Chiorda Motorcycles and Mopeds
A Brief History of the Marque
Built in Bergamo 1952-1957
Made bicycles, motorcycles and mopeds. The firm was acquired by Bianchi, who produced 50cc models under the Chiorda name as late as 1972.
- 1954 100cc four-stroke twin*
1957 Arlecchino (Harlequin) 48cc 3-speed moped, telescopic forks.
1962-1963 3-speed two-stroke 48cc Super Sport
1970 Chiorda SS Mirage 50cc, Commando 50 and 1971 GT, 72 Mirage, most if not all with Minarelli engines; however several sources mention them being fitted with Morini Franco engines.
1972 Chiorda MO Gyromat 48cc. These were built when Bianchi owned the the Chiorda brand.
Sources: Henshaw, et al
*Notes: There is some doubt that the 100cc existed.
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