Terrestrial Flyer: 1954 MV Agusta 175 CSS Disco Volante

The MV Agusta 175 CSS Disco Volante, the Aermacchi Chimera 175 and the Motobi Catria Lusso.

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Nick Cedar
The nickname Disco Volante, or flying saucer, refers to the shape of the gas tank.
  • Claimed power: 15hp @ 6,700rpm
  • Top speed: 84mph
  • Engine: 172.3cc air-cooled SOHC single, 59.5mm x 62mm bore and stroke, 8.2:1 compression
  • Weight (dry): 246lb (112kg)
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