The Parilla factory began building the 49cc "Parillino" in 1956.
The factory continued to build 49cc models until 1964. There was also a 2-stroke 49cc engine option and a step-through touring model.
Cosmopolitan Motors marketed this machine as the "Hornet" when they introduced it in the United States in 1958. Two years later they changed the name of the moped to the "Dart". The engine was a 3-speed 49cc OHV 49cc. The Parillino 'Sport' was sold in the US with a larger fuel tank and a small windshield.
Engine: Single cylinder 4-stroke OHV
Bore & stroke: 39 x 40 mm
Compression ratio: 6.75:1
Engine Capacity: 49cc
Maximum power: 1.6 h.p. @ 6,000 rpm by rods and rockers
Valves per cylinder: 2
Carburettor: Dell'Orto SO 14/9
Cooling system: Air cooled
Ignition: By flywheel-magneto with regular spark advance of 34°
Lubrication: Wet sump forced circulation with mechanical gear pump
Transmission: Gear primary, chain final
Clutch: Cable operated with 1 dragged friction disc and 2 dragging disk
Gearbox: 3-Speed gearbox with handlebar control
Throttle: Cable operated
Frame type: Pressed steel
Front Suspension: Telescopic fork and shock absorbers
Rear Suspension: Swingarm with hydraulic shock absorbers
Front Brake: Drum
Rear Brake: Drum
Front tyre: 2.00 x 18 in.
Rear tyre: 2.00 x 18 in.
Seat: Dual seat
Fuel tank capacity: 7.5 litre (2 Gallon)
Top speed: 72.4 km/h (45 mph)
Weight: 48 Kg (105 lbs.)
Source: Hessink's NL