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From Cascina Costa To Schiranna

Once the controversy surrounding the Iannucci affair had cleared, MV Agusta was back in the news in the spring of 1992 thanks to an unexpected announcement from Cagiva Motor's press office. It was officially announced that ownership of the Cascina Costa trademark was to go to Castiglioni's group, af ...
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1960 to 1980

The 'sixties saw the consecration of the family car, but at the same time the motorcycle market slowed down. MV Agusta reacted to this change in consumer spending in a true enterprising spirit, offering the market new models to attract motorcycle lovers. Of these, the one destined to go down in hist ...
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The Boom Of The 50’s

Motorcycle racing resumed in the early 'fifties. MV Agusta became a racing legend thanks to decisive progress in performance and technology. The publicity generated by its success in racing brought Cascina Costa increased sales of its variety of versatile, economical models that perfectly responded ...
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The Boom Of The 50's

Motorcycle racing resumed in the early 'fifties. MV Agusta became a racing legend thanks to decisive progress in performance and technology. The publicity generated by its success in racing brought Cascina Costa increased sales of its variety of versatile, economical models that perfectly responded ...
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The First MV Agusta Is Born

In the autumn of 1945 the first MV Agusta was presented to the public. It was initially to be called "Vespa 98", but it was found that the name had already been registered. And so it was referred to simply by the number "98", available in "Touring" and "Economical" versions. Deliveries began in 1946 ...
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From Aviation to Motorcycling

The name Agusta first rose to prominence in the early twentieth century, identifying a pioneer in the fledgling Italian aeronautics industry: count Giovanni Agusta. Originally from Sicily but living in Lombardy, Giovanni Agusta founded his company in 1907 at "Cascina Costa" in Samarate (Varese). Pro ...
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