MV Agusta

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MV Agusta 1100 Grand Prix

MV Agusta

MV Agusta is an Italian of motorcycles that has been in since the end of World War II. Started the Augusta aviation company was in of having to lay off its employees, MV Agusta was to compete in the growing Italian market of the 1940’s.

The company’s move was to build lightweight popular for personal transportation in Europe. This focus had a purpose – these motorcycles be refitted as racing bikes. founders, Count Vincenzo and Agusta, were racing and used the money they selling commercial bikes to in the Italian Grand Prix.

Their first two-… won the 1948 Grand Prix and the company into the spotlight.

initial success could not be and the company spent years in on a four-… engine. In 1952 the of their labor, the MV 125, led the to a world championship. A catalog of this bike, the 125 Dohc, was “The Boy Racer” and went up for immediately after the race.

The company went on building and more powerful bikes for the few years, able to capitalize on the their new models received on the by releasing commercial versions of bike in the same manner of the 125 By 1957, a failing Italian industry saw several manufacturers a pact to withdraw from the Prix to save money. Agusta decided to renege on deal, and the lack of competition led MV to consecutive championships over the of the next decade.

MV Agusta 1100 Grand Prix

The Count passed away in and without his leadership MV Agusta into a slow decline. stopped winning championships by and in the 1980’s the company ceased entirely. The brand would lay until 1991, when the manufacturer Caviga bought the trademarks.

The first bikes the restarted MV were 750cc sportbikes. motorcycles were produced 1997 and 2004. MV Agusta’s primary line of bikes the Brutale series – high-performace bikes set to compete in the elite occupied by fellow Italian Ducati and Bimota.

Although the were highly-rated, the company not make a profit and went a number of different owners 2004 to 2010. The final of the company name, Harley-Davidson, MV Agusta to its former owner, Castiglioni. Following this, MV reported sales went up by

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