Innocenti, Lambretta C – 1950 – Italy
The Lambretta takes its name from the Lambro river, in the Lambrate district of Milan. It was produced from 1947 to 1972 and the enormous success crossed national borders. it was also built under license in Germany (by NSU), Great Britain, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, India and Spain.
Like the Vespa, the Lambretta also had a 2-stroke engine running on an oil-petrol mixture, 3 or 4 gears, with a displacement ranging from 39 to 198 cm³. Unlike the Vespa, which was built with a one-piece frame, the Lambretta had a more rigid tubular structure on which the bodywork was assembled.