MV Agusta boss Giovanni Castiglioni classic

MV Agusta plans neo classic bike

MV Agusta is working on a neo classic model and a 1000cc Brutale, but not an electric bike says boss Giovanni Castiglioni. We caught up with the erudite and suave boss of MV Agusta at the factory on the shores of beautiful Lake Varese in northern Italy this week. In the wide-ranging interview, Giovanni also …

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2018 Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso SCS automatic mode auto

MV Agusta sports tourer adds automatic mode

MV Agusta have revealed its 2018 Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso SCS where those three letters stand for Smart Clutch System allowing the rider to use a conventional clutch to change gears or ride in automatic mode. Apart from a beautiful transparent transmission cover talking point, MV say SCS adds no weight and acceleration times are …

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MV Agusta unveils Moto2 race bike drawings

MV Agusta has unveiled drawings of the race bike it will enter in the Moto2 next year. It will be powered by the Triumph Street Triple 765cc which is the control engine for the series. However, the rest of the bike is expected to come from the Varese-based motorcycle manufacturer. Artist drawings Even though the company …

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MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR LH44 third Lewis Hamilton limited-edition model

MV Agusta’s third Lewis Hamilton model

Four-time world champion driver and current F1 leader Lewis Hamilton has reunited with Varese motorcycle manufacturer MV Agusta for a third limited-edition model in his name. First there was the Dragster 800 RR LH44, then the F4 LH44 and now the Brutale 800 RR LH44. Only 144 will be built when it goes into production in …

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MV Agusta plans new F4 models

MV Agusta is developing a completely new four-cylinder engine for next year as Mercedes AMG has just sold its 25% stake in the Italian company. It is now wholly owned by MV Agusta Holding Company which is mainly funded by Russian investors. Now that the Varese manufacturer has some autonomy and a solid financial backing, it is …

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2018 MV Agusta Dragster 800 RR now quieter

Quieter MV Agusta Dragster RR

The 2018 MV Agusta Dragster 800 RR will be 50% quieter and 48% cleaner thanks to an engine that is now compliant with Euro4 pollution requirements. All 2018 MV Agusta triples will get the new 798cc engine tweaks which include new ECU algorithms and a smoother ride-by-wire throttle. The first to get the quieter engine …

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MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR Pirelli now sole supplier to MV Agusta highlight

Pirelli now sole supplier to MV Agusta

Pirelli has signed an agreement with fellow Italian MV Agusta to be the sole supplier of tyres for their motorcycles. And to celebrate, they have produced … wait for it … yet another limited-edition motorcycle. The result is the Brutale 800 RR Pirelli which will be unveiled at their EICMA motorcycle show stand in Milan this …

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F3 RC race replicas

Yet more MV Agusta race replicas

MV Agusta has unveiled race replicas for their three-cylinder F3 bikes in the run-up to the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan next week. The F3 675 and F3 800 RC (Reparto Corse) versions follow a plethora of race replicas and limited-editions released over the past few weeks. They include the Lewis Hamilton F4 LH44, F4 …

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Race livery for MV Agusta F4 RC fault

Race livery for MV Agusta F4 RC

The “new” race-livery, MV Agusta F4 RC continues the company’s run of limited editions of old models as it recovers from the financial constraints of the past couple of years. The bike’s carbon fibre bodywork features the same race livery as the Leon Camier’s F4 Reparto Corse bike. The most obvious change from the 2017 …

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