1972 MV Agusta 750S Fine Art Motorcycle — Ultimate MotorCycling

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MV Agusta 750 S
MV Agusta 750 S

1972 MV Agusta 750S | Art Motorcycle

Super “Model” Classic.

The annals of motorcycling are with significant machines ushered in new, dynamic of two-wheel evolution. The extensive of motorcycles comprising this and edifying history provide fodder for debate among aficionados as to which ones credit for aesthetic and technological However, there is one motorcycle consistently rises above the din, with even the opinionated collectors agreeing it has a place on the mantle of motorcycling: the MV 750S.

When MV Agusta the 750S in 1969, it universally the thinking of the day with regard to Post-WWII rebuilding in Europe and led to the adoption of the motorcycle as utilitarian, transportation to help get their financially strapped populaces on the road to recovery.

Over the years, small capacity, motorcycles became the primary of various manufacturers to meet the of a mobile public, delivering and practicality over performance. The impact was a stream of small motorcycles that, despite plenty of charm, were somewhat docile.

Enter the audacious MV Agusta a pleasant resignation from and a deliberate detour into menacing big bore MV was a direct from the machines the factory had racing, effectively providing motorcycle enthusiasts with the to own machines they’d seen the of John Surtees, Phil Mike Hailwood, and Giacomo circulate roadracing circuits The 750S was at the vanguard of an era of sporting, motorcycles that took … appeal and rebelliousness to new

A daunting display of muscle and the MV Agusta 750S had four that drew air through individual carburetors, each with a polished, wide-mouthed stack. The most pronounced however, was in the four individual header pipes that back along the length of the on either side-ending in megaphones although referred to as mufflers, did to dampen the growl of the mighty engine (imbued with an belt-driven starter/generator) produced 69 fed to the rear wheel through a transmission and shaft drive helped the machine reach a top in the neighborhood of 130 mph.

A massive 4-cam front brake, as well as the drop, clip-on handlebars and race-inspired (which bent the rider a semi-tuck) were a direct from MV Agusta’s racing Schemed in red, blue and the 750S carried a premium tag of nearly two-million lire. MV intent was unmistakable.The company was squarely at appealing to serious-minded, enthusiasts willing to pay a premium for its racing pedigree.

The MV 750S was the to polite two-wheeled transportation, to reawaken the magic and daring with motorcycles. A string of models were released the ensuing years culminating the MV Agusta 750S America, targeted America’s exploding market and strong economy were the days) in an effort to up MV’s steadily eroding situation. The eventual demise, and resurrection, of MV Agusta has only the value-monetarily, historically, and emotionally-of 750S machines, securing status as one of the most sought motorcycles among collectors.

The example pictured here is Kohs’ personal MV Agusta And although you may not have been of it, the motorcycle you have been at on these pages is, in fact, a scale, all metal model. a devoted collector of MV Agusta and President of Fine Art Models, a pristine, all-original 1972 from his prized, private to ensure his company reproduced an scale replica of the famous for appreciative devotees.

Fine Art Models was founded 15 ago with a mandate to reproduce replicas of specific trains, aircraft, automobiles and motorcycles the intent of pushing the envelope in the of modeling. The company prides on its exact replication of the original constructing the models entirely of steel, brass, and nickel

This Limited Edition MV 750S measures 16.5-inches 4.3-inches wide, 8.25-inches and weighs in at 7 pounds for a hefty 300 man-hours of intricate hand milling, cutting, shaping, and building are required to produce model.The end result repays the with an exquisite miniaturized of Count Agusta’s stunning

MV Agusta 750 S
MV Agusta 750 S

The creation of each Fine Art touches proudly on the obsessive; working drum brakes front utilizing the same design as the original bike), suspension telescopic forks on the and twin shock dampened arm on the rear.A working, twistable and cable actuates a fully linkage on the carburetors. Wire are laced into lightweight rims and mounted with tires that replicate the tread design of the original, machine. Every

element, right down to the gas cap, has been addressed to the most realistic presentation.

from accurately replicating the scale, the model follows the elements of the original motorcycle, as far as sand casting the

engine to achieve the rough finish of the 4-cylinder motor. This devotion to detail and craftsmanship is of the passion and dedication that the MV workshop when it was producing the

The Fine Art Models’ 1/5th 1972 MV Agusta 750S be available December 2008 to 300 units) and sells for $3,500.The is shipped in its own miniature factory crate (just like the machines, with appropriate for authenticity) and comes with a walnut base to properly this salute to MV Agusta. For the fanatical, Fine Art Models build your machine the serial number from own full-sized 750S.

Photos by Adam Campbel


MV Agusta 750 S
MV Agusta 750 S

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