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Italjet Motorcycles

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Founded: 1959
Age: 61 years
Country: Italy
Website: www.italjet.com
Total series: 17
Active series: 1
Discontinued series: 16
Italjet was founded in 1959 by Leopoldo Tartarini. The italian company started off manufacturing motorcycles to then expand into mopeds and scooters in the following years. With the Ascot range (Adventure, Classic, One, Sport) they also recently introduced electric bikes into the pool of offered products. In the years 2000-2002 they had a short appearance in the 125 cc MotoGP with several riders on the Italjet F125. Italjet's products are generally seen as very realiable and enjoy a good reputation.

Active series

Series
Produced
Variations
2007 - 2020
10

Discontinued series

Series
Produced
Variations
2008
1
2007 - 2008
3
1997 - 2008
5
2000 - 2008
2
2007
2
2008
3
2008
1
2007 - 2008
2
2008
2
2008 - 2014
4

Company timeline

1958
  • Italemmezeta founded by Leopoldo Tartarini
1960
  • Company founded in San Lazzaro as Italemmezeta
1961
  • First 125cc motorcycle released
1972
  • Starts importing and distributing Yamaha bikes
1998
  • Italjet Formula 50 part of The Art of the Motorcycle show
2002
  • Company goes bankrupt
2005
  • Italjet taken over by Massimo Tartarini