Still weathering its roughest crisis in more than 40 years, today’s motorcycle market is no smooth sea, but MV Agusta is one of the few companies that delivered a double-digit sales increase (38 percent) in the first quarter of 2013 over the same period one year before—and 2012 was a very good year, with sales [...]Read Full Post | Comments(2)
MV Agusta’s Young Boss Two years after the death of his father, Giovanni Castiglioni has put MV Agusta on the right path.
Beginning in 2016, anti-lock brakes will be required on all motorcycles manufactured for sale in Europe. Right now, MV Agusta is offering ABS on its flagship 1000cc F4 sportbike that incorporates Rear-Wheel Lift Mitigation (RLM). Other premium sportbikes, such as the BMW S1000RR, Ducati 1199 Panigale R and Kawasaki ZX-10R ABS, are similarly equipped with [...]Read Full Post | Comments(6)
2013 MV Agusta Brutale 800 – First Ride A new Italian middleweight naked bike that feels and performs more like an Open-class sportbike.
As the old saying goes, if you want to extract all of the potential from an engine, stroke it! Well, that’s exactly what MV Agusta has done with its three-cylinder Brutale 675 to create a new, higher-performing 800cc middleweight naked bike. MV’s engineers kept bore at 79mm and increased stroke from 45.9mm to 54.3. Everything [...]Read Full Post | Comments(4)
IOMTT Press Release: A decade after pioneering the successful, high profile return of Triumph to Supersport racing, the vastly experienced and well respected Jack Valentine is taking MV Agusta back to the Isle of Man TT under the ValMoto banner. Team Owner Jack is spearheading the Supersport project – which also includes the North West [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
ParkinGo Press Release: Day to remember for ParkinGO MV Agusta Corse. A first session of free practice full of red flags has shown immediately a good potential of the MV F3 675. Even though the riders that have suffered the interruptions, Rolfo has managed to get in top ten and Iddon is been looking for [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
MV AGUSTA Press Release: The 2013 4-cylinder Brutale models: Brutale 1090, Brutale 1090 R and Brutale 1090 RR, are now available in ABS versions incorporating two riding modes: Normal and Race Mode. The ABS unit employed is the Bosch 9MP, the market leader offering the maximum performance in the lightest and most compact package which [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Valencia, Spain—I fear I may be slipping behind the technology curve of late. As the last Cycle World staffer to trade in my company-issued Blackberry for an iPhone, I’m just now getting a handle on this whole Facebook thing. Perhaps certain traits of my father have begun to manifest with age? Dad, a master mechanic [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)
MV Agusta Press Release: The Italian motorcycle manufacturer who is currently the sales leader of the middle weight supersport class has decided to return to racing on the world stage and is convinced that they have joined forces with the ideal partner: ParkinGO. The two companies will be joined together in a three year contract. [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Clash of the Italian Middleweight Exotics – Comparison Test Ducati 848 EVO Corse SE vs. MV Agusta F3 675.
Photographer : Fran Kuhn
We have a soft spot for the “characters” of the motorcycle world. That’s why we were excited to throw a leg over the new 675cc, inline-Triple-powered MV Agusta F3. Like the Triumph Daytona 675 before it, this Italian-made middleweight flips the bird at the conventional 600cc-supersport-displacement norm by packing a supersized engine into its lightweight [...]Read Full Post | Comments(2)
Photographer : Jeff Allen
Large press conferences from Honda and Ducati held right before EICMA 2012 may have stolen a bit of the thunder from Milan’s annual motorcycle show, but we still came away impressed with the variety of significant new bikes on display. Although finding the 10 motorcycles that we’d most like to ride in 2013 certainly qualifies [...]Read Full Post | Comments(13)