Lewis Hamilton MV Agusta Dragster RR

Lewis Hamilton designs for MV Agusta

MV Agusta confirms it will continue making limited-edition variants instead of new models with the announcement that F1 Mercedes-AMG driver Lewis Hamilton will help design another one-off bike. The company issued a short press release that says the brand ambassador is back after the success of the Dragster RR LH (pictured above). Only 244 were made and …

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John Surtees MV Agusta 500cc and F1 champion

Vale 500cc and F1 champ John Surtees

Four-time 500cc motorcycle World Champion and 1964 F1 champion John Surtees CBE of England has died, aged 83. Only eight-time champ Giacomo Agostini and five-time winner Mick Doohan had more 500cc titles than John, but he was the only racer to ever win in the premier motorsports categories for motorcycles and cars. The London race …

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Hesketh Motorcycles new model

  England’s once-comatose motorcycle manufacturing industry is bouncing back with Hesketh Motorcycles being the latest to release a new model. When it arrives in February, the limited edition Hesketh 24 will be the boutique company’s first new model in the 21st century. It comes as Triumph Motorcycles is branching out with 14 new models in …

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Lotus testing cafe racer motorcycle

A lightweight Lotus motorcycle is getting closer to reality. The iconic British sportscar company announced earlier this year it would move into the motorcycle manufacturing business with a limited edition C-01 cafe racer powered by a V2 with maximum power up to 200hp (150kW). Company spokesman Colin Kolles says test bikes have been made and …

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Lotus to make motorcycles

Lotus Motorcycles is official. The iconic British sportscar company that prides itself on shedding weight will shed two wheels and build its first motorcycle. Photos of the bike have not yet been released. However, we do know it will be called Lotus C-01 and as expected of the former Formula 1 winners, it will be …

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