SPARTA - Netherlands

SPARTA scooters were 98cc Villiers
powered and were made from 1953-1957

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The Sparta company fist commenced operations at Apeldoorn in 1931 and produced 100cc autocycles with Sachs engines. Followed soon after with 100cc and 200cc motorcycles with Sachs, Villiers and Ilo engines. After the War Victoria powered motorcycles of up to 250cc were added. Production of motorcycles ceased in 1961. Mopeds were built up to 1982.

Spartamet bicycles with a 30cc rear wheel hub engines are still available.


Photo kindly provided by Theo Jonkhart

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