Italian Motorcycles

Zenit Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufactured: 1953-1956*

Motorcycle built in Pontedera by Bruno Morelli, using French engines.

In 1953, the company listed models with 160cc two-stroke engines and 175cc four-strokes from AMC .

Piaggio is based in Pontedera, as is Gilera.

Sources: MC Storico Conti,Tragatsch et al

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NB: Henshaw gives dates of 1945-1956, Tragatsch 1953-1956

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