Classic Moto Morini Motorcycles

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Café Espresso: 1978-1983 Moto Morini 500

Moto Morini 500 SportYears produced: 1978-1983Power: 7,500rpm (est.)Top speed: 104mph (period test)Engine: 479cc air-cooled OHV 72-degree V-twinTransmission: 5-speed, chain final driveWeight/mpg: 368lb (dry)/42-56mpgPrice then/now: $2,795/$2,500-$6,000Samuel Dalziel Heron is hardly a household name. Yet he helped design the first successful radial airplane engines, invented the ...

The Motorcycle Classics Staff | Dec 20, 2017

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