Classic : 1968 MV Agusta 861CC ‘MAGNI’

 Classic : 1968 MV Agusta 861CC ‘MAGNI’

Cruiser race engineers are once in a while easily recognized names, however one special case to this general standard is the unbelievable Arturo Magni. Conceived in Usmate Velate, Milan in 1925, Magni began his cruiser vocation in 1947 in Gilera’s dashing office.

The Arcore manufacturing plant had chosen to come back to Grand Prix hustling, and Arturo Magni was utilized amassing the new four-barrel motor structured by Piero Remor, co-maker of the pre-war OPRA and CNA Rondine fours. Gilera would proceed to win six 500cc World Championships with this motor.

In 1949 Count Domenico Agusta enticed Remor far from Gilera to structure MV Agusta’s initial four-cylinder race motor. Magni tailed him in 1950 as boss specialist, and later dealt with the dashing office amid MV’s Grand Prix ‘brilliant age’.

At the tallness of its powers the Italian group could order the administrations of the world’s best riders, among them Sandford, Ubbiali, Surtees, Provini, Hailwood, Read and Agostini, and under Magni’s bearing MV won no less than 75 World Championships.

At the point when MV resigned from Grand Prix racing in 1976, Magni and his two children set up their own organization in Samarate, delivering execution parts for the MV Agusta 750 road bikes, including enormous bore packs, unique casings, and chain-drive changes. Magni started generation of bikes under his very own name in 1980, at first utilizing the Honda CB900 motor, with BMW, Moto Guzzi, and Suzuki-engined models following. In the mid-1980s Magni initiated what might end up being a massively productive relationship with Moto Guzzi.

However regardless of all his modern triumphs with Moto Guzzi, Arturo Magni’s name will perpetually be connected with that of MV Agusta, whose notoriety this extraordinary designer did as such a lot to produce. The principal MV show authoritatively to manage his name was the ‘Monza Arturo Magni’, an extended (to 832cc) adaptation of the 750S America.

The Magni form was extended to 861cc civility of an expansion in bore size to 70mm, and accompanied a uniquely tuned motor outfitted with four 30mm Dell’Orto carburettors. Official generation of the Magni, together with that of all MV Agusta’s different models, finished in February 1979, in spite of the fact that Arturo and his children Carlo and Giovanni kept on making bespoke MVs to extraordinary request. Arturo passed on in 2005.

In light of a mid 600cc MV four, the machine offered here was adjusted to 861cc detail by Giovanni Magni in 2007, including a chain last drive transformation. It is accepted to have secured just 207 kilometers since consummation. Once in the past piece of a Belgian private accumulation, the machine is offered with a Rapport d’Expertise (master evaluation) dated August 2014.


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