1959 Parilla 175


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1959 Parilla 175 Sports Special
Year: 1959
Make: Parilla
Model: 175 Sports Special
Body: Motorcycle
Odometer: Indicating 785
Engine: 175cc
Colour: Red/Black
- Parilla 175 High Cam Sport Special
- highly regarded for exceptional handling and lively performance.

Brilliantly presented Classic Parilla 175 Sport special painted with a red tank and black frame, The Parilla 175 High Cam Sport Special was built in Italy from 1953 until 1961.
It featured ,175cc overhead valve high cam 4 stroke engine, Single Carburettor, Kick Start, Drum brakes front and rear, 4 speed gearbox, 10hp (8.2kw) @ 6500rpm
Weight 220lb (100kg), Maximum speed 100mph (160kph)

The early examples are revered and sort after by enthusiast's and collectors alike.
It is as a highly desirable and collectable part of Italian motoring history and a must have vehicle for the serious collector.
Fitted with 'Radaell (Italian)' Rims, Pirelli Tyres, New oil pump, New Cam Gears,
New Five plate 'Lacey' Clutch

Moto Parilla started production just after WWII when Giovani Parilla built his first bike based on a Norton. A few years later the company added 2 stroke commuter bikes and then designed their signature 'high cam' model. This design gave all the performance advantages of overhead cam engines. Parilla closed its doors in 1964. The USA was Parilla's biggest market.
The 175 Sport Special was highly regarded for exceptional handling and lively performance.

Sold unregistered

As with all vehicles sold in the Classic Car Division, they have been well looked after by their previous owners. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of vehicles, Lloyds Auctions are unable to physically inspect every aspect of each vehicle and the description which should be used as a guide only have been compiled after speaking with the owners. Lloyds Auctions sells these vehicles under standard auction conditions that offers no warranties or cooling off period. Please feel free to call the Classic Car Division if you have any questions relating to any vehicle. Inspection is highly recommended.

Lloyds stock #100961+1607