MV Agusta RVS#1 RVS heritage f4

More motorcycle factory closures during pandemic

The list of motorcycle factory closures due to the coronavirus pandemic is growing daily with MV Agusta and Indian Motorcycles finally joining. The MV factory on the shores of beautiful Lake Varese in Lombardy, an early epicentre of the virus in Italy, had been continuing with a reduced workforce. Now they have announced that from …

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MV Agusta 75th anniversary continues

MV Agusta continues amid pandemic

While the pandemic is closing some motorcycle factories in Europe, MV Agusta in Lombardy, the epicentre of the Italian coronavirus contagion, continues production. KTM, Husqvarna and GasGas will close their Austrian factories at the end of the month for two weeks and Moto Morini in Italy has already temporarily closed. The Piaggio Group – owner of Aprilia, Moto …

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MV Agusta introduces Piquadro smart luggage

MV Agusta has Piquadro in the bag

MV Agusta has collaborated with Italian travelware company Piquadro to introduce a stylish range of branded keyrings, wallets, backpacks and travel bags. The MV Agusta – Motorcycle Art collection in textile and leather will be available online through the official MV Agusta website in May and there are no prices yet. We checked out the …

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Ducati Scrambler Motard Desert X elefant

MV Agusta plans Elefant adventurer

MV Agusta has been promising for some time that it will move into new fields such as small-capacity bikes and adventure bikes and now it has a name for the latter – Elefant. The Italian company has applied for the trademark for Elefant which is Italian for elephant. It also comes from the famous Cagiva …

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exclusive limited-edition Dragster 800 RR

MV Agusta joins exclusive online garage

MV Agusta has produced yet another one-off model and this time it will be sold through the exclusive TheAresenal online store. The store calls itself “the most insane garage in the world” and includes cars, jets, boats, bicycles and some insane custom motorcycles such as a Honda monkey bike costing $US30,000 ($A44,500) and a $US50,000 ($A74,000) …

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MV Agusta RVS#1 RVS heritage f4

MV Agusta celebrates 75th anniversary

MV Agusta will officially celebrate its 75th anniversary on June 20-21 at its factory on the shores of the beautiful Lake Varese in northern Italy. If you’re a fan, we recommend booking your flights now as the Italian lake region is not only beautiful, but is blessed with excellent roads for riding motorcycles. The company …

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BMW R 18/2 cruiser

2020 vision: Bikes you most want to ride

There is a host of exciting motorcycles being released in 2020 that have caught the attention of our more than 300,000 readers a month. We have gone over the reader statistics for our motorcycle stories, assessing multiple entries about particular bikes and also considered your comments. The statistical analysis arrives at what we think are …

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MV Agusta Superveloce Serie Oro model design

MV Agusta Superveloce wins on design

There is little doubt that MV Agusta is the maker of some of the world’s most beautiful motorcycles and now their Superveloce 800 Serie Oro has won a distinguished design award. The neo-retro motorcycle will be available next year in Australia for $49,990 ride away and $54,990 in New Zealand. Made on the shores of Lake …

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Luigi Termignoni

Mr Termignoni dies aged 75

The founder of the motorcycle exhaust company that brought music to the ears of many riders, Luigi Termignoni, has died, aged 75. Luigi founded the Termignoni exhaust company in 1969 in Predosa, Italy. His exhausts were made famous in the Paris-Dakar rallies of the ’70s and ‘80s and even the Le Mans 24 Hours Race …

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