Rare in the US — 2002 Mondial Piega 1000 For Sale — Bike-urious

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Mondial Piega 1000
Mondial Piega 1000

Rare in the US – 2002 Mondial 1000

We have no idea how got into the country, or if you can even it legal, but we definitely wanted our readers to see it! A niche Italian that specialized in high small displacement bikes the 40s and the 70s, Mondial made name with World road racers in the 50s, and like the Mondial 200 Super The company went out of business in but was brought back to life in by a Italian newspaper tycoon, and the was the Mondial Piega, a motorcycle officially imported to the United

There’s an interesting backstory as to how got Honda to supply engines for bike. In 1957, Soichiro approached Mondial about the of one of their racebikes (which had won 125cc and 250cc World Mondial gave Honda a which was used to set the standard for racebikes of the future.

Nearly 50 years later, Mondial was looking for an engine to the Piega (after Suzuki out of the deal), Honda repaid the This was the first time allowed use of their engines in companies’ motorcycles. The Mondial uses the SP-1 motor a RC51, but Mondial developed a exhaust, injection system, and to bring power up to 140 at the crank. quality was supposedly excellent, and you had the of a Honda engine.

It was destined to be great. Unfortunately, proved to be a problem, and after 35 were built, the factory was into bankrupty. Deals worked out and a third party in, eventually producing approximately 120 differ on the exact number but the original intent was to produce 250 for reasons).

Interestingly enough, 11 bikes apparently stolen from the – rumor is they were by employees trying to get compensation for wages – and the Italian police are looking for them!

This Mondial Piega is in beautiful and has under 2,000 miles. The has listed plenty of photos – the flaw we saw in between drooling at the are the exhaust is some rash and a of scratches on the right side

Find this Mondial for sale here on eBay bidding up to $12,100 and the reserve not yet met in Colorado. We’d be surprised the if the is under 25 grand. We truly someone is able to register and enjoy it on the street.

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