MV Agusta 125 Turismo 1948 (1948-49)

The MV Agusta 125 Turismo was produced from 1948-49 with approximately 2000 units manufactured. It has a two-stroke, single cylinder engine with a capacity of 125 cc and a compression ratio of 6.2:1. The carburettor is 16 mm and lubrication is an 8% mixture. Ignition is via a flywheel magneto and it has a kickstart. The motorcycle has a maximum power output of 3.5 kW or 4.8 hp at 4500 rpm. It has a wet multiple plate clutch with a 3-speed transmission and chain final drive. The frame is a closed tubular steel cradle and front suspension is girder forks with a telescopic fork on the Lusso model. The rear suspension is a swingarm with mechanical shocks. Brakes are 125mm drums front and rear with tyres sized at 2.75-19 for the front and 3.00-19 for the rear. The motorcycle weighs 75 Kg or 165.3 lbs with a fuel capacity of 12 litres or 3.1 US gallons.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: MV Agusta 125 Turismo

Year: 1948 – 49

Units Produced: approx. 2000
Engine: Two stroke, single cylinder
Capacity: 125 cc / 7.6 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 53 x 56 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 6.2:1
Induction: 16 mm Carburettor
Lubrication: 8% mixture
Ignition: Flywheel magneto
Starting: Kick
Max Power: 3.5 kW 4.8 hp @ 4500 rpm
Clutch: Wet multiple plate clutch
Transmission: 3 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Closed tubular steel cradle

Front Suspension: Girder forks (telescopic fork on Lusso)
Rear Suspension: Swingarm with mechanical shocks
Front Brakes: 125mm Drum
Rear Brakes: 125mm Drum
Front Tyre: 2.75-19
Rear Tyre: 3.00-19
Dimensions: Length 1930 mm / 75.9 in Width 610 mm / 24.0 in
Wheelbase: 1270 mm / 50.0 in
Weight: 75 Kg / 165.3 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 12 Litres / 3.1 US gal

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