Two-wheeler manufacturer Magni is famous for creating modern interpretations of bikes from the heyday of Grand Prix racing, specializing in retro-modern MV Agusta models. Its bikes feature classical looking frames that use modern manufacturing techniques Now, the company has unveiled a model called the Italia 01/01 designed as a tribute to its founder Arturo Magni, who passed away in 2015. The Italia 01/01 is a blend of retro-styled design with a state-of-the-art engine from MV Agusta.
The biker is powered by a 798 cc, three-cylinder engine sourced from MV Agusta. Magni hasn't released specifications. The company hasn't revealed if the Italia 01/01 is a one-off model, or if it's headed to production in the coming months. Even if it's built, the Italia 01/01 will likely be a limited edition model.
Founder Arturo Magni has made company 1977 after working for MV Agusta for 26 years. Before founding his own company, Magni began working at Gilera, before moving to MV Agusta in 1950 where he worked in Racing Department until 1976, a role that allowed him to add to 37 manufacturers and 38 riders' world titles.