1960 : IMPERIAL
This flagship with its exuberant tailfins was fit to announce Flandria's most prosperous
decade by 1965 the brand would account for 80% of in-country moped production.
The Imperial, for that matter, wasn't even a moped anymore: it had a kickstarter,
footboards, a horn, and a 75cc engine.
1960 : IRIS
Smart and comfy.
1960 : ULTRA-SPORT
With their new and powerful engine, Flandria could finally challenge the Italian
Itom, Minarelli en Morini bikes which were particularly favoured by urban youngsters.
1960 : SPORTA
For those who found the Ultra-Sport a little bit too 'risqué'?
1961 : PARISIENNE
...Did they have a hunch about the upcoming scooter fad?
The Parisienne had small 14" wheels, and came as a moped (pedals, and 49cc engine)
or as a motor cycle (kickstarter, and 75cc engine).
(Posing on the Parisienne is Rik Van Looy, Belgium's 1961 world champion cyclist)
1962 : ATLAS / FARDRIVE
Another 'civilized' sports moped.
1962 : CONSUL / KINGLINE
As more and more people could afford cars,
mopeds were no longer regarded as status symbols.
The Consul or Kingline was the last full-dress luxury moped made by Flandria...
1962 : MAJESTIC
...and would be replaced by Mobylette-like models like this one...
1962 : PRIMUS
...or this one.
1962 : REKORD
Flandria management expected a lot from this sleek machine.
And time would prove that they were right.
1965 : RALLY
Sturdy German-looking(!) design.
(Objection invariably countered with "...Copied? Certainly not...We merely improved it...")
1966 : RALLY SPORT
Variation on a theme.
1967 : FUTURA
Back to the (early) fifties?
1969 : REKORD
Grand finale to a most prosperous decade.
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