RIP Claudio

August 18, 2011 by

Claudio Castiglioni the man behind 3 -CAGIVA, Ducati, MV Agusta- of the best Italian motorcycle brands passed away yesterday at the age of 64.

The man founded CAGIVA and with his brother took the company from manufacturing combination locks for briefcases to motorcycle manufacturing he then purchased Ducati and later on sold it to Texas Pacific Group. He recently bought back MV Augusta from Harley Davidson and was very happy about it.

Claudio was the man behind some the most successful models in the history of motorcycles , the 916, the Monster and the MV F4.

Press release