Claudio Castiglioni, big boss of MV Agusta, would like to put everyone’s minds at rest regarding the future of MV Agusta. During the Misano launch of the MV F4 1000R he gave a personal promise that now his company has been re-structured and re-financed, it is totally secure and will always be there for its customers. Like fellow Italian marques Aprilia, Benelli, Bimota, Ducati and Mondial, MV Agusta has been through turbulent times recently, but as always their phenomenal Latin passion will see them through, so for that they must be applauded.
MV Agusta claims its bikes are the most beautiful in the world. A biased opinion of course, although not at all near the truth. While past models have looked and sounded like they would take on all comers, I believe they failed to deliver – especially on the track. The tables have now turned, however, as two of the current models recently finished third and fifth in the European Superstock Championship at Monza. Finally, it seems, the modern MVs have some credibility. READ ON