MV Agusta F4RR Corsacorta | First Ride

Radial revolution

By Alan Cathcart, Photography by Stefano Gadda

Tech Spec

Evolution
MV’s legendary F4 gets a more powerful short-stroke engine, Öhlins suspension, lighter wheels and adjustable rearsets.

Rivals
Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC, BMW S1000RR, Ducati 1198SP, Kawasaki ZX-10R, Yamaha YZF-R1.

Tech
Price $24,998
Engine type l-c inline-four
Valve train DOHC, 16v
Displacement 998cc
Bore x stroke 79.0 x 50.9mm
Compression 13.4:1
Fuel system EFI
Clutch Wet, multi-plate slipper
Transmission 6-speed
Claimed horsepower 200 bhp @ 13,400 rpm
Claimed torque 84 lb.-ft. @ 9200 rpm
Frame Tubular-steel and cast-aluminum with single-sided aluminum swingarm
Front suspension Öhlins 43mm NIX30 fork with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Rear suspension Öhlins TTX36 shock with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Front brake Dual Brembo Monobloc four-piston calipers, 320mm discs
Rear brake Brembo four-piston caliper, 210mm disc
Front tire 120/70ZR-17 Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP
Rear tire 190/55ZR-17 Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP
Rake/trail 23.5º/4.0 in.
Seat height 32.7 in.
Wheelbase 56.3 in.
Fuel capacity 4.5 gal.
Claimed curb weight 450 lbs.
Colors Matte-white, red/white
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Warranty 24 mo., unlimited mi.
Contact MV Agusta USA
10 Canal St. #224
Bristol, PA 19007
215.781.1770
www.mvagustausa.com
Verdict 3.5 out of 5 stars.
More power and more accommodating ergonomic and electronic interfaces hardly justify a $5000 price increase.

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