Varese, April 5, 2016 – “MV AGUSTA From 1945 to the Present” is a completely recreated and updated edition with the graphic content of the historical monograph by Mario Colombo and Roberto Patrignani. Dedicated to the company of Cascina Costa, reborn in the nineties thanks to the great passion of a man who dedicated his life to motorcycles: Claudio Castiglioni.

Within its pages is the story of this legendary brand and its competitive triumphs by Carlo Ubbiali, Mike Hailwood and Giacomo Agostini, which in 2015 celebrated its 70th birthday. The history is described in two distinct sections; the first part covering human affairs, technical aspects, industrial and sporting achievements. In the second, the systematic cataloging of all the models, both road and track, including versions of the iconic F4, F3 and Brutale models that all exude the concept of excellence in world motorcycle production.

Hundreds of monochrome and colour images enrich the 360-page book dedicated to this prestigious brand, which has contributions from Massimo Chierici and Franco Daudo, for the most recent part.

This exceptional book is by Giorgio Nada Editore ( a name in publishing synonymous with quality for over thirty years, is available both in Italian and English.

The publisher has a widespread distribution in Italy through the structure of Giunti Editore, the stores “Giunti al Punto” and the “Libreria dell’Automobile” in Milan, as well as a consolidated distribution network for the foreign markets.


The illustrious Dakar rider Alessandro “Ciro” De Petri, in collaboration with MV Agusta, is

organizing an exclusive 7 day trip riding the new Turismo Veloce 800. Destination? The three largest Mediterranean

islands and, after 1850 km, arrival at the MV Agusta factory in Schiranna – Varese for a company visit which will mark the

The first stage includes an itinerary on the slopes of Etna, while the second will bring the group on the legendary “Targa

Florio”, an old and prestigious early twentieth century automobile race route, then finally the port of Palermo for

boarding. The next morning, arrival at Cagliari and after about 400 km of winding roads on the Riviera di Ponente, the

participants will arrive at Alghero. Once through the Barbagia mountains they will then reach the Emerald Coast. Next day

is Corsica’s turn, with boarding from Santa Teresa di Gallura towards Bonifacio, a tour through characteristic island

locations. Then, after having set sail from Bastia, the motorcyclists will arrive at Savona and will travel the remaining 270

Bound to the Varese manufacturer since the days of the great African races riding a Cagiva Elefant, Ciro and his De Petri

Adventure will provide technical and navigational support to all participants, making the tour an unforgettable motorcycle.