1966 Aermacchi Sprint

Aermacchi was a fabricator of aircraft for Italy’s war machine during the Second World War. After the defeat of the Axis powers, the company turned…

Union Motorcycle Aermacchi

Harley-Davidson has a strange affectation for Italian motorcycle companies. It bought MV Agusta in 2008, and offloaded it just over a year later to the…

Harley-Davidson Sprint

It’s almost impossible to quantify the proportions of a motorcycle. Sure, there are relationships between wheel sizes, fuel tank and seat unit, and of course…

1976 Bimota HDB1

The exquisite HDB1 racer was designed by Massimo Tamburini, one of Bimota’s three founders. The ‘HD’ relates to the 488cc twin motor: in 1976, Harley-Davidson/Aermacchi…

1960 Aermacchi Chimera 250

In the USA, Aermacchi is best known for its ill-fated collaborations with Harley-Davidson—which invested in the Italian company in the 1960s, and took complete control…