1955 MV Agusta 175 CSTL Frame no. 413811 Engine no. 410899 T
Lot 240
1955 MV Agusta 175 CSTL
Frame no. 413811 Engine no. 410899 T
Sold for €5,520 (US$ 7,323) inc. premium
Lot Details
1955 MV Agusta 175 CSTL
Frame no. 413811
Engine no. 410899 T
Having commenced motorcycle production late in 1945 with a 98cc two-stroke, Meccanica Verghera (MV) introduced its first production four-strokes, the single-cylinder 175CST and CSTL tourers, at the Milan Show in 1952, the newcomers' advanced overhead-cam, unitary construction engine setting them apart from most of the opposition. Their cycle parts too were state-of-the-art, consisting of a duplex loop frame incorporating the engine as a stressed member, oil-damped telescopic front fork, swinging-arm rear suspension and full-width alloy hubs. Defferences between the two were mainly confined to the seating, the CST having a single saddle while the deluxe CSTL came with a dual seat. Completely restored in 2003, this example is described as in excellent condition mechanically. The machine is offered with Belgian Carte Grise and MV Agusta Historic Register Certificato di Iscrizione.

Footnotes

  • MV Agusta 175 CSTL 1955
    Cadre n° 413811
    Moteur n° 410899 T

    Abordant la production motocycliste fin 1945 avec une machine deux temps de 98 cm3, Meccanica Verghera (MV) introduisit au salon de Milan 1952 ses premières motos quatre temps de production, les routières monocylindres 175 CST et CSTL dont les moteurs modernes montés en bloc et à arbre à cames en tête les distinguaient de la majorité de leurs rivales. Leur partie cycle était aussi à la pointe du progrès avec un cadre double berceau utilisant le moteur comme élément travaillant, une fourche avant télescopique à amortisseurs hydrauliques, une suspension arrière à bras oscillant et des moyeux larges en alliage léger. Les différences entre les deux modèles provenaient principalement des selles, la CST ayant une selle mono et la CSTL deluxe une selle biplace.Totalement restauré en 2003, cet exemplaire est décrit comme étant en excellent état mécanique. La machine est offerte avec sa carte grise belge et son Certificato di Iscrizione du MV Agusta Historic register.
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