Triple Punch

MC Comparo MV Agusta F3 vs. Triumph Daytona 675R Italy’s Latest Middleweight Takes On England’s Established Champ

By Zack Courts, Photography by Kevin Hipp

Tech Spec

2012 MV AGUSTA F3

Engine type: l-c triple
Valve train: DOHC, 12v
Displacement: 675cc
Bore x stroke: 79.0 x 45.9mm
Compression: 13.0:1
Fuel system: EFI
Clutch: Wet, multi-plate
Transmission: 6-speed
Frame: Tubular-steel trellis
Front suspension: Marzocchi 43mm fork with adjustable spring preload, rebound and compression damping
Rear suspension: Sachs shock with adjustable spring preload, rebound and high/low speed compression damping
Front brake: Dual Brembo four-piston calipers, 320mm discs
Rear brake: Brembo 2-piston caliper, 220mm disc
Front tire: 120/70ZR-17 Pirelli Diablo SuperCorsa SP
Rear tire: 180/55ZR-17 Pirelli Diablo SuperCorsa SP
Rake/trail: na/3.9 in.
Seat height: 32.5 in.
Wheelbase: 54.2 in.
Fuel capacity: 4.2 gal.
Weight (tank full/empty): 426/400 lbs.
Measured horsepower: 112.0 bhp @ 14,500 rpm
Measured torque: 47.0 lb.-ft @ 10,600 rpm
Corrected ¼-mile: 10.85 sec. @ 133.25 mph
Fuel mileage (hi/low/avg.): 41/32/37 mpg
Colors: White, black/silver, red/silver
Available: Now
Warranty : 24 mo., unlimited mi.
Contact: MV Agusta USA
10 Canal St. Suite 224
Bristol, PA 19007 215.781.1770
www.mvagustausa.com

2012 TRIUMPH DAYTONA 675R

Engine type: l-c triple
Valve train: DOHC, 12v
Displacement: 675cc
Bore x stroke: 74.0 x 54.3mm
Compression: 12.7:1
Fuel system: EFI
Clutch: Wet, multi-plate
Transmission: 6-speed
Frame: Aluminum twin-spar
Front suspension: Öhlins 43mm NIX30 fork with adjustable spring preload, rebound and compression damping
Rear suspension: Öhlins TTX36 shock with adjustable spring preload, rebound and compression damping
Front brake: Dual Brembo four-piston calipers, 308mm discs
Rear brake: Nissin single-piston caliper, 220mm disc
Front tire: 120/70ZR-17 Pirelli Diablo SuperCorsa SP
Rear tire: 180/55ZR-17 Pirelli Diablo SuperCorsa SP
Rake/trail: 23.9°/3.4 in.
Seat height: 32.7 in.
Wheelbase: 54.9 in.
Fuel capacity: 4.6 gal.
Weight (tank full/empty): 422/394 lbs.
Measured horsepower: 108.5 bhp @ 12,500 rpm
Measured torque: 48.8 lb.-ft @ 10,200 rpm
Corrected ¼-mile: 10.74 sec. @ 130.12 mph
Fuel mileage (hi/low/avg.): 40/27/34 mpg
Colors: White/black
Available: Now
Warranty : 24 mo., unlimited mi.
Contact: Triumph Motorcycles of America, Ltd.
385 Walt Sanders Memorial Dr. #100
Newnan, GA 30265 770.447.5571
www.triumphmotorcycles.com

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