Aadishwar Auto Ride India (AARI) on Thursday launched Italian motorcycle brand Moto Bologna Passione (MBP) in the country at Auto Expo 2023, becoming AARI’s sixth brand here. The company introduced two bikes in the 500cc-1000cc segment – the MBP M502N and the MBP C1002V – at the fair and these will be the first products of the Italian brand in the country.
MBP is headquartered in Bologna, Italy, while its product range includes motorcycles starting from 125 cc bikes to maxi scooters, adventure motorcycles as well as off-road bikes. The brand’s bikes in India will be sold through Benelli-Keeway dealers.
The MBP M502N large-displacement street naked bike is designed to appeal to all riders with Italian design language – sleek body, aerodynamics, angular fuel tank as well as side ventilation holes. after. The exposed LED headlights of the car are light-sensitive, helping to turn on and off depending on the surrounding environment.
The car is equipped with a parallel, liquid-cooled, 486cc engine with eight valves and Bosch EFI. The engine produces maximum power of 50.95 HP @ 8,500 rpm and maximum torque of 45 Nm @ 6,750 rpm.
The street naked bike is equipped with many technological innovations including a 4.2-inch full-color TFT screen that makes it easy for the driver to see all information at a glance.
The modern cruiser MBP C1002V has been designed for the modern rider and is suitable for long voyages. It draws its power from a 997cc, four-stroke, liquid-cooled, twin-engine, 80-degree tilting engine that produces a maximum power of 93.87 HP @ 7,600 rpm and a maximum torque of 102 Nm @ 6,500 rpm. The engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox.
This bike has a five-inch full-color TFT digital display that makes it easy to read. The car is equipped with a luxurious suspension package including KYB reverse telescopic forks and KYB Prolink rear shock absorbers. The passenger seat is designed to double as a backrest for the driver, and the footrests are positioned for a classic, relaxed driving position.
First published date: January 12, 2023, 5:09 PM IST