2003 Vespa ET4 190 $2000

Vespa ET4 upgraded with the Malossi Performance kit, bringing the engine up to 190cc. Custom paint job and the title is clean. $2000 – you  can’t beat the price with all of the included upgrades. Sale includes: • windscreen • matching top case with separate keys • complete set of master keys • two locks, […]

2002 Vespa ET4 150 SOLD!

For sale, 2002 Vespa ET4 150, Blue with 1,752 miles. Super low mileage. One cosmetic dent in the side panel/scratch from a drop (see photo). Aside from that in very good shape. With mileage this low this bike has many, many more miles to go. Runs like a top. $2,000 firm. No low ballers.

1977 Vespa Rally 200 $4500

Here’s a real gem. A 1977 Vespa Rally 200. This is the final year for the Rally, and is a bit different from earlier ones. Most notably that is has the engine from the forthcoming P200, and did not originally come with the Femsatronic ignition. The details: It’s been repainted in the original color,( The […]

Have a chance to win a Stella Automatic, and make the world a better place in the process.

Inscape Publico is raffling off a Stella Automatic. The tickets are $25, and available at the link. Inscape Publico is trying to make the world a better place. Here’s what they have to say about themselves. Do yourself and the world a favor, and consider picking up a raffle ticket.

Scooter thefts are way up this year.

Hello to all that may come across this post. I have no idea how to attempt to get this message to everybody that may be affected by this massive increase. If you come across it and know someone with a scooter, please pass this word of warning along to them. PLEASE CHAIN YOUR SCOOTER TO […]

Stella Birthday Party Is Still Going On

            It’s OK to be fashionably late to the party, well, up to the point that the party is over. However, this party is still in full swing.  

Save $500 on a Stella Automatica. $2999 until 6/30/2015

Yes, you heard that correctly, the Stella Automatica is on sale until the end of May. Normal freight and prep charges do apply. All the classic scooter lines, with the new automatic transmission. Yep, it’s the best of both worlds. We currently have the Metallic Black in stock. Photos don’t do this paint justice. The […]

Important service scheduling information – Please read

Battery season is upon us. We are filling up with bikes coming out of hibernation, perhaps yours is one of those? If so, please call ahead to set up an appointment, or an all clear to bring the bike to us. We are a small shop, and can’t really do servicing in the “Quick Oil […]

New Winter Hours

Starting January 11, 2015, we will be closed on Sundays until the around the time that bears stop hibernating. We will let you know when it’s safe to return on that day.

1997 BMW S650 SOLD!

Up for grabs is this 1997 BMW S650. This bike has been well gone through and serviced and has good rubber on her. With under 12k miles this bike is ready to rock and roll down the road. The F650 “Funduro” is a dual purpose bike built for on and off road. The paint’s a […]

Who We Are

Modern Classics is a full-service scooter shop located in Washington, DC. We carry new Genuine scooters including the unbeatable Buddy 125 and 170i, the new Stella 4-Stroke, and a varied selection of used and consignment scooters and motorcycles. We also feature riding gear from Rev’It!, AGV, Alpinestars, Icon, Z1R, and GoGo Gear.

Modern Classics services a wide variety of vintage and modern scooters.

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We are located at:
955 V St., NE
Washington, DC 20018

We are open:
T-F 10-6; Sa 9-5
Closed Sunday and Monday