When we talk about Italian sports bike we think about power, speed and beauty. But also a lot of “ifs” and “buts” cross our mind when we compare them to the Japanese sports bike, for example Suzuki or Honda models. If back in the ‘70s there was nothing on the road to compare with the Ducati 750SS, in the ‘90s the Italian sports back were long behind the Japanese motorcycle. But this was about to change when in 1997 MV Agusta launched the F4S at the Milan show.
It has been confirmed that there will be two new versions of the Brutale for the upcoming year (typically that means early next year for Europe, and the end of next year for most other places in the world). The bikes are hopefully going to be ready by the end of the year. The following new models will accompany the current 910R and S: MV Agusta Brutale 980 S MV Agusta Brutale 1078 R No photos, no "official" unveiling since it is still in production. There’s also a (...)
Years of painstaking work, never-ending research and the pure passion and professionalism of all the MV Agusta engineers won them the prestigious MASTER BIKE competition that this year took place at the Jerez circuit in Spain. The F4 R 312 won the title of best motorcycle when up against the best the rest of the world could offer. The riders included 18 specialist journalists and world-renowned riders like Randy Mamola, Jurgen Fuchs and Stefan Chambon representing the 15 best-known (...)
Two iconic names in motorcycle racing, MV Agusta and Carl Fogarty, are to join forces for an assault on the Superbike World Championship. The Italian manufacturer is set to enter the championship in the 2008 season with Fogarty’s British based team as their factory supported outfit. "We are happy to race with Carl Fogarty’s team in 2008 and see this as a long term relationship," says MV Agusta President Claudio Castiglioni. "We always targeted 2008 as our debut year in the (...)
The world’s only Cagiva Mito 500 factory prototype and the very first MV Agusta F4 CC will be on display at the forthcoming Legend of the Motorcycle Concours d’Elegance. Cagiva Mito 500: Introduced as a concept bike at last year’s EICMA show in Milan, the Mito 500 debuted to rave reviews as the idea of a larger version of the popular two-stroke Mito 125cc – renown for its light weight and excellent handling – struck a chord with enthusiasts worldwide. Now, the DOHC, single-cylinder, (...)
If you are in the Southern California area and would like to meet other MV owners for a ride through Malibu, now is the chance. A large meet is planned with approximately 20 MV owners during the morning of March 24, 2007. The meet will take place in Malibu around 10am. Locations and details are provided. For those coming from the southern region of the greater Los Angeles, a group of riders have set up meeting points along the 405 freeway. (Irvine, Long Beach, Santa Monica Beach) 10:00am (...)
The evolution of racing bikes is the result of many small steps. The underlying concept is never abandoned, rejected or turned upside down. It is only meticulous little changes that finally lead to perfection. It is for this very reason that the F4 has made history for sports bikes and gone on to become a legend. The F4 of today is a symbol of this legend. The R312 where "three hundred and twelve" is the top speed. To go fast means, tests, hard work, sweat and winning on the (...)