Motorparts designs and distributes special parts, spare parts and accessories for motorcycles and mopeds. Coming from the Motori Minarelli engine factory, historical company of Italian motorcycling Industry, it follows the tradition of quality, reliability and know-how. The technical staff comes from the team that brought Motori Minarelli to win many titles in the world of speed, in the Italian and European cross championships, to set world speed records still unbeaten. The Company philosophy has always been to combine quality and reliability to the performances. The historical experience in the distribution of Minarelli spare parts ensures customers an efficient, fast and accurate service. The sales network in Italy and in Europe is branched, capillary and attentive to the customer needs.
Motorparts was founded in 1965, at the beginning the activity was mainly the distribution of Minarelli original spare parts and accessories for motorcycles. Is in the '90s that the Motorparts distribution activity of spare parts, joins that of special parts design. Entering, in this way, in the world of racing scooters with the brand Top Performances. This creates a special R & D department to design, test and develop a wide range of racing products, aimed to increase performances, safety and comfort of vehicles. In '93, Eng. Minarelli buys the 100% of the DR, which distributes Vespa adaptable kit and special parts for scooters 50cc. Piaggio, Honda and Peugeot. Motorparts expands, in this way, its range of products and becomes an increasingly strategic supplier for various Italian and European customers. The desire to satisfy the customer at 360 degrees has since then remained intact and the range of products has gradually expanded.
Motorparts is located in Lippo di Calderara di Reno, near Bologna, in a short distance from the airport and the highway. The Factory has been recently renovated: 15,000 square meters on which develop offices, the R & D, warehouse, packaging and shipping departments. An efficient and vanguard structure that allows a capillary, fast and accurate product distribution. Motorparts distributes its products in Italy and abroad in more than 40 countries through an established network of agents and distributors, in more than 1.000 active customers.
Victories and recordsOn October the 6th 1996, on track for high speed Nardo (LE), a scooter designed and powered by Motori Minarelli and prepared by Top Performances technicians, has established two new world speed records for the 80cc class:
- 1 mile from a standing start in path 42 "754, at an average of 135.511 km / h.
- 1 mile with start route 36 "352, at an average of 159.382 km / h.
- Pilot tester: David Govoni, technical of the Top Performances experience department. Vehicle: Lolu DRAGSTER, with aluminum alloy frame and motor scooter fitted with special parts Top Performances.
- From 1966 onwards Motori Minarelli has written many times his name in the golden book of world records, the records set are 18: 1966, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975.