MV Agusta sell-out to the bottom

MV Agusta joins race to the bottom

MV Agusta has joined the “race to the bottom” not long after Harley-Davidson signed a deal to make low-capacity bikes in China and Ducati signed away its naming rights to Chinese scooters. In the latest race to the bottom, premium Italian motorcycle manufacturer MV Agusta has signed a long-term deal (pictured above) with Chinese industrial …

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Gold MV Agusta Dragster 800 RC

MV Agusta makes one-off gold Dragster

How would you like a gold MV Agusta? No worries, says the premium motorcycle manufacturer on the shores of beautiful Lake Varese in north Italy. For several years now MV Agusta hasn’t made any new models. Instead, they have made a lot of limited-edition motorcycles for rich customers. In 2016, MV made a one-off F4Z for a …

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MV Agusta Superveloce 800, Dragster 800 RR America and Brutale 1000 Serie Oro gold mirror

MV Agusta to produce Superveloce 800

MV Agusta has announced on Instagram that it will produce the Superveloce 800 unveiled in concept form (above) last year at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. The solo-seat Superveloce is not a new platform, but based on the F3. It will be a limited-edition Serie Oro (gold series) with delivery of the first 300 units expected …

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Brutale 800 RR LH44 fourth Lewis Hamilton model

MV Agusta launches fourth Lewis Hamilton model

MV Agusta has launched its fourth limited-edition model, the Brutale 800 RR LH44, in collaboration with five-time Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton. Only 144 bikes will be made, each with Hamilton’s race number “44”. They will cost $A38,880 ride away, which is about $14,00 more than the RR version and $10,000 more than the RR America. …

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MV Agusta

Massive MV Agusta collection for sale

One of the largest known collections of MV Agusta motorcycles go up for auction on Saturday (February 9, 2019), including nearly every production model since 1945. Almost 100 motorcycles and even scooters from an unnamed Italian family will go under the hammer at the Retromobile Show in Paris. Retromobile says the bikes, which include production models, factory …

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MV Agusta Superveloce 800, Dragster 800 RR America and Brutale 1000 Serie Oro

MV Agusta unveils Superveloce 800 Concept

MV Agusta has showcased a Superveloce 800 concept ahead of its launch late next year, plus limited edition models, Brutale 1000 Serie Oro and a Dragster 800 RR America at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. As expected, there is nothing really new, just gorgeous and no doubt expensive adaptations of existing bikes. It’s an …

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MV Agusta Claudio F4 1000cc

MV Agusta pays homage to Claudio

MV Agusta pays homage to former company president Claudio Castiglioni with the Claudio F4, their umpteenth limited-edition bike. Only 100 are being made and they will cost $A125,012 (ride away) with a two-year unlimited kilometre warranty and roadside assistance. Aussie dealer orders will be confirmed before the end of the year. It’s drop-dead gorgeous, especially the BST …

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Show season INtermot

New motorcycle models for 2019 show season

Riders are about to see a host of new models unveiled as motorcycle show season starts next week with three major shows in Europe and Asia. The biennial Intermot show in Cologne starts next Tuesday (October 2), the Tokyo Motor Show begins on October 27 and the annual EICMA show in Milan runs from November 8. …

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