A Brief History of the Marque
The first Italian scooter, the machine was built from 1949 to 1953 by San Cristoforo of Milan used a two-stroke engine of 98 cc in a tubular frame, initially built by Gianca of Monza.
In 1949 manufacture passed to San Cristoforo who developed a new two-stroke 125cc with disc valves.
In 1952, further modified, it was rebranded Simonetta.
See also Simonetta