• 2008 Moto Morini Corsaro Avio
  • Year:
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    87° V longitudinal
  • Transmission:
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    120 HP@ 8500 RPM
  • Torque @ RPM:
    75 lbs/ft@ 6700 RPM
  • Displacement:
    1187 L
  • Top Speed:
    140 mph

Black with Red Frame Version

2008 Moto Morini Corsaro Avio
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2008 Moto Morini Corsaro Avio Black

Fabulous looking in its new Black and Red outfit, the new Corsaro Avio Black is Moto Morini’s latest creation and even greater is the fact that the bike is already available at dealers in Italy so it won’t be long until it will find its place in your garage.

Moto Morini worked its magic on this brand new model showing that even the best can look better. As a result, the Black Pirate Avio, saddle and frame with red and black superstructure features the same technical characteristics of the Avio as well as the 10, 770 Euro price.

It is clear that we’ll be seeing more and more of these models and the spirited naked will definitely not pass unnoticed, especially after reading this. Designed by Corsaro Marbese Design, the Black version enhances an even sportier look. It is all due to its compact tube frame which lets the Bialberto CorsaCorta engine look imposing underneath the stylish gas tank. A perfect balance of twists and tension characterizes all the trappings starting with the front fairing, continuing with the tank and finishing with the saddle. The bike’s lines speak about the way Italians design bikes and remind us of the smart saying that if Japanese bikes would have looked as well as the Italian ones, there will be absolutely perfect.

But it seems that Moto Morini intends to twist the saying and have the performance of a Japanese naked bike apart from its extraordinary styling. In order to do that it relies on the Bialbero CorsaCorta engine which produces 120 hp. The rider will experience a blast in the low-and-mid-range accompanied by the sound of the Termignoni exhaust that looks damn stylish, by the way. Thanks to meticulous development and technology featuring closed loop catalyst trivalent and lambda probe, it complies with the Euro3 regulations.

It has an 18 liters fuel tank that is made of nylon-resistant and lifts in order to give access to the large filter box below.

Being fitted with mighty fully-adjustable Marzocchi Magnum 50mm diameter front forks it is compatible with any riding style while the rear is characterized by an asymmetrical swingarm that hides a single fully adjustable Sachs shock absorber.

The rims are dressed in Pirelli Diablo tires 120/70 front and 180/55 rear, equipment which ensures the support and the necessary space to download the huge grounded propeller torque while keeping everything under control.

Obviously a guarantee of powerful and progressive deceleration, the 320mm discs with four-piston calipers will become your best friend in an emergency situation.

So here you have it: brand new, awesome looking and performing, the new Moto Morini Corsaro Avio Black is fresh out of the drawing board and ready to be ridden. 

Silver with Blue Frame Version

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2008 Moto Morini Corsaro Avio

Dazzling, tough and a pleasure to behold. Bursting with personality, this new entry has a satin silver finish on a blue frame, a nod to motorcyclists seeking attention and easy handling more than true grit performance.

The Corsacorta Bialbero 1187 cc twin-cylinder has been optimized to deliver 120 hp to the shaft and offer a fullbodied, fluid thrust at low rpms. The features of the engine match the qualities of the chassis and components, which encapsulate some of the greatest names in Italian mechanical engineering. The result is a spunky naked bike with an ambition of being competitive in all areas including price.



Model: Corsaro 1200 Avio

Engine characteristics

2008 Moto Morini Corsaro Avio
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2008 Moto Morini Corsaro Avio Black

Engine: Moto Morini – Bialbero CorsaCorta
Cylinders: 2
Layout: 87° V longitudinal
Strokes: 4
Cooling: Liquid cooled
Timing system: Double overhead camshaft
Valves per cylinder: 4
Bore x stroke: 107 x 66 mm / 4,21 x 2,59 inch
Displacement: 1187 cc
Compression ratio: 12.5:1
Power: 88 Kw – 120 HP @ 8500 rpm
Torque: 102 Nm – 10.4 Kgm @ 6700 rpm
Fuel system: Magneti Marelli indirect electronic injection with 54 mm / 2,12 inch Ø throttle body
Ignition: I.A.W. electronic
Starting: Electric
Lubrication: Forced with trochoidal pump
Gearbox: With constant mesh spur gears
Gear ratio: 6

  • In first: 13/36
  • In second: 17/32
  • In third: 20/30
  • In fourth: 22/28
  • In fifth: 23/26
  • In sixth: 24/25

Clutch: Wet, multiplate type
Primary drive: Spur gears 55:31
Final drive: Chain 17/40
Exhaust: Silencer, 3-way catalytic converter with oxygen sensor
Emissions control: Euro 3


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2008 Moto Morini Corsaro Avio


Frame: Verlicchi high-strength steel tube trellis frame
Wheelbase: 1440 mm / 56,70 inch
Headstock rake: 24.5°
Rake: 103 mm / 4,05 inch
Front suspension: Marzocchi upside-down fork with 50 mm / 1,96 inch Ø legs, adjustable in rebound, compression and spring preloading
Front wheel travel: 129 mm / 5,08 inch
Swing arm: Casted Aluminium alloy
Rear suspension: Progressive linkage with Sachs monoshock adjustable in rebound, compression and spring loading
Rear wheel travel: 130 mm / 5,12 inch
Front brake: Brembo 320 mm / 12,59 inch double disc with 4- piston callipers
Rear brake: Brembo (master cylinder and callipers) 220 mm / 8,66 inch single disc with 2-piston calliper
Front tire: Pirelli Diablo – 120/70 ZR 17 (58W)
Rear tire: Pirelli Diablo – 180/55 ZR 17 (73W)
Rims: Brembo in light alloy, 6 spokes
Front rim size: MT 3.50 x 17”
Rear rim size: MT 5.50 x 17”

Size and weights

Total length: 2070 mm / 81,50 inch
Max. width: 810 mm / 31,89 inch (excluding rear-view mirrors)
Seat height: 830 mm / 32,68 inch
Min. height from ground: 140 mm / 5,51 inch
Steering angle: 30° rh/lh
Dry weight: 198 Kg / 440 lbs


Tank capacity: 18 litres / 3,96 UK gal
Reserve capacity: 3 litres / 0,66 UK gal


Instrument panel: Electronic/analogical rev counter and speedometer with multifunctional LCD display

Warranty: 3 years


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