Spanish Motorcycles

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Spanish Makes (D)

Notes on some of the lesser known Spanish marques

This page lists brands for which we currently have limited information. For a more complete listing visit the Spanish Index.

David microcars and cyclecars 1913-1957

Delfin 1955-1962

Derlan 1953-1962


Manufactured by Llobé SL of Barcelona, 1959-1961. The firm also made Betor suspension units.

The motorcycles were powered by a 125cc Barbacil engine built in-house under licence.



Diego Mendola of Elche built velomotors using Cucciolo four-stroke engines in the late 1950s.

In the 1960s they built light motorcycles under license from Elig, also of Elche. These had 14" wheels powered by the Hispano Villiers 125cc 12D engine, with an Albion 4-speed gearbox. 29 machines were manufactured in 1960 and 18 in 1961.

Sources: OTTW, et al.

N.B. Several motorcycle firms were based in Elche.

Dunjó 1952

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