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Aermacchi 175 Chimera
Aermacchi 175 Chimera

Motorcycle history

1957 Chimera 175

Aermacchi (Società Aeronautica) . founded in Varese. was known for aircraft and motorcycle After the end of World War II, the company its name to Società Commerciale to once again turned to the 1946 they also a small car under the brand of Macchitre MB 1. It was decided to start production with a three-wheeler This was an unorthodox and initially little vehicle but a very design.

Then, in anticipating of the boom and intending to have a in it, the Aermacchi managemnet team for a good designer who could an attractive lightweight. Their was Lino Tonti. who had been at and had worked on aircraft engines the war. Tonti designed a 50 cc that broke the land record for that displacement

The bikes produced by Aermacchi quite successful in the postwar market, mainly thanks to repeated good finishes on the tracks. The firm designed and models incorporating the Italian Ala (wing) in its names, such as Ala Ala Blu and Ala d’Oro (respectively green blue wing and golden In the beginning, these vehicles equipped with 2-cylinder had been designed to be used for the local area and are therefore quite lightweight and quick.

LinTo Aermacchi

The LinTo 75 which established the speed on the Autostrada dei Laghi or Street on the

Aermacchi 175 Chimera

In 1947. exploiting the potential the workshop for processing of waste, in to his creative abilities, Tonti to build a prototype racing to be used in various races on circuits of Romagna Riviera and Romagna. a then quite popularity. Thus was born the 75 (an acronym for ‘Lin’ o To nti), a four-… single cylinder distribution engine initial of 75 cc, later increased to 125 cc, in order to run in the higher category.

In 1948 began to design a model of a scooter with big which was presented to Rimini in with the name the Aermacchi 125 N or Linto 125 Swan, with the to propose to the various motorcycle for the in the series. In search of good for the redevelopment of its factories to civilian had given the huge commercial for scooters with wheels as as the Moto Guzzi Galletto. decided to buy the Swan project and the advice of Tonti, start motorcycle section.

Same route was adopted in from technical Romagna for the scooter Linto Dama 160 out on a Aermacchi motor and technical with the highest level. after the second prototype in 1954. management decided not to put it production and, probably, was the reason that prompted him to other offers.

Before departing from however, he completed a project for the of torpedo record, driven by an of that DOHC by 75 cm 3 . which, by Massimo Pasolini. received the speed record at the flying reaching 167.208 km/h on the dei Laghi (Street on the Lakes).

Aermacchi bikes re-badged as

Aermacchi 175 Chimera
Aermacchi 175 Chimera

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