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Feb 14

Historic win for MV Agusta on top of the podium after 38 years

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38 years on from their last success, achieved by the great Giacomo Agostini on his 4-cylinder 350 cc at the Nürburgring, MV Agusta are back on the top of a world championship podium. The superb F3 675 of the MV Agusta Reparto Corse – Yakhnich Motorsport team has, in fact, pulled off a stunning Supersport win at the Phillip Island circuit to take the first round of this World Championship. Continue reading →

Feb 14

MV Agusta rumbles in with the new Brutale 800 Dragster


Throttle wide open. Engine at the rev limit. The rear wheel spinning relentlessly trying to gain traction, surrounded by a cloud of white smoke, deafening tyre squeal, raw power, biting into the tarmac and devouring it metre after metre. The MV Agusta Brutale 800 Dragster is all this and much, much more. It is motorcycling reduced to the essence of pure riding pleasure. Continue reading →

Nov 13

MV Agusta makes offcial return to racing!


More than 37 years after its last success in the Gran Prix competition, MV Agusta makes its official return to the premier class in the World Championship racing series. The historic Italian brand that has one of the most significant records in the history of motorcycling, with 37 constructors’ and 38 rider world championship titles, has committed to an official return to competition and it will do so thanks to an agreement made over the last few days between the President of MV Agusta Motor S.p.A., Giovanni Castiglioni, and Alexander Yakhnich, owner of
Yakhnich Motorsport. Continue reading →

Nov 13

MV Agusta take the wraps off the Turismo Veloce 800


MV Agusta’s Turismo Veloce celebrates the pleasure of Grand Tourismo with two models – one standard and one equipped with an extensive list of accessories and technical solutions, comprising the innovative MVCSC system (MV Agusta Chassis Stability Control) electronic stability control through the use of semi-active suspension, less bulky saddle bags and the new generation MVICS 2.0 inertial platform, which includes the up&down EAS 2.0 electronic gear change system as well as the Anti Wheelie System. Standard equipment also includes an immobiliser, heated handle grips, Bluetooth connection and integrated GPS. Continue reading →

Oct 13

MV Agusta on the podium again / Third place in Jerez


The MV Agusta F3 675, after the optimum results achieved at Magny Cours, has once again returned to the podium with a third place finish achieved by Robert Rolfo. This podium finish at the World Supersport race has allowed the Italian pilot to obtain the sixth place in the final world championship standings. Rolfo was the protagonist in an outstanding race, after fighting for the lead early he was able to successfully defend his position and guarantee a position on the podium with the current world champion Sam Lowes and the vice-champion Kenan Sofuoglu. Christian Iddon, Rolfo’s teammate was also extremely fast in the early stages of the race holding fourth place before being forced to pit. Continue reading →

Oct 13

MV Agusta Rivale 800 arrives on the market


The new Rivale’s three-cylinder in-line 125hp engine is the most powerful in its class, whilst simultaneously boasting fluid and linear power output. MotoGP-derived technical solutions, such as the counter rotating crankshaft and a weight of only 52kg, makes it the most advanced 800cc engine in production, ideally designed for accommodating the precise chassis of the new Rivale. The Electronically Assisted Shift allows for super quick gear changes, while the modern LCD dashboard has been designed to be both easy to read in any situation and to provide all relevant information to the rider, providing full control over the range of different electronic settings that characterise this bike. Continue reading →

Jun 13

MV Agusta shows off new F3 800


The MV Agusta F3 675 redefined the concept of the middleweight supersport bike with the perfect balance between engine and chassis. The engine is the epitome of Italian technology, while the chassis offers class-leading performance both on the road as well as at the track. The MV Agusta F3 800 pushes the boundaries of mid-range Supersport to Superbike replica level, revolutionizing the sector with a bike that represents an undisputed technological and performance milestone. Continue reading →

Feb 13

1965 Fruin 200cc Racing Engine / Bonhams


During the Fifties and Sixties, independent engineer of Hillingdon, Middlesex, Bert Fruin came up with a series of mechanically superior motors, including a 125cc DOHC twin-cylinder racer and a modular V4/V8 engine. The first Fruin-built 200cc was featured in Motor Cycle magazine in 1962. Continue reading →

Nov 12

Video / Jay Leno’s 1976 MV Agusta 750

In this latest episode of Jay Leno’s Garage, the funny man brings out a longtime resident of his personal motorcycle collection, a gorgeous 1976 MV Agusta 750 America. Leno has had the bike – dubbed by some as the “Ferrari of motorcycles” – for over 25 years. Not only does it look awesome, it sounds every bit as good too! Continue reading →

Jul 12

Race MV Agusta F3 675cc by World Racing Performance

If you’ve visited the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed, there’s a good chance you took a glimpse of the only racing MV Agusta 675cc motorcycle in the World (at least at the moment) prepared by the, wait for it, World Racing Performance. Rider James ‘Jonners’ Johnston took the WRP MV Agusta F3 675 very very gingerly on the “hill” in changeable weather conditions. Bike however ran faultlessly and look really cool in race bodywork and colors. Check out the photo gallery and the video after the jump. Continue reading →