12th Jul, 2023 13:00

National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands

 
  Lot 271
 

2000 MV Agusta F4
Only 2 owners from new

Sold for £8,050

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: W292 RHO
Frame No: ZCGF401BAYV001707
Engine No: Not visible
CC:
750
MOT: May 2024

  • Beautiful Massimo Tamburini designed early F4 750
  • Recommissioned by Moto-Vation Racing UK in 2022
  • Supplied with a V5C and an MOT until May 2024

MV Agusta is one of the most famous names in motorcycle history having won 270 Grand Prix races, 38 World Riders' Championships and 37 World Constructors Championships with legendary riders such as Giacomo Agostini, Mike Hailwood, Phil Read, Carlo Ubbiali, Gary Hocking and John Surtees. It all began in the early years of the 20th century when Count Giovanni Agusta left Sicily for northern Italy where he built his first aircraft, the AG1, four years after the Wright brothers had made history in the USA. Before the end of WW2 he identified a need for cheap transport once hostilities were over and had developed a 98cc engine that went into production in 1946. Count Domenico Agusta had a passion for motorcycle racing and much like Enzo Ferrari, the Agusta family produced motorcycles almost exclusively to fund their racing efforts, with the company going on to dominate Grand Prix racing in the 50s, 60s and 70s. Inline 4-cylinder engines were a characteristic feature of MV Agustas race bikes and a very exclusive range of 600cc to 860cc 4 cylinder road bikes became the most desirable and expensive bikes available at the time. Motorcycle production ceased in 1977 to concentrate on the more profitable helicopter division, only restarting in 1999 after the Castiglioni family took over the name and launched a new range starting with the F4 750.

The F4 was created by legendary motorcycle designer Massimo Tamburini at CRC (Cagiva Research Center), following his work on the Ducati 916. This originally presented MV has only had 2 owners from new, the first owner putting on 5000 miles in its first 5 years and then storing the bike until it was bought by the vendor in 2018. He had it recommissioned by Moto-Vation Racing UK in September 2022, with the speedo now reading 5878 miles. The bike is MOTd until May 2024 and comes supplied with its original owners manual, stamped up service book, spare key and a current V5C.

For more information, please contact:
Ian Cunningham
ian.cunningham@handh.co.uk
07415 871189

 

All successful bids must be paid in full by midday the day after the auction at the latest.

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Auction: National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands, 12th Jul, 2023

An auction of classic motorcycles & vintage scooters taking place at the National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull, West Midlands.

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