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Cagiva set to launch electric bikes?

An electric Cagiva could be on show when MV Agusta celebrates the 40th anniversary of the famous Italian brand on Sunday (16 September 2018) at their Varese factory. An official MV Agusta press release doesn’t mention the electric bike, but the company has been working an electric Cagiva for some time and it would be …

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Italian bike fans celebrate 10th Motogiro

The 10th annual national Motogiro cross-country rally for small-capacity Italian-made bikes and scooters is on this August with a special anniversary dinner and display. The organisers are Italian bike collectors Pete Morrow and Trevor Fryer who live in South East Queensland and use the beautiful region to stage their annual event. They started the untimed …

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MV Agusta boss Giovanni Castiglioni classic cagiva

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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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 joins Brembo fault recall

MV Agusta Australia is the fourth motorcycle company to join the global recall over a fault in Brembo front master cylinders. The other brands which issued official recalls last month are Aprilia, Ducati and KTM. (Click on the brands in the previous sentence to see which models are affected by the recall.) The MV Agusta models affected …

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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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