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Italian Motorcycles

Orix Scooters and Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufactured: 1949-54

Italian company in Alessandria active from 1949 to 1954 built a range of scooters from 125 to 175cc, one of which was the JLO-powered Orix-Prina, a cooperative effort with the Prina concern.

Advertising from 1952 reads:
Moto Orix Gran Sport 175, Sport 200 and Gran Sport 250
Fabbrica Scooters - Motoleggere - Biciclette.

Sources: MC Storico Conti, Henshaw



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