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 […]

2005 Vespa PX150 SOLD!

These bikes haven’t changed since they started coming off the line in the 70’s. The Px150 is a total Vespa classic. This 2005 model has 5,500 miles and has been well maintained and is ready to go back on the road. She’s got a couple of scratches from 9 years on the road but nothing […]

1974 Lambretta Jet 200 SOLD!

This bike was highly prized and loved by its owner but just couldn’t make the trip to NYC. A $7,000 restoration was done by Scooter’s Originali leaving this bike in near as perfect shape as you’re going to find one. With that said, this bike is a steal of a deal at $5,000. Take a […]

2009 Genuine Buddy 125 SOLD!

This 2009 Genuin Buddy 125 has been well cared, for serviced and is ready for its next owner. With just over 4,000 miles, this bike has lots of life left in her. Complete with a top case and mirrors – this one’s ready for the road and priced to sell. First $2,000 takes the scoot.

1985 Honda Elite 250 SOLD!

  We’ve just reduced the price to $800 for a quick sale. Take a trip to 1985 on this rocket ship or snow mobile (not sure which) inspired scooter from Honda (think John Cusack). At 250cc’s you shouldn’t have trouble keeping up in traffic or blowing the side panels off your friends on 50cc scooters. […]

Buddy 170i Scooter

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 […]

Buddy 125 Scooter

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. […]

Vespa ET2

2003 Vespa ET2 (used), SOLD

This bike is in great shape and has really low miles. If you’re in the market for the vintage styling of a Vespa then this is the deal for you. This 50cc ET2 is comestically solid and ready to rock.  Sold and going to a good home. [table=23 /]

2005 Piaggio X9, SOLD

Description: 2005 Piaggio X9 Scooter, 5,923 miles. Looks great. Few tiny imperfections/scratches on the top case. Seat starting to dry rot a little from normal weathering. $SOLD! [table id=21 /]

2003 Bajaj Chetak, SOLD

Description: Before there was the Genuine Stella 4T, there was the Bajaj Chetak.  When it hit the US market it was an instant hit.  It comes with a 150cc (well, 145cc really), clean burning four-stroke motor  and a very forgiving four-speed manual transmission.  It’s easy to ride, easy on the wallet, and is a perfect […]

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