Born in 1960, Vittorio Tessera qualified as a mechanic in 1979 and opened Italy's first workshop for the restoration of classic scooters. In 1988 founded the Italian Lambretta Club, wich boasts today over 2,000 members. In 2001 he founded the Scooter & Lambretta Museum, the most important such institution in Europe. Today he actively contributes to the most important Italian motorcycle magazines. He is the author of Innocenti Lambretta: The definitive history (2012), Lambretta. Restoration Guide (2012), Lambretta: Illustrated guide to identification (2013), Lambretta LUI. History, models and documentation (2017) and Lambretta TV/LI Series 1 - History, models and documentation (2018).