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It's Official - Bimota Sold

It's Official - Bimota Sold | Ductalk Ducati News | Scoop.it

After Ducati and Husqavarna, anothe Italian manufacturer has gone into the hands of a foreigner buyer, this time its the turn of Bimota.

The manufacturer whose name was based on its founders, Bianchi, Morri and Tamburini celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, and been bought by a Swiss group - the name of the company has yet to be revealed - and apparently the owner has a passion for motorcycles.

For the moment it seems that Bimota will remain in Italy (Rimini), with just fresh capital flowing into the company’s coffers, and that the marque will continue their longtime collaboration with Ducati and BMW for their engines.

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Vicki Smith for Ducati.net's insight:

We watch this with interest.  Bimota is a brand that has a long history of it's fortunes tied tightly to Ducati.

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Thierry's comment, September 12, 2013 2:03 PM
Bimota is an amazing brand. So bold and innovative. But Husqvarna was not Italian. Thanks for sharing the article anyway. Important move indeed.
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