Racing C

Lambrettas were modified for sporting use – almost from day one. There are a few Racing D models out there – I featured this stunner from Dan from Switzerland a while back.

Now, Racing D’s are pretty rare – but as you go back through the alphabet, the models get even rarer. The one featured here is 1951 Lambretta Model C 125 Racer – finished in the classic racing red!

She has all the bits you’d expect to see, such as:

  • Metal endurance petrol tank
  • Dropped handle bars trimmed down legshields
  • extended racing seat
  • Rear sets modified rear brake to suit both riding positions
  • Vortex head
  • Bellmouth carb

A lovely piece of Lambretta racing history which has been “ridden in anger” many times, this scooter has featured in Italian magazines.  It’s being sold by Parrspeed Scooters – a long established Lambretta specialist based in Chorley, Lancashire. They purchased the scooter from a private collector in Italy who had owned and raced her for many years. The scooter is now UK registered and comes with a new UK V5.

It’s for sale on eBay for a fiver under £6,500 here – which, with Lambretta prices the way they are, seems a pretty good deal for something so unique.

or give Parrpeed a shout on 01257 230221

A – you’re adorable…

modela_parrspeed_ebay_heroOnly manufactured from October 1947 until October 1948  this Model A an extremely rare model. According to records there was only 9669 ever produced, and they rarely come up for sale – especially in the UK. She has the correct frame and engine numbers and the engine turns over with good compression. Once fully restored (and tbh she looks pretty good fettle at the moment) this model can fetch over £13,000… so is worth the time and effort to take her back to her former glory. And, of course you’ll own the model that kicks off the whole Lambretta story. Of course, the best thing about the model A is this.

It’s on sale on eBay for £6k from Lambretta experts Parrspeed in Chorley, Lancashire. Here’s the link.