2007 MV Agusta F4 1000 R Motorcycle Review — Ultimate MotorCycling

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2007 MV Agusta F4 1000 R | Review

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are visceral things. They the same kind of irrational that fuel amorous between two people. They the devout enthusiasts with euphoria, inspiring them to ridiculous impulsiveness.

How fitting Italy, a country renowned for its an official national treasure—would be the romantic epicenter of motorcycling, some of the world’s most examples of two-wheel lust.

The was recently revealed at the Santamonica circuit in Misano, Italy, the paved playground situated on the Coast, virtually in the company’s When the F4 1000 R was rolled out in its black livery, it induced a moment of awe among the gathered. The flow of the bodywork and stylish Y-spoke wheels, together the titanium finish of the classic, organ-pipe exhaust—an established of F4 design—served to imbue the machine an aesthetic of speed. (Click to enlarge)

A storm was brewing in the mountains of San Marino, threatening rain. The crack of thunder underscored of the regal MV Agustas harmoniously to life in pit row. We took to the under a surreal backdrop of skies and lightning strikes—a for the powerfully electric ride

Unraveling the Santamonica circuit, the MV through corners and chasing its brethren down the straights, it blatantly apparent this is the the machine was intended for. The F4 R is a surprisingly intuitive motorcycle, translating the rider’s wishes and to the pavement.

The bike is sculpted to put the into a deceptively comfortable riding tuck; its aggressiveness is for a machine descending from prodigious racing lineage. The of the footpegs, in relation to the drop of the drapes the rider’s body the fuel tank, tucked in the windscreen. Arms fall onto the grips. The position of the in relation to the tank/seat juncture, effortless side-to-side body without unsettling the machine at (Click image to enlarge)

The 998cc, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled, engine has undergone the most reworking since its introduction in Engineers concentrated on changes to the and valve design to increase and aid heat dissipation without the established mid-range power. New pistons with graphite-coated raise overall horsepower. A new clutch bell housing and two-plate clutch strengthen the and help push that to the rear wheel.

The F4 1000 R its incred-ible 174 horses evenly—with appreciated predictability—over the entire That peak is reached the engine pleasantly screaming at rpm. It is relatively easy the fast-revving motor to unintentionally hit the which kicks in at 13,000 begging for the next gear.

Keeping the engine in the sweet and stepping through the 6-speed results in straightaways being with relative ease. 145 mph on the back straight, the manicured bordering the Misano circuit is in my peripheral vision. The fairing has redesigned—inspired by this very reduce the vortices of turbulent air behind the windscreen, resulting in a calm that belies the

With this level of on the straights, the corners arrive surprising alacrity. Fortunately the F4 R the phenomenal stopping power of mounted Brembo monoblock calipers and dual 320mm discs that work in with an EBS (engine braking to slow the machine down. to the industry, the EBS allows the number 2 to produce torque under even with the throttle

The result is effective, controlled braking that greatly the risk of rear wheel hop or

The new WSBK Magneti Marelli 5SM system smoothes out the power however the engine still has a hesitancy when transitioning onto the throttle from the closed position. That is quickly forgiven as the power The F4 R bolts forward, with its down, and the Pirelli Dragon PRO tires track and grip

An Öhlins steering damper eliminate head shake hard acceleration.

The F4 1000 R Marzocchi’s newest R.A.C. Advanced Component) forks a wide range of adjustment The hefty 50mm diameter held in place by massive clamps, give the business end of the MV a persona. The fork tubes are with carbon nitrate for telescoping slide action.

A fully adjustable Sachs controls the arc of the single-sided aluminum through a progressive rate

The responsive suspension components, by the reduced unsprung weight of the forged aluminum wheels are only slightly heavier full-race carbon fiber contribute significantly to the machine’s handling. Engineers have a lot of muscle, precision and heart a very compact and slender package. It is difficult to believe an 4-cylinder engine is nestled the tubular trellis frame the silver eco-leather hammer-finish (Click image to enlarge)

impose a brutal honesty by a machine’s capabilities and idiosyncrasies, revealing its virtues and frailties. the F4 1000 R on the serpentine Misano confirms the company’s objective of on the glory of their racing In the process, MV Agusta has created a of exquisite beauty for the discerning

Yes, motorcycles are visceral They take us back to the impulses of our youth, before and logic interfered with of the heart. The MV Agusta F4 1000 R as a pleasant, taunting rebellion to reminding us not to let our grown-up minds us out of too many indulgences.

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