Business Insider: MV Agusta to Keep Separate from KTM

Keep in mind when KTM purchased a 25.1% stake (capital enhance) in Italian motorbike marque MV Agusta, again in This fall of 2022?

Nicely, MV Agusta’s continued her overhaul to align with new plans for vendor revamp, manufacturing bikes and extra – and, a lot as you’d suppose there’d be points with gray zone merging of the 2 manufacturers, either side are adamant that MV Agusta stays a “legendary Italian producer fulfilling its big potential.”

“Opposite to the way it has been reported, there isn’t any plan to allow MV Agusta clients to service or purchase components from KTM sellers – until, in fact, a vendor already operates each franchises,” states a spokesman from KTM/MV Agusta to MCN

KTM's 2023 1290 Super Duke RR. Media sourced from KTM's recent press release.
KTM’s 2023 1290 Tremendous Duke RR. Media sourced from KTM’s current press launch.

“The platforms of every model are utterly totally different, and it wouldn’t be practicable, nor honest to the MV Agusta community, for licensed KTM sellers to service MV Agusta bikes given the funding in coaching and tooling that’s required for all of our manufacturers.”

“To verify, MV Agusta sellers are all nonetheless open and in a position to promote and repair new and used MV Agusta bikes.”

Beforehand, MV Agusta’s CEO Timur Sardarov talked about that the partnership with KTM would create service facilities and that  “[A] great amount of them will likely be licensed as our [MV Agusta] service facilities in order that we could be near the shopper.”

A view of MV Agusta's bikes. Media sourced from VisorDown.
A view of MV Agusta’s bikes. Media sourced from VisorDown.

Whereas this might nonetheless be the case in America, one factor’s for certain: MV Agusta’s not about to merge with Crew Orange anytime quickly.

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“MV Agusta has its personal id by way of the engine platforms, and we’re sustaining this technique,” continues Sardarov. 

“We’re not going to develop bikes with KTM engines, and KTM is just not going to develop bikes with MV Agusta engines. MV Agusta goes to be produced in Italy. We’re going to do 100% of the product in Schiranna.”

Congrats to MV Agusta as they proceed on their journey to a vivid future. 

*Media sourced from VisorDown, RideApart, and Asphalt & Rubber*