Moto Morini is back with the Rebello
15 March 2012 14:36
Historic marque Moto Morini will debut a new model dubbed 'Rebello' just under a year after the firm was rescued from bankruptcy by two Italian entrepeneurs.
No details are being released about the Rebello, but there is a teaser picture to go with the news and it appears to be using the same V-twin seen in models such as the Corsaro and 1200 Sport which are still on sale. If that's the case the Rebello will make around 130bhp.
Moto Morini went into administration in 2010 and was brought back from bankruptcy by Sandro Capotosti and Ruggeromassimo Jannuzzelli, two entrepeneurs from Milan, who bought the firm at an auction arranged by the bankruptcy court in Bologna.
The Moto Morini factory in Bologna has since been managed by the entrepeneurs' new company Eagle Bike.
The new bike will celebrate the 75th anniversary since the firm was established in 1937 and will be seen for the first time in a matter of weeks according to the firm: "The Rebello 1200 Guibileo will be equipped with a 1200cc engine and 130bhp, with only 600 versions being manufactured, all numbered and catalogued. No other Rebello will be produced until 2013."
A bizarrely complex bidding process will determine who gets a chance to buy one of the bikes. It starts today (March 15) on www.motomorinimotorcycles.eu and will last for 30 days.