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Gilera Motorcycles

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Founded: 1909
Age: 111 years
Country: Italy
Website: www.gilera.com
Total series: 31
Active series: 2
Discontinued series: 29
Gilera is a top motorcycle manufacturer based in Italy and has been around since 1909. The bikes of this make have been recognized for their performance and innovative design. The motorcycles have also won many major grand prix races and have set many records that are a proof of their outstanding performance. The Gilera Company continued to make important innovations in motorcycle design and the bikes are thus equipped to deliver maximum performance. The company's commitment to incorporate only the best of components and newest technologies, has won the company a great reputation in the field of motorcycling.

Active series

Series
Produced
Variations
2005 - 2020
5
2005 - 2020
5

Discontinued series

Series
Produced
Variations
1970
1
1991 - 1993
2
2002
1
2001
1
1987 - 1989
4
2001 - 2007
7
1964 - 1968
5
2007 - 2017
11
2007 - 2012
7
2003
1
2002
1
2002
1
2005 - 2012
16
1986 - 1988
6
1992 - 1994
4
1989 - 1993
6
2001 - 2017
51
1986 - 1988
3
1985 - 1988
7
1947 - 1992
30
2007
1
2005 - 2011
6
2008
1
1972 - 2009
8
2004
1
1988
1
1989 - 1990
4
2002
1

Company timeline

1909
  • Giuseppe Gilera founded company
1909
  • First motorcycle VT 317
1935
  • Bought rights for Rondine four-cylinder engine
1939
  • Production of famous Saturno
1957
  • Withdraw from competitions
1968
  • Gilera is in receivership
1969
  • Company purchased by Piaggio
1985
  • Bought new 350cc four-stroke single engine
  • Return to racing
1993
  • Piaggio closes Gilera Arcore factory