Raced: 1946 - 1949

This bike has a place of honor among the competition models of Cascina Costa because it is the first to scale the slopes. It is not very different from the standard model with the exception of the sports suspension and telescopic forks.


On the 13th of October, 1946, at the Valenza circuit the MV 98 won it’s first road race with M. Cornalea. MV98 won a total of 41 road races up until 1949
(with privateers: Bertoni-Ferri-Matucci) as well as 10 off road races.


Cylinders / Cycle: single / 2 stroke
Displacement: 98 cc
Bore x stroke: 49 x 52 mm
Compression ratio: 7:1
Power / Speed: 5 HP / 5400
Torque / rpm: NA
Cooling: air
Distribution: flat piston
Carburettor: 20 mm carburetor
Ignition: flywheel magneto
Lubrication: 12% mixture
Starting: pushstart or kickstart
Primary drive: Gear
Clutch: wet multiple plate clutch
Gearbox: 3 speeds
Final drive: chain

Preformance: 100kph


Frame: single beam double cradle tubular steel
Front suspension: mechanical telescopic fork
Rear suspension: guided telescopic wheel
Front brake: 130 mm side drum brake
Rear brake: 120 mm side drum brake
Front tire: 2.50x19 “
Rear tire: 2.50x19 “
Wheels: spokes
Tank: 13 liters
Length: 1960 mm
Width: 610 mm
Wheelbase: 1210 mm
Weight: 65 Kg