1967 Villa 250cc 4 cylinder prototype racer
1968 villa gp250
known history this extremely rare 250 grand prix (only two were built) was designed by francesco villa the brother of world champion walter villa. during the 60's & 70's francesco villa was a motorcycle manufacturer and the villa 50 & 125 cc race bikes were ever present on the tracks. in 1968 he decided to build a 250 4 cylinder with rotary distribution. the fim then banned from grand prix machines with more than two cylinders and this bike never raced and further development was halted.
1978 villa 125 cr
1986 moto villa daytona 125
brothers francesco and walter villa began building their own machines in the mid-1960s. walter raced villa bikes before his rise to stardom, securing three consecutive 250-class world championships for harley-davidson between 1974 and ’76, to which he added one in the 350 class. manufactured up to 1988, the firm’s lightweight roadsters,successful moto-cross and enduro models used motors of villa’s own design. from 1986 the roadsters featured water-cooled engines, such as the daytona 125 offered here.