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3 production models

23 discontinued models

history
Moto Morini is an Italian motorcycle manufacturer founded by Alfonso Morini in 1937. In the first years of existence, Morini manufactured bikes with the help of Mario Mazzetti. all of them being released the MM brand.

However, the two partners split up in 1937, Morini starting manufacturing 350cc and 500cc three wheels vehicles under the Moto Morini brand. The most successful Moto Morini model at that time was the M610, a motorcycle which was discontinued once the second World War started.

In 1943, the Moto Morini plant was damaged by the bombs, but the company had the resources to  recover it by 1946 when it also managed to launch a new motorcycle, dubbed the T125. One year later a sport version of the T125 was launched, while in 1948 Moto Morini recorded the first win in motorsports came after Raffaele Alberti won the Italian Championship for Lightweight Motorcycles riding a 125 Competition.

Because the company's motorcycles were previously produced in Bologna, in 1956 Moto Morini decided to move to a larger factory at Via Bergami. One of the most important milestones in the company's history took place in 1969 when Alfonso Morini dies at the age of 71 and Gabriella Morini, his daughter, becomes the manager.

The first 72 degrees V-Twin motorcycles from Moto Morini were released in the early 1970s, being designed by Franco Lamberti, Gino and Franco Marchesini. However, the company started experiencing problems during the 1980s, so Gabriella Morini decided to see the firm to the Cagiva Group in 1987.

Under Cagiva's management, Moto Morini's problems continued so the Via Bergami production facility was closed in 1993. Three years later, Cagiva sold Ducati and Moto Morini to TPG.Under the new management, several new bikes were released, including the the Corsaro 1200 naked bike and the Corsaro Veloce 1200.
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production models:
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2 generations

2008 - present

3 generations

2008 - present

1 generation

2008 - present
 
discontinued models:
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3 generations

1946 - 1955

1 generation

1954 - 1959

1 generation

1977 - 1980

1 generation

1974 - 1983

1 generation

1973 - 1977

1 generation

1986 - 1989

1 generation

1984 - 1986

1 generation

1981 - 1989

1 generation

1977 - 1981

1 generation

1981 - 1985

1 generation

1981 - 1982

1 generation

1985 - 1990

1 generation

2005 - 2006

1 generation

1989 - 1991

1 generation

1963 - 1977

2 generations

2012 - 2012

1 generation

2005 - -2006

1 generation

1970 - 1974

1 generation

1964 - 1973

1 generation

2006 - 2007

1 generation

1988 - 1990

1 generation

1988 - 1990

1 generation

1956 - 1966