MV Agusta announced it will offer ABS-equipped versions of its four-cylinder Brutale 1090 models. The addition of ABS should come as no surprise, considering the European Union’s recent move to make the technology mandatory for all new models larger than 125cc by 2016. The 2013 MV Agusta Brutale 1090, 1090 R and 1090 RR will […]
MV Agusta Reveal WSBK Graphics
As MV Agusta unveiled its color scheme for the F4RR it will be campaigning in World Superbike this year, the red/silver graphic is a fitting homage to the company’s history, evoking memories of Giacomo Agostini, among others.
World Superbike testing began today at Phillip Island, site of the first race of the season. The new season also marks MV Agusta’s return as a factory team to international racing in quite some time. The factory has teamed with the experienced Russian outfit of Yakhnich Motorsports as technical partners. After spending many seasons in the World Supersport category, eventually winning the title in 2013, the team is taking a new direction by switching to MV Agustas and fielding bikes in both Supersport and Superbike.
Claudio Corti will pilot the F4RR WSBK racer this year, and if testing times are any indication, the team has plenty of work ahead of them — Corti was 14th fastest on the first day of Phillip Island testing. His time of 1:32.858 was over two seconds behind Eugene Laverty‘s 1:30.513, aboard the Voltcom Crescent Suzuki GSX-R1000.