Ancora, 1926, light motorcycle

Ancora Motoleggera (light motorcycle), 1926, Italy

From 1926 to 1939, Ancora built bicycles and motorcycles, powered by 2-strokes Villiers engine.

One of the most important sports achievements was the winning of the famous “Circuito del Lario”.

There are not much information about the company, but we know that in 1936 the new owner will be Umberto Dei that from 1939 will only use its name, ending the use of the Ancora brand.



  • Magnet ignition
  • Leaf spring front suspension, absent rear
  • Carburetor power supply
  • Primary transmission by chain and secondary by belt
  • Mechanical block brakes, the rear pedal operated
  • Bosch electrical system
  • Crank start
  • Saddle in leather
  • Exhaust silencer
Marque: Ancora
Model: Motoleggera
Cylinder number / Capacity: 1 / 122 cc
Power: 3 bhp
Speed: 60 kph
Year: 1926
Marque: Ancora
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