Mercedes and MV Agusta

Mercedes-AMG buys into MV Agusta

As predicted in July, Mercedes-AMG has bought into MV Agusta after chasing a motorcycle brand to complete its act like Audi with Ducati and, of course, BMW with its motorcycle branch. Mercedes-AMG has confirmed it is buying 25% of MV Agusta motorcycles, but don’t expect MV cars or AMG bikes. Instead, AMG is saying they will …

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MV Agusta F4RR SBK

Is there life yet in sportsbikes?

Despite a huge downturn in sales, manufacturers seem to have rejected reports of the death of sportsbikes as “premature” with a host of new and more powerful models coming to market. Sportsbikes used to rule, especially in Australia. But in recent years, the proliferation of speed cameras and heftier fines have caused a downturn in …

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MV Agusta Dragster 800RR

MV Agusta Dragster 800RR

A series of photographs of the MV Agusta Dragster 800RR have been leaked by Dutch online motorcycle website Nieuwsmotor before it is officially unveiled at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan on November 4. The most eye-catching aspect of the three-cylinder Dragster are the beautiful spoked wheels in red-white and red-black. The Kineo wheels were previously released …

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MV Agusta

MV Agusta reveals wire wheel

UPDATED OCTOBER 8: MV Agusta has released a teaser video to follow up on a teaser photo of a wire wheel which seems to indicate an RR version of its current Brutale 800 Dragster. The bike is expected to be revealed at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan on November 4. There are currently no wire wheels …

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1970s Honda rare motorcycles

Rare motorcycles set for Bonhams auction

Rare motorcycles such as a technicolor Honda and the most powerful motorcycle in the world in 1914 are among the eclectic mix offered at the Bonhams annual Autumn Stafford Sale on October 19. We may not be able to afford them, but they are certainly worth drooling over for a few minutes. The 1975 technicolor Honda with …

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Mercedes and MV Agusta

Mercedes chasing MV Agusta?

Mercedes is tipped to be interested in buying into MV Agusta and it isn’t the first time the German manufacturer has showed an interest in an Italian motorcycle company. Back in 2010, Mercedes-AMG formed a loose partnership with Ducati and produced a couple of special edition models together. But Ducati has since been bought by …

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MV Agusta Rivale 800

MV Agusta Rivale 800 bargain

MV Agusta Imports is trying to gain market share and riders who like ther sexy looks of the Rivale 800 hypermotard are the beneficiaries. Director James Deutscher has announced a $1000 price drop together with a host of free accessories that would normally cost almost $3000. “We are always looking to get as many bikes …

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Classic motorcycle

Classic motorcycle bonanza at auction

Classic motorcycle enthusiasts around the world will be watching the Shannons Sydney Late Autumn Auction on May 26 when 20 sought-after classic motorcycles from three separate collections go under the hammer. Shannons continues its rollout of important Harley-Davidson, Italian and British bikes that began last year, and the words all auction bidders love to hear …

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Harley motorcycle sales

Harley-Davidson to announce profits

Harley-Davidson will today announce its first-quarter profits for 2014 and the financial experts are tipping good news. Sales are certainly up just about everywhere but that doesn’t necessarily equate to profits. However, Harley has been improving its business model over the past few years since divesting itself of sports bike brands Buell and MV Agusta …

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MV Agusta F3 800 Ago

Ago signs limited-edition MV Agusta F3

Got a spare $5000? That will secure you a deposit on the limited edition MV Agusta F3 800 Ago signed by arguably the world’s greatest motorcycle racer. Only 300 of the MV Agusta F3 800 Ago bikes will be produced and each will feature a numbered embossed silver plate and will be hand signed on …

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