lambrettas, and can be quite tricky to work on by someone unfamiliar with it, this is especially true of the enclosed beveled shaft drive system. The 125’s are essentially too slow to really be drivable in today, but the 150 is on the lower edge of safe power.

When were the first Lambretta scooters imported to the US?

The first Lambretta scooters imported to the U.S. were the Model D and the LD. I am not sure the exact date when a U.S. distributor was established, but it appears to have been around 1955.

What does a Lambretta look like?

Engine mounted on plain bearings (Silent Blocs from mid-1952). Side covers with portholes with chrome rings, “Lambretta” script in aluminium on the leg-shield and the “Innocenti” badge above the headlamp.

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