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MV Agusta Doubles Production Capacity as F3 Rolls Off the Line

Mon, 06 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800

MV Agusta announced it is doubling production capacity at its factory in Varese, Italy, thanks mostly to popular demand of its new F3 675 three-cylinder supersport. Thanks to the hype over new products such as the F3, its naked sibling the Brutale 675, as well as the RR1090 and R1090 Brutales, MV Agusta has already received more orders for 2012 than it had for all of 2011, which saw a 12% increase in sales over 2010. To mark the doubling of production capacity as well as the start of production for the special edition F3 Serie Oro, MV Agusta released a video of the bike being constructed on its assembly line.

MV Agusta F4 and F3 to Compete in 2012 Isle of Man TT

Tue, 29 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0800

MV Agusta is returning to Isle of Man TT competition with the World Performance Racing team entering an F4 and an F3. The Italian brand has a storied history in the Isle of Man TT, with the legendary Giacomo Agostini winning 10 times under the MV Agusta banner. Overall, MV Agusta claims 34 TT race victories and 61 podiums at the Isle of Man.

2012 MV Agusta F3, F3 Serie Oro US Pricing Announced – But No Sign of Brutale 675

Thu, 17 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0800

MV Agusta has released U.S. pricing information for its new F3 675 supersport and limited edition Serie Oro variant, but those looking for the Brutale 675 naked version may be disappointed. The 2012 MV Agusta F3 675 will be available at American dealerships for $13,498 while the Serie Oro version will be more than twice the price at $27,900.

EICMA 2011 Preview: 2012 MV Agusta Brutale 675 – Naked Version of F3 Revealed

Fri, 04 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0700

Hot on the heels of the release of full specs for the F3 675 supersport, MV Agusta has unveiled the naked version featuring the same engine and MVICS electronics package and a claimed weight of 163 kg (359 pounds). The 2012 MV Agusta Brutale 675 is the smallest member of the Brutale line, but it’s also the most high-tech. The Brutale 675 gets the same ride-by-wire throttle control and traction control system as the new F3.

2012 MV Agusta F3 675 Enters Production … Finally

Wed, 02 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0700

The long-anticipated three-cylinder MV Agusta F3 675 is now ready for production, almost exactly a year after its unveiling at the 2010 EICMA show. The F3 was initially supposed to begin production in September but now that November has started, MV Agusta’s new supersport is ready to go. The 2012 MV Agusta F3 675 comes equipped with a four-map ride-by-wire throttle control and eight-level traction control.

EICMA 2011 Preview: MV Agusta Teases Brutale 675 [Video]

Mon, 31 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0700

MV Agusta has released a video teasing a new Brutale 675 which is expected to be unveiled at next week’s EICMA 2011 show in Milan. The MV Agusta Brutale 675 will be the naked version of the F3, having a similar exhaust as the supersport’s distinctive side-mounted triple pipes. The tail also bears the word “Trepistoni”, Italian for “three pistons”.

2012 MV Agusta F4 R Corsa Corta Revealed

Thu, 06 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0700

MV Agusta has announced the 2012 edition of its F4 sportbike featuring the new “Corsa Corta” engine from the F4 RR. The 2012 MV Agusta F4 R Corsa Corta engine has a 79mm bore and a stroke of 50.9mm, compared to the 76mmx55mm engine found on the previous F4, last updated in 2010. The engine uses titanium valves, a first for production engines, and is paired to a new 4-2-1-4 exhaust with the F4′s signature underseat pipes.  According to MV Agusta, the new Corsa Corta engine produces 195 hp at 13,000 rpm and 82.6 ft-lb.

2012 MV Agusta Brutale 1090R Announced – Formerly Canadian Exclusive Model Expands to Other Markets

Thu, 22 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0700

MV Agusta is adding another new member to its Brutale line with a lower spec version of the 1090RR. The 2012 MV Agusta Brutale 1090R joins the 1090RR, 990R and the 920 in the Italian manufacturer’s lineup. MV Agusta’s Canadian importer Motovan had been offering its own version of the Brutale 1090R since April as a Canadian exclusive model instead of the 920 version, but the new 1090R will be available in other markets.

An Open Letter from Giovanni Castiglioni on his father Claudio and MV Agusta

Thu, 08 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0700

MV Agusta’s Giovanni Castiglioni sent out the following open letter, speaking of his father, the late Claudio Castiglioni, and his battle against illness, as well as how the company will continue along the path Claudio had set. I am writing you this letter to personally thank you for the outpouring of affection that you have demonstrated both towards my father and our family. All of you have come to know Claudio, but I believe that I knew him more intimately than anybody else as he was more than a father to me, he was also my best friend, business partner, reference point and the person whom I could call on at anytime, day or night, to share both good and bad news.

MV Agusta President Claudio Castiglioni Dead at 64

Wed, 17 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0700

MV Agusta President Claudio Castiglioni has died from illness at the age of 63. The former owner of Ducati and Cagiva succumbed to illness Aug. 17 in a clinic in Varese, Italy.