Italian Police Acquire MV Agusta Motorcycles

Italian Police Acquire MV Agusta Motorcycles

© 2021, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. From a press release issued By MV Agusta:

4 NEW MV AGUSTAS FOR THE ITALIAN POLICE FORCE

The brand new, fully equipped Turismo Veloce Lusso SCS were delivered today during a ceremony held at Milan’s “Questura”, the Police headquarters.

Milan, February 4, 2021 – 4 new Turismo Veloce Lusso SCS featuring the official Italian State Police blue livery have joined the other two Turismo Veloce and the two Rivale currently in service with the “Nibbio” Motorcycle Unit from Milan’s Police headquarters. The Police’s MV Agusta fleet has now doubled, contributing to the increased safety on the city streets.

Milan’s Police Commissioner, “Quaestor” Giuseppe Petronzi, and MV Agusta CEO Timur Sardarov attended the official donation ceremony held at Milan’s Police headquarters. Simone Corsi, who rode an MV Agusta F2 in Misano last September under the colours of the Fiamme Oro Police sporting organisation, also attended.

 

(From left) MV Agusta Moto2 racer Simone Corsi, Milan Police Commissioner Giuseppe Petronzi, and MV Agusta CEO Timur Sardarov at police headquarters in Milan, Italy. Photo courtesy MV Agusta.
(From left) MV Agusta Moto2 racer Simone Corsi, Milan Police Commissioner Giuseppe Petronzi, and MV Agusta CEO Timur Sardarov at police headquarters in Milan, Italy. Photo courtesy MV Agusta.

 

Collaboration between MV Agusta and the Police aims at supporting and reinforcing the Nibbio Motorcycle Unit and consequently the level of safety and security across the Milan area thanks to the increased capacity of swift intervention.

 

An MV Agusta Turismo Veloce Lusso SCS Polizia. Photo courtesy MV Agusta.
An MV Agusta Turismo Veloce Lusso SCS Polizia motorcycle. Photo courtesy MV Agusta.

 

The Turismo Veloce has exceptional technical and functional features: from the iconic MV Agusta inline 3-cylinder engine mated to a counter-rotating crankshaft, supplying 110HP at 10.150 rpm, to the side panniers offering 60 litres of storage, enough to hold an emergency kit and the service machine-gun. The Turismo Veloce also boasts the largest fuel tank in its category, 22 litres, providing a 300 km riding autonomy.

With its 199 kg, the Turismo Veloce is the lightest and most agile bike in its category. Also particularly appreciated by the Nibbio squad members is the SCS “Smart Clutch System”, which provides quick, automatic clutch action, a feature specially thought out to be easy and totally intuitive.

“To see our bikes used by the State Police to protect and assist the citizens of Milan fills us with pride” said Timur Sardarov, CEO MV Agusta Motor S.p.A. “At MV Agusta we like to say we manufacture the most beautiful and technologically advanced bikes in the world, but today we are even happier to announce that our technology is being used to provide security to our communities. The women and the men of the Nibbio Unit are exceptional riders, and our bikes could not be in safer hands. I wish to thank Quaestor Petronzi for his trust and for giving us the opportunity to support the extraordinary work of the Italian Police.”

“Today we are consolidating an established collaboration between the State Police and MV Agusta, who is generously increasing our motorcycle fleet. The Nibbio Unit can now count on 4 new bikes for a better, more capillary patrolling of our streets. The Turismo Veloce Lusso SCS is particularly suited”, continued Quaestor Giuseppe Petronzi, “for Police work in serving our citizens. Improving our monitoring capability through an ever more capillary control over a broad territory is one of our primary objectives. I therefore thank MV Agusta for their generous attention towards the Police Force.“

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