Milanese scooter: A fun and fuss-free ride

Lambretta, which celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2017, is available in Singapore again – this time, with the V200 Special. The Straits Times reviews the scooter, which is a modern take on Lambrettas from the 1950s and 1960s.
The 169cc, four-stroke V200 resembles the first two-stroke scooters which Lambretta rolled out seven decades ago.
The 169cc, four-stroke V200 resembles the first two-stroke scooters which Lambretta rolled out seven decades ago.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

Milanese scooter brand offers affordability, efficiency and old-school styling in the V200

A "new" old scooter brand has joined the pool of neo-classics on Singapore roads.

Lambretta of Milan, which was here in the 1960s, has marked its return with the V200 Special. The model is expected to compete with scooters like Vespa's Primavera and Scomadi's Turismo Leggera.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 19, 2019, with the headline 'A fun and fuss-free ride'. Print Edition | Subscribe