• Motorcycle type 
    Street
  • Engine number 
    593972
  • Lot number 
    243
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Colour  
    Other
  • Location

Description

c.1970 Lambretta Lui 50 CL
Frame no. 580170
Engine no. 593972

Although best remembered these days as a 1960s style icon favoured by the fashion conscious 'Mods', the Lambretta - together with Piaggio's rival Vespa - had been intended as basic transport for the non-enthusiast masses. Production commenced with a '125' and a succession of larger-engined models followed; by the early 1960s Lambretta's biggest offering was a '200'. The company then introduced a 100cc economy model, the Lambretta Cento, which debuted at the Amsterdam Show in 1961. In 1968 the 'junior' Lambretta was restyled by Carrozzeria Bertone, emerging as the 50cc Lui , and 75cc Vega and Cometa models. Production ceased in 1971. Apparently restored, this Lui 50 CL would benefit from detailing and re-commissioning before returning to the road. There are no documents with this Lot, which is sold strictly as viewed.


Bonhams 1793
101 New Bond Street
London
W1S 1SR
United Kingdom
Contact Person Kontaktperson
First name 
Bonhams Collectors’ Car department

Phone 
+44-2074685801
Fax 
+44-2074477401