Lot 139 - 1980 Moto Morini 3 1/2 Strada
|Odometer reading||33,279 miles|
|Result||Sold - £1,935|
Moto Morini was founded by Alfonso Morini in Bologna, in 1937. Earlier, Morini had also manufactured motorcycles together with Mario Mazzetti under the name MM. Moto Morini which came under Cagiva control in 1987, then in 1996 joined Texas Pacific Group, which had also bought Ducati, and in April 1999, the rights to the name were purchased by Morini Franco Motori Spa, a company which had been founded by Morini's nephew in 1954. After building large v-twin motorcycles early in the 21st century the company went into liquidation in late 2010 and then restarted motorcycle production in 2012.
This lovely 350cc 3½ Strada was first registered in 1980 and is described as a totally unmolested genuine example. Having been recently recommissioned and running as it should, this is a great little Italian classic in great shape having been stored very well. With just 33,180 miles a lovely example of an iconic Italian bike.
Guide Price £3,500-£4,500
Previous lotLot 138 - 1961 Matchless G12 CSR (650cc) *WITHDRAWN*
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