The iconic Italian scooter manufacturer Lambretta from Milan recently made a huge comeback to the European market with the unveiling of its two new scooters – the G350 and the X300. Lambretta debuted the new scooter pair at the Milan Design Week 2022 and stated that these scooters will sit on top of the Lambretta scooter lineup. The company also mentioned that the new G350 and the X300 feature classic feelings of Lambretta design elements but provide a host of new advanced features that make them convenient for urban buyers.
Design of the G350 and the X300
Even after taking just a small glance at the scooters, people can easily recognize the classic Lambretta design. The first of the new scooters – the G350 will sit at the top of the G line of Lambretta scooters and comes with a steel monocoque construction and interchangeable side panels. Lambretta revealed the concept of this scooter back in EICMA 2019 dubbed as the G325 and now it has used those same elements in its production variant.
At the same event, the company also showcased an all-electric scooter called the G-Special Concept, however, due to the current semiconductor shortages and the Russia-Ukraine war crisis it has been sent to the back burner. Meanwhile, the other scooter which is the X300 also sports a similar classic Lambretta design and features a square-ish profile along with a fixed front fender. It also gets the iconic Lambretta badge on the front along with a more futuristic design approach.
Features of the G350 and the X300
In terms of features, the new G350 Special scooter gets a TFT multi-function information display that was also featured in the concept scooter showcased at the EICMA 2019. Other features include a USB charger, double arm-link suspension with ABS, Lambretta’s signature hexagonal design full LED headlamp, LED tail lights with the Lambretta logo inside and an engraved Lambretta moniker on the black rubber floor mat.
On the other hand, the X300 model gets features like a semi-digital meter that combines Analogue and LCD, full LED lighting on the front and the rear, a smart keyless entry engine start system, and air vents with a sharp design and a futuristic look. It also gets an arm link with ABS and a disc brake system.
Engine Specifications and Pricing
A 300 cc single-cylinder, four-stroke, four-valve engine powers the Lambretta G350. At 7,500 rpm, the engine produces 27 bhp. And at 6,250 rpm, it can generate 27 Nm of torque. The engine is liquid-cooled and has an automatic gearbox. The X300, on the other hand, is powered by a single-cylinder, four-stroke, four-valve engine with a displacement of 275cc. Which at 8,250 rpm, produces 24 bhp and at 6,250 rpm, it can generate 24.5 Nm of torque. This engine is also liquid-cooled and also has an automated gearbox. In Europe, the G350 will be priced at €7,200 (Rs 5.9 lakh) while the X-300 will carry a tag of €5,900 (Rs 4.8 lakh).