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The Magni Filo Rossi: a classic GP replica racer powered by an MV Agusta Brutale 800 engine.

Filo Rosso: A Magni racer for the road

Vintage race bikes sound good in theory. But unless you’re handy with a spanner and have access to an underground parts network, they’re likely to drain your bank account faster than a weekend in Vegas. So wouldn’t it be good if you could have a race replica that starts at the push of a button?…

Magni Arturo 1000

Magni Arturo 1000

Arturo Magni is best known for his racing exploits with MV Agusta. While managing MV’s racing department, the team won a remarkable 75 world championships and over 3,000 races in several classes. After MV retired from racing in the late 70s, Magni and his sons set up a factory to build ‘specials’, and in the…

Franz Eieresser’s immaculate Magni-BMW MB1

9 YEARS AGO / 1 COMMENT / CUSTOM MOTORCYCLES

Magni is one of those motorcycling names, like Egli, that hovers on the periphery of stardom. Egli is inseparable from Vincent, but Magni is associated with MV Agusta, Honda and Moto Guzzi. Some of the earliest Magnis, though, had BMW power. The MB1 shown above uses a heavily modified airhead taken from a BMW R80,…