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OPRA Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufactured: 1926-1929

Company founded by Count Bonmartini to build a motorcycle designed in 1926 by the engineers Carlo Giannini and Pietro Remor. The engine is a transverse verticale four of 490cc of 32hp with a compression ratio of 6: 1 and a 3-speed gearbox.

They built a second model with water-cooling. The OPRA successfully competed in several races, but was too expensive to produce for the existing market conditions.

Sources: MC Storico Conti et al



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