February 9, 2023

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Backfire, a historic brand returns to produce an “eccentric” vehicle | Motorcyclists were stunned

Great return in the market for a historic motorcycle brand. A real treat for two-wheeled enthusiasts, among other things with an all-electric touch.

Scientist Motorcycles By road he is walking toward a turning point. dictated by the need to be least possible pollution And towards energy saving, which has long been the consensus of producers.

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breakthroughgreensSo on two wheels. Precisely in this sense, a very important novelty should be noted regarding the moped market. The return of a historic brand Which, according to the latest reports from insiders, should return with a really interesting and whimsical product.

We are talking about MV Augustaa company in the province of Varese founded in 1945. As mentioned, a brand with a rich tradition in the world of engines in Italy.

After years of inactivity producing more “grassroots” and less sporty motorcycles, MV Augusta will finally return to motorcycle production from the city.

The collaboration between MV Augusta and Kymco: the electric scooter is born

According to the latest rumors it appears that MV Augusta Reached a cooperation agreement with a leading global company, which is one of the most famous among motorcycle and scooter manufacturers. so by saying kymcothe Taiwanese brand that has become very popular among two-wheelers, especially for those who need a more urban and less collectible vehicle.

back MV Augusta In the world of urban scooters, it produced the Ampelio model, the first production born from the collaboration with kymco.

Ampelius MV Augusta
Ampelio model – Mondofuoristrada.it

The aforementioned urban motorcycle model brings an important turning point for MV Augusta. so by saying It will be fully electric. Ampelio is developed on the basis of scooter technology Kymco S7. The latest generation model with features that align with the ideas of the compact and reliable city scooter envisioned by MV.

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starting with there Two Ionex 1.7 kWh batteriesWhich is enough to ensure a range of up to 85 km. Units that can be extracted for domestic shipment and, perhaps soon, can also be exchanged for the swap system, a technology that will also be introduced in Europe.

The model is not final, but it is in the process development Advanced, which will end in 2023. Some technical details are missing, but the technical improvements that have been made are already quite clear. Ampelio will have two driving modes (Normal and Sport), power steering lock and keyless system for starting and opening / closing all compartments. The wheels are of different sizes: 13 inches at the front and 12 inches at the rear.

MV Augusta, a piece of history coming back

As mentioned ampelius It is the symbol of the return to the scooter market MV Augusta. After the first years of production, Varese moved more towards the sporting or racing motorcycle market.

The Augusta family has been associated with many motorcycle companies and manufacturers. How Cagivaanother company in the province of Varese, or the historical company Harley Davidson Made in the USA. From this year MV instead agreed with KTMthe Austrian motorcycle manufacturer that also has competition in the MotoGP world.