Giovanni Castiglioni

  • Cash secured for MV Agusta – means NEW ‘premium’ AND ‘mid-range’ motorcycles over next FIVE years.

    Cash secured for MV Agusta – means NEW ‘premium’ AND ‘mid-range’ motorcycles over next FIVE years.

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    MV Agusta has announced its five-year business plan which puts production from the Italian bike maker at 25,000 motorcycles over the next half decade. The factory has also said that it will make new premium bikes, but what’s likely to get people interested even more that that is the commitment to make a new mid-sized…

  • MV Agusta looks to the future. Receives 50 MILLION EURO cash injection. Confirms Timur Sardarov as NEW CEO.

    MV Agusta looks to the future. Receives 50 MILLION EURO cash injection. Confirms Timur Sardarov as NEW CEO.

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    MV Agusta has just recieved a capital injection of around 40 million Euros and announced the appointment of new CEO Timur Sardarov – as it begins to make plans for the future, after years of financial turmoil and uncertainty.   The latest injection means that MV has received a total of around 50 million Euros…

  • MOTO2: Romano Fenati sacked after brake-grab incident. MV Boss chips in, saying: “His 2019 contract with us won’t happen. I will oppose it.”

    MOTO2: Romano Fenati sacked after brake-grab incident. MV Boss chips in, saying: “His 2019 contract with us won’t happen. I will oppose it.”

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      Romano Fenati’s contract with the Marinelli Snipers Team has been terminated following the incident on Sunday that saw the Italian suspended from two Grands Prix. The team has just published the following statement: “Here we are. Now we can communicate that the Marinelli Snipers Team shall terminate the contract with the rider Romano Fenati, from now on,…

  • First look at MV Agusta’s 2019 Moto2 race bike design

    First look at MV Agusta’s 2019 Moto2 race bike design

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    Here’s the official images of what the MV Agusta Moto2 race bike will look like – and it looks just like the road bike without lights, mirrors or a numberplate holder. The most successful European motorcycle manufacturer of all time, with 75 world titles (38 rider and 37 manufacturer) from 1952 to 1974. The first…

  • HUGE RUMOURS: Jet-powered MV Agusta on the way?

    HUGE RUMOURS: Jet-powered MV Agusta on the way?

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    MV Agusta’s eccentric CEO Giovanni Castiglioni has hinted that the iconic Italian brand is working on a brand new exclusive superbike – and there’s talk that it’s going to be jet powered! Iconic Italian motorcycle manufacturer, MV Agusta, has recently undergone a resurgence of sorts, after years of financial instability and uncertainty – but thanks…

  • Cagiva returns for 2018 – but this time, it’s focusing on electric motorcycles

    Cagiva returns for 2018 – but this time, it’s focusing on electric motorcycles

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    Iconic Italian motorcycle manufacturer Cagiva is set to relaunch for 2018, with a new range of electric motorcycles. And if there’s one that looks like the C594 GP machine below, which was lauded as the most beautiful race bike in the world back in its day, we’re in!   The MV Agusta owned brand stopped production back in 2012,…

  • MV Agusta avoids bankruptcy in Italian court

    MV Agusta avoids bankruptcy in Italian court

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    MV Agusta has avoided bankruptcy after an Italian court ruled that the firm’s cost-cutting plans did go far enough to save the marque. An application submitted to the court in Varese explaining that the factory was cutting costs and the amount of models in the range was upheld by Judge Miro Santangelo. Santangelo has now…

  • MV Boss Castiglioni: “We’ve no cash for development of new superbike”

    MV Boss Castiglioni: “We’ve no cash for development of new superbike”

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    MV Boss Castiglioni: “We’ve no cash for development of new superbike.” MV Agusta boss Giovanni Castiglioni (above) has opened up about where MV Agusta is right now, saying that there’s no money in the firm’s pocket to put towards the development of a new Superbike. The news means that MV is merely going to up…

  • MV Agusta says SIX new models appearing across the coming summer!

    MV Agusta says SIX new models appearing across the coming summer!

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    We’ve probably already told you about three of the new models that are on their way from MV over the next few months (definitely slated to appear well before the major shows later on in 2016) – the new Brutale 675, Dagster 800 and Brutale 800 RR are all on their way, according to sources.…

  • Video: Lewis Hamilton’s limited edition MV Agusta Dragster

    Video: Lewis Hamilton’s limited edition MV Agusta Dragster

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    In this video Lewis Hamilton talks about creating his limited edition 800cc MV Agusta dragster with their design team. The Dragster RR LH 44 features an Alcantara quilt pattern saddle, numerous parts made from Ergal (brake lever, handlebars, fuel filler cap, brake pump cover) and a special anodised red finish on the logos, frame, footpegs…

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