An MV Agusta-Powered Tony Go Kart – 150cc Two-Stroke 4-Speed

This MV Agusta Tony Go Kart is a remarkable piece of history, it’s a combination of two Italian icons from a time before either of them had achieved the many race track victories that would go on to define them in future years.

Tony Kart was officially founded in 1958 by Antonio Bosio, known as “Mr Tony Kart“. Bosio was a founding father of modern go kart engineering, his chassis designs are still influencing designs today, and he pioneered the mono piston floating caliper for use in kart racing. Although the company was founded in ’58, Bosio had actually been building karts prior to this as a sole proprietor in Prevalle near Brescia in Italy. Continue reading

The Magrette Moana Pacific Professional Kara Automatic Dive Watch

The Magrette Moana Pacific Professional Kara dive watch is a New Zealand-built timepiece with a Swiss caliber STP1-11 automatic movement and a brushed grade 5 titanium case, it’s water resistant down to an impressive 1,650 feet and it’s strictly limited to 1010 units.

Magrette was founded by Dion McAsey, a New Zealand-born designer and lifelong fan of horology, particularly watches from the WWII-era, and dive watches from the 1970s.

Dion started to Magrette to build the kind of watches he wanted to wear himself, they feature a classically-designed look, mechanical movements, and strong influences from the golden age of dive watches with large, easy to read faces. Continue reading