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Electric Converted Vintage Vespa

The introduction of London’s ULEZ next week threatens the future of many perfectly serviceable vehicles. Vintage Vespas and Lambrettas can be saved from the scrap heap by being fitted with a custom-designed electric hub motor kit developed by East London specialists Retrospective Scooters. The first public test ride bikes will be available to try at an open day event in Walthamstow on Saturday, 6th April 2019. Hundreds of vintage scooterists will attend the event to find out how to save their scooters from the scrap heap and celebrate the future of scooter culture.

Niall McCart of Retrospective Scooters has developed a range of retro-fit electric conversion kits that can be fitted to almost any vintage Vespa or Lambretta that would otherwise be forced to pay a £12.50 per day charge from 8th April 2019 to enter central London. Electric...

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