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Mv Agusta represents the myth of a company famous all over the world that bet on its motorbikes and riders. The company won so much in the past and keep on winning in the present, being ready to live a successful future.

The First Challenges, The First Victories

The First Challenges, The First Victories

Count Domenico Agusta was convinced that racing would be the best form of advertising, especially for a young brand such as MV Agusta was at the time. Based on this reasoning the manufacturer officially entered offroad competitions, to go on to Gran Prix racing in 1950. The first speed racing bike was the MV Agusta 125 double cam, capable of achieving 13 HP at 10, 000 rpm. In the same ...

La Dolce Vita As Seen By Big John, Mike "The Bike" And Ago

La Dolce Vita As Seen By Big John, Mike "The Bike" And Ago

The decade began with the advent of new manufacturers like Bultaco, CZ, Benelli and, above all, Honda, challenging the dominion of Cascina Costa's bikes. The new competitors didn't look like a threat to Carlo Ubbiali and John Surtees. Ubbiali won the World Championships in the 125 and 250 classes, while Surtees completed MV's four-of-a-kind with victories in the 350 and 500 categories. At the end of the ...

Agostini and Read vs the World

Agostini and Read vs the World

The decade started out with the legendary Agostini-MV Agusta combination taking the 350-500 world championships in 1970, 71' and 72'. In 1972 Agostini was faced with stiff competition from a team led by Jarno Saarinen on hissing Yamaha two-stroke machines. MV Agusta responded with a winning 4 cylinder 350, easier to handle and offering better performance than its predecessor, while experimenting with 6 cylinder fractioning, which was however prohibited by ...

MV Agusta is Italian Superstock Champion in 2006

MV Agusta is Italian Superstock Champion in 2006

MV Agusta gets back to the Italian podium after 33 years. Luca Scassa was in great form and proved to be the leading force since the very beginning of the racing season, showing incredible skill and highlighting the great performance of his MV.

During Saturday practice, Luca placed his F4 1000R on pole. On Sunday, the 23 year got off to a great start and took control of the race ...

MV Agusta and Luca Scassa are 2008 Italian Superbike Champions

MV Agusta and Luca Scassa are 2008 Italian Superbike Champions

In 1973 Giacomo Agostini won the last Italian Championship on a MV Agusta 500, thirty five years later Luca Scassa brings the Varese (Italy) based company back on the top step of the podium of the premiere class in the drivers' championship as well as the constructors overall standings. As in the 2006 Super Stock championship, the Tuscan rider brought his F4 1000 R on top of the podium.

"I ...

MV AGUSTA ESTABLISHES A RACING DEPARTMENT AND OFFICIALLY RETURNS TO WORLD SUPERBIKE AND SUPERSPORT

MV AGUSTA ESTABLISHES A RACING DEPARTMENT AND OFFICIALLY RETURNS TO WORLD SUPERBIKE AND SUPERSPORT

More than 37 years after its last success in the Gran Prix competition, MV Agusta makes its official return to the premier class in the World Championship racing series.
The historic Italian brand that has one of the most significant records in the history of motorcycling, with 37 constructors’ and 38 rider world championship titles, has committed to an official return to competition and it will do so thanks to ...