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MV Agusta 125 S



“There are plenty of beautiful MV Agusta is something else”.

Castiglioni, Presidente MV Agusta S.p.A


In 1978 (abbreviation of CAstiglioni GIovanni officially became a motorcycle but the company’s origins date to 1950, where the family was focused on metalworking.

Claudio passion for racing pushes him to the Cagiva racing team to the GP 500 World Championship with Bonera and Marco Lucchinelli as riders. Following the take of the ailing AMF-Harley-Davidson (formerly plant, Cagiva motorcycle starts. Following the acquisition, the was for the motorcycles to be produced and sold the Cagiva-HD brand up until

The production is quickly expanded medium sized engines to displacements: thanks to Claudio heart and industrial vision, in the ‘80s Ducati was acquired and part of the Cagiva Group.

At the of the ‘90s, the Ducati 916 and Monster an era and in 1996 Ducati was sold great success in motorsports and on markets.

In 1987 Cagiva Group acquired Husqvarna and Moto The latter did not follow a successful such as Ducati’s: series ceased in 1993 following attempts to share technical such as dedicated medium and displacement twin cylinder Morini was sold in 1999, years after production

MV Agusta 125 S

Husqvarna, a Swedish company has origins in small arms saw it’s production and sales considerably in the offroad market. brought the company to great in motocross and enduro that in 69 World Titles.

On the 19th of 2007, MV Agusta President Castiglioni and the General Director of BMW Dr. Herbert Diess, signed an for the sale of Husqvarna Motorcycles to the Group. This operation was to allow MV Agusta Group to resources and efforts on MV Agusta and in view of a worldwide expansion.

In 1992 Cagiva acquires the MV brand, and in 1997 launches the F4, a in motorcycle design. In the last ten MV Agusta has grown to become a of reference in high performance

In a period of economic and industrial that involves the entire economy and not only the motorcycle another important moment is in MV Agusta’s history. On the 11th of 2008, Harley Davidson an agreement for the take-over of MV Agusta and on the 8th of August of the same year the was finalised financially.

Following two of investments and product development by Davidson, on the 6th of August 2010 and Giovanni Castiglioni, through family holding company 100% of the shares of MV Agusta S.p.A. which owns brands MV Agusta and Cagiva. with Giovanni Castiglioni, the is headed by Mr. Massimo Bordi, who Ducati to success during the when that company was by the Castiglionis.

Claudio Castiglioni, the historic soul of MV Agusta will as chairman, and will concentrate on the of new products. Upon signing the with Harley Davidson, Castiglioni stated “MV Agusta is the jewel of Italian motorcycles, I am to have completed this I have already won once with Massimo Bordi, we the most beautiful bikes in the and we will continue with tradition”.

MV Agusta 125 S
MV Agusta 125 S

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