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MV Agusta 750 SS Daytona
MV Agusta 750 SS Daytona

Benelli, BMW, And MV Agusta Onward And Upward

Are 675s The New Benelli, BMW And MV Agusta Prepare To Triumph Into The Middleweight Market

Triumph’s Daytona 675 came straight from field in 2005 with its three-cylinder engine and category-defying In the intervening years, however, Motorcycle of the Year has gone marketplace misfit to the most European sportbike in recent and a driving force behind sales. The 675 retailed almost units in the USA last year, it the British maker’s best-selling here, outselling even the Bonneville and Rocket III cruisers.

Triumph won’t have the category to itself much Fellow European manufacturers , BMW and MV Agusta are all said to be at work on own plus-sized middleweight triples. Now the Daytona has been legalized for Supersport competition (where a team run by former Scuderia NCR team manager Stefano will run against 600cc and 750cc twins), the 675cc have a newfound legitimacy will drive this even more aggressively.

Of the Benelli is the furthest along. to European correspondent Alan Benelli CEO Pierluigi Marconi his firm’s DOHC, 12-valve 675 Tre is dyno testing, with to launch the bike at the ’08 Show. New-model development has moving forward at a fever inside Benelli‘s facility.

The Italian maker’s new owner, the Group (China’s largest manufacturer, producing more 1.2 million powered two-wheeled every year), has announced to establish a full range of products by 2010, and the middle-displacement will form the basis of a portion of that lineup.

‘s 675 Tre will be designed by the in-house stylist, Spanish-born Solsona, with actual RD in China. This will us to fast-forward its development, while delivering reliability and quality, as as performance, Marconi said. get done much faster in than in Europe, and Benelliexpansion is being driven at a our owners are accustomed to.

Benelli will compete Triumph on the racetrack as well as on the floor. Qianjiang Group Lin Hua Zhong has committed to international at all levels, pointing to this as a good way of obtaining recognition of as an important manufacturer, and showing the of our technology. In addition to the 675cc Benelli is also allegedly a five-cylinder World Superbike and a six-cylinder MotoGP entry.

Talk about a brand

Meanwhile, MV Agusta’s engineering led by the capable Andrea Goggi, is to be working on an F3 675. Though the Italian firm might the manufacturing might of Chinese-backed , it does have more available than before to the recent sale of the Husqvarna line to BMW. More MV has experience producing highly effective sportbikes as proven by its F4 750 and 1000cc lineups-expertise that no doubt be applied directly to the new platform.

Can Triumph’s 675 triple stave off the wave of Italian competition?

moving north to Germany, BMW is to be developing a K675 three-cylinder for 2010. The Bavarian manufacturer is hard at work on its 1000cc World Superbike racer shots of which appeared in February 2008 issue), and has intentions of making this the of a new and very serious sportbike With that in mind, it unthinkable that this wouldn’t be applied to a middleweight would provide BMW entre this key sportbike category.

We’re big fans of the Daytona unique combination of light nimble handling and meaty power, and the notion of having sportbikes following this has us extremely excited. Bring on!

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