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MV Agusta 1100 Grand Prix

MV Agusta/Corona 1000S

VMOL at the Corona 1000S and preceding MV

I f there was ever a rolling it has to be MV’s line of production Understated and refraining from the they nonetheless come as aggressive; confident. Finished in grey like the legendary racers that inspired the MV’s DOHC sand multi grabs you by virtue of its sophistication.

Promoted (and inscribed) the promise of championship glory, Agusta, the factory’s archetypical saw to it that his production wares the gates detuned and fitted shaft drive. Yet, the MV its aura from the inside allowing even those limited scope to sense a real difference.

As the very of MV’s place in motorcycling, no of the company would be complete mentioning its racing exploits. a succession of bevel-drive (or gear four … singles, and fours of varying displacements, reign spanned from Stanford’s 125-cc Championship in to Phil Read’s swansong 500 cc cup in 1974.

In between, some of the sport’s recognizable names contributed; Surtees, Hocking, Mike and MV Agusta’s proudest son; “Ago”Agostini. Ago’s incredible of dominance began in 1966 he claimed both rider and 500-cc titles. He would the next six in both the 350 and 500-cc finally bowing to Read’s in 1973.

Though the majority of this race manager Arturo led the way as MV captured 38 individual world 37 manufacture’s awards and over race wins. When the street fours were in 1963, they boasted a like no other.

MV Agusta 1100 Grand Prix

By 1963 MV was entrenched as a national treasure. Not was the racing program entering its the aviation branch was enjoying a growth of its own. A contract US Bell helicopters had boasted the and inspired Agusta to develop his own Additionally, large transport was also in production and the factory the strength afforded by a thriving export business.

However, the motivation behind the of MV’s first street-production at 1965’s Milan motor remains clouded. Perhaps the felt his clientele had waited enough? Or did he (accurately) read the and determine MV’s inclusion in the big bike market?

Whatever the reason, the reaction to the 600 ( above right ) was mixed; and MV fans certainly fancied a more closely resembling the racers, the response wasn’t as as many have suggested.

But if the 600 wasn’t exactly what wanted, the 750S (

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