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 […]

Memorial Day Weekend Hours

Due to the holiday weekend we will be closing at 2:30PM on Saturday, May 26th 2018. We will reopen on Tuesday with normal business hours. Have a safe and pleasant Memorial Day Weekend!

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 […]

scooterist riding down a road in the spring

Get You and Your Bike Ready for Spring!

Spring is here and so begins another year of riding!  Are you and your bike ready for the Spring riding season?  There are a few things you’ll need to do before you start enjoying rides around town and beyond. Preparing Your Scooter or Motorcycle Before taking your scooter or motorcycle out for a ride, go […]

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.

Visit Us!

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