Italian Motorcycles

Moretti Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufactured: 1934-1950

Giovanni Moretti began building motorcycles in Macerata using Ladetto, DKW and JAP engines.

In 1946 the workshop produced a 125cc DOHC with an oval tube frame designed by Angelo Blatto, which was followed by a 250cc version.



Double Overhead Cam
Many variations incuding belt, chain and bevel drive

In 1947 they developed a 250cc horizontally opposed twin with overhead valves and shaft drive, marketed as the Erfim.

Advertising of the day shows that they also used Alpino 48cc auxiliary engines.

Sources: MC Storico Conti et al

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