Late MV Agusta boss Claudio Castiglioni gleaned the counter-rotating crankshaft concept from Valentino Rossi's Yamaha YZR-M1 MotoGP racer. It aids handling. Late MV Agusta boss Claudio Castiglioni gleaned the counter-rotating crankshaft concept fr tech Spec EVOLUTION MV Agusta's new middleweight is a clean-sheet build that furthers the Italian company's reputation for beautiful looks and impressive performance. RIVALS Ducati 848 EVO, Honda CBR600RR, Kawasaki ZX-6R, Suzuki GSX-R600, Triumph Daytona 675, Yamaha YZF-R6. TECH Price $13,498 Engine type l-c inline-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 Claimed horsepower 126 bhp @ 14,440 rpm Claimed torque 52 lb.-ft. @ 10,600 rpm Frame Tubular-steel and cast-aluminum with single-sided aluminum swingarm Front suspension Marzocchi 43mm inverted fork with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping Rear suspension Sachs shock with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping Front brake Dual Brembo four-piston radial calipers, 320mm discs Rear brake Brembo two-piston caliper, 220mm disc Front tire 120/70ZR-17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Rear tire 180/55ZR-17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Rake/trail 24.5˚/3.9 in. Seat height 32.0 in. Wheelbase 54.2 in. Fuel capacity 4.2 gal. Claimed curb weight 406 lbs. Colors White, red/silver, black/anthracite Available June Warranty 24 mo., unlimited mi. Contact MV Agusta USA10 Canal St. #224Bristol, PA 19007215.781.1770www.mvagustausa.com VERDICT: 4.5 out of 5 stars. Claudio Castiglioni-and Count Agusta-would be proud! « | 1 | 2 | View Full Article By Alan Cathcart Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!