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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 08-06-2010, 02:31 PM Thread Starter
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MV is Italian again

http://www.superbikeplanet.com/2010/Aug/100806d.htm

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post #3 of 21 (permalink) Old 08-06-2010, 02:55 PM
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text snippet from Autoblog coverage of sale:

"No actual financial data has yet been announced, but rumors from Italy have it that the Italian businessman isn't actually paying anything more than a single symbolic euro for the storied motorcycle manufacturer and may even be getting some additional financial support from Harley-Davidson for the foreseeable future."


Good for the buyers! And good riddance HD. But just goes to show what A$$hats top management at HD is.

HD turned down offers reportedly in excess of 100 mil for Buell.... and then goes and sells MV Agusta for a single euro.

Again... I'm not ragging on MV at all.... but jeez... talk about giving away the store.

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Well....thank you to Harley for turning the company around, getting the parts supply chain working properly, and bringing the new product to market (at a competitive price, too)....I would say Harley has done a good job with MV.

Proper advertising, proper product launches, proper support......hope CC doesn't bungle it all (again).

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Now all we need is Mr. T. Please Claudio ask Mr T. to come back !!!
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It's not April 1st isn't it. After all that troubled times MV is on its own for just a Euro. Well done Mr. Castiglioni. Congratulations !
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