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    2012 Vespa LX50 $2300

    Up for grabs is this blue 2012 Vespa LX50 4 Valve with only 120 miles on her. She’s got a small crash on the right hand side, which is reflected in the price. This bike comes with a top case. Doesn’t need anything. Ride her away.  

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    The Genuine Hooligan Has Arrived!

    RULE THE ROAD! Introducing the Hooligan, Genuine’s most rugged, exhilarating and versatile scooter yet. Designed to dominate in the 200cc and under class, the Hooligan packs a mean punch. With its long wheel base, dual rear suspension and dual disc brakes, Hooligan is among the most powerful rides in its class. Loaded with extras, the […]

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    The Stella Automatic Has Arrived!

    Genuine Scooters has been in love with Stella from the beginning. And we are still in love with Stella today. Her classic design is enduring and timeless. And now she’s been reinvented. With an automatic transmission, the new Stella 125 is a scooter that anyone can ride. She is fast, fuel efficient and is environmentally […]

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    NEW! 2014 Buddy 170i, $3299

    Have you ever been to the grocery store and you see a familiar product, but it has packaging that proclaims that it’s “new and improved”?  Then you look a little closer and it seems that only the packaging has been new and improved?  It’s a little disappointing, right?  Luckily, when Genuine announces a product that […]

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    NEW! 2014 Genuine Buddy 125, $2799

    This good-looking, practical scooter has won the hearts of many over the years. Sure, people come in looking for a reliable, daily commuter scoot or something to get them around town.   Little did they expect how much they’d fall in love with this scooter. It becomes an integral part of their lives, that they feel weird without it. […]

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    NEW! Other Genuine Scooter Models

    We can special order any of the other models Genuine Scooters offers. All new Genuine Scooters come with a 2-year warranty and 2-year roadside assistance.  For complete specs, check out the Genuine Scooters web site. Buddy “Lil” International, $2199 It’s hard to get more European than the Buddy Italia or the Buddy Pamplona. Stylish and […]

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Closed Friday January 20 2017

We will be closed Friday, January 20 2017 for reasons that should be fairly obvious. It’s probably going to be a mess, and we don’t want to deal with it. We will reopen Saturday, Jan 21 2017.

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Holiday Hours 2016-17

We will be closed from Saturday, Dec 24 2016 until Tuesday, Jan 3 2017 for the holidays.  

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Winter Holiday Hours.

We will be closed from December 24 through January 3. We will reopen on January 4. Have a nice Hogswatch, and we’ll see you on the other side of the arbitrarily designated day that we start the new year.

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

Posted by on October 29, 2015

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.

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2009 Buddy 125 $1700 SOLD!

Posted by on September 11, 2015

On consignment is this 2009 Blue Genuine Buddy 125 with just under 5,000 miles. Aesthetically very clean. Runs well. Comes with top case and Genu-bin cup holder. $1700. We’d consider $1600 if you show up with cash.

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Scooter thefts are way up this year.

Posted by on August 17, 2015

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 […]

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Stella Birthday Party Is Still Going On

Posted by on June 29, 2015

            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.  

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2007 Vespa LX150 SOLD!

Posted by on June 16, 2015

Up for grabs – a green 2007 LX150 with just over 9k miles. This bike is well maintained with a fresh oil change and new tires. The two Vespa scoots on deck won’t last long so stop by a.s.a.p and have a look.  

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Who We Are

Modern Classics is a full-service scooter and motorcycle 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 motorcycles and scooters. We are also an authorized service center for Ural motorcycles.

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

We are open:
M-F 10-6; Sa 9-5
Closed Sunday