Moto Morini Is Back…Sort Of RideApart

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Moto Morini 3 1/2 V
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News — February 11,

Remember Italian motorcycle Moto Morini? It’s around since 1937, near Bologna, Italy, is also Ducati’s hometown. The has had a bit of a rocky time in recent but now it’s apparently back new investors and ambitious sales for the future.

In the past Moto has been passed around a bit. In 1987, it was sold by the family to motorcycle rival which did not do a lot with it and allowed it to into decline. In1996, Morini and Ducati were bought by the Texas Pacific who three years later Morini was sold back to the family, but unfortunately then out of business in 2010.

The company was then bought by entrepreneurs Ruggero Massimo and Sandro Capotosti for $2.5 and they have now re-opened Morini’s existing Casselechio di factory.

2014 Moto Scrambler

The new Moto Morini which is rumored to be leaving its factory for new premises closer to plans a huge ramp up in Currently it makes what it 100 exclusive motorcycles a year but to increase this considerably to than 5000 a year by

However, there is no dealer in place and the entire Moto range is only available for just a few European markets. is though a small service in place for customers who take the and buy a Moto Morini. Very Moto Morini plans to into other markets but is set in the U.S. for the moment.


Essentially the current lineup of Moto Morini motorcycles is up of bikes that have seen before, but are now offered a few tweaks. All have the 87-degree, V-twins but each version has tuned to various degrees. All use the same steel tube frame, 50mm Marzocchi and Brembo brakes.

2014 Morini 11 1/2

Sort of new for 2014 is the Morini 11 ½  ($14,871, which is the 9 ½ that was launched some ago and was just repainted and renamed. It and the model ($17,600) have the 117 hp of the V-twin, while the enduro the Granpasso ($22,512), has just 1 hp

Moto Morini 3 1/2 V
Moto Morini 3 1/2 V

2014 Moto Morini 1200

A new model for this is the … Rebello 1200 which has had a re-map of the existing and produces 130 hp and is equipped with the company calls a sophisticated system and an electronic rider’s that moves at the touch of a on the handlebars. For just over less though you can get the most version of the Moto Morini the 135 hp Corsaro 1200 Veloce

2014 Moto Morini 1200 Veloce

At present, is no further news of any new introductions Moto Morini or it’s for the U.S. market, although the was at the Auto Expo in Delhi, last week showcasing bikes.

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