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Old 1956 Mondial Champion Lusso 125cc Motorcycle Startup

Few marques have achieved so fine a competition record in so short a time as Mondial, the Italian company’s period at the very top of Grand Prix racing encompassing the years 1949-51, plus a gloriously successful comeback in 1957. F B Mondial was founded in the aftermath of WW2 by the Boselli family, whose first venture into powered transport had been with the F B (Fratelli Boselli) three-wheeled delivery van in the 1930s.

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The name ‘Mondial’ first appeared on a motorcycle in 1948, when the Boselli brothers introduced a revolutionary double-overhead-camshaft 125cc racer.classic-motorcycle.com

Mondial’s miniature masterpiece duly brought the Bologna manufacturer its first World Championship the following year and proved equally dominant in 1950 and ’51.After a relatively lean spell, Mondial returned to Grand Prix glory in 1957, taking both the 125cc and 250cc World Championships.

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Not surprisingly, Mondial’s passion for racing rubbed off on its road range, which was exquisitely engineered and beautifully constructed in a manner unmistakably Italian. In the 125cc class there were three variants were offered: Turismo, Lusso, and Special.This Mondial has been restored recently to high standard.via.read more: classic-motorcycle.com