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1956 MV Agusta CSS-5V

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This MV Agusta CSS-5V Squalo is a rare chance to own a piece of motorcycle racing history. Offered to the market for the first time since new and never raced or ridden it is exactly as delivered from the factory, surely unique. It also comes with a small, factory original, spares package. This MV cannot be replicated, reconstructed or restored to this state of originality and is in the original state of preservation that people dream about. This MV defines and provides an understanding of what "authentic" really means. Check out the detailed photos in the gallery and please don't hesitate to call if you have any questions.


This type of motorcycle was originally raced: 1954 - 1960




Displacement: 172.3 cc

Bore x stroke: 59.5 x 62 mm

Compression ratio: 9:1

Power / Speed: 16 HP / 8800

Distribution: single overhead cam with timing chain

Carburettor: 25 mm carburretor

Ignition: magneto

Lubrication: wet sump

Clutch: wet multiple plate clutch

Gearbox: 5 speeds


Performance: 150kph




Frame: double cradle tubular steel

Front suspension: telescopic “EARLES” and hydraulic shocks

Rear suspension: swingarm with hydraulic shocks

Front brake: 180 mm drum brake

Rear brake: 150 mm drum brake

Front tire: 2.50x19”

Rear tire: 2.75x19”

Wheels: spokes

Tank: 20 liters

Length: 1900 mm

Width: 610 mm

Wheelbase: 1230 mm

Weight: 95 Kg