Moto Morini Enters U.S. Market with Headquarters in California


The Italian bike model Moto Morini lately announce the corporate’s entrance into the American market. The addition of america will increase Moto Morini’s world presence, which already included operations in Italy, India, and Asia.

Based in 1937 by bike designer Alfonso Morini, Moto Morini has its European headquarters in Milan. Dealing with varied struggles within the Nineteen Eighties, the corporate was first bought in 1987 and altered palms quite a few instances within the subsequent years earlier than most lately being bought in 2018 by the Zhongneng Automobile Group.

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In accordance with a press launch from Moto Morini, the corporate “brings many years of grasp craftsmanship, distinctive Italian design, premium high quality and unparalleled efficiency to america with a portfolio of bikes to satisfy and exceed the calls for of right this moment’s riders on and off the highway.”


Though the press launch didn’t specify which bikes can be launched within the U.S. market, a search of the NHTSA producer data database reveals two mannequin VINs that may point out 650cc and 750cc engines. The previous would match the present choices from Moto Morini: the X-Cape journey bike and the bare Seiemmezzo STR and SCR, all of which have a liquid-cooled 649cc inline-Twin making a claimed 61 hp at 8,250 rpm and 40 lb-ft of torque at 7,000 rpm and which is claimed to be derived from an engine of the identical configuration manufactured by CFMOTO.

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The X-Cape has a 19-inch entrance wheel shod with Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR tires, 50mm adjustable Marzocci fork, Brembo brakes (twin discs within the entrance, single within the rear), and switchable ABS. Seat peak is adjustable between 32.3 inches and 33 inches, and the bike has an windscreen that’s adjustable with one hand. It has a 4.75-gal gasoline tank and dry weight of 470 lb.

Moto Morini X-Cape in Red Passion
Moto Morini X-Cape in Crimson Ardour
Moto Morini X-Cape in Smoky Anthracite
Moto Morini X-Cape in Smoky Anthracite

The Seiemmezzo has 18-inch and 17-inch entrance/rear wheels, additionally with Pirelli tires (MT60RS on the SCR and Angel GT on the STR), Brembo brakes with ABS, absolutely adjustable Kayaba suspension, a 31.9-inch seat peak, 4.2-gal gasoline tank, and dry weight of roughly 441 lb.

Moto Morini Seiemmezzo STR in Smoky Anthracite
Moto Morini Seiemmezzo STR in Smoky Anthracite
moto morini seiemmezzo SCR in Navy Green
Moto Morini Seiemmezzo SCR in Navy Inexperienced

The brand new Moto Morini American headquarters in Irvine, California, is within the coronary heart of the U.S. bike business and can service sellers nationwide. Moto Morini is now accepting new vendor utility and hiring gross sales administration, vendor growth, and product assist personnel. Please e-mail [email protected] for extra data.

For extra data, go to the Moto Morini web site.


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