LML Scooters Durham
Stokesley Ind. Park
LML Star Deluxe
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We all know the story behind LML product... essentially an Indian built Vespa... built from some old tooling that was retained by one means or another after a stint manufacturing for the Italians. LML have announced a couple of new models at EICMA in Milan.
Basically this is the same old machine that is licensed by a few companies globally, rebadged and sold around the world as things like the Genuine Stella in the USA, Belladonna in Oceania and Star in Europe. So what we have is essentially two new PX Vespas a 125 and 150cc version to update the range.
The new and exciting part seems that they have retained the 2-stroke format and acheived Euro 3 Compliance. The 2-stroke engines automagically mix the oil with the fuel and make 6.5 and 7.7hp respectively. Otherwise everything seems to be as it was in the previous incarnations... if you ignore the attrocious purple model they had on show which I am going to as I suspect it is just an attention grabber.
The Euro compliance is a good sign... I do love the smell of 2-smoke in the morning... smells like, um, well victory?... maybe not.