MV Agusta is partnering with Forward Racing next season for the 2019 Moto2 World Championship—marking the Italian motorcycle manufacturer's return to Grand Prix racing after a 42-year hiatus. The Varese, Italy, company is looking to leverage its expertise and technical know-how in the three-cylinder sport segment with the engine switch from Honda's 599cc inline-four to the all-new Triumph 765cc inline-three platform that will debut for the 2019 season. Check out studio photos of MV's latest creation.

2019 MV Agusta Moto2 Racebike
MV Agusta chooses to return to Grand Prix competition with its new Moto2 racer. It features a hybrid frame that combines a steel-trellis front component with an alloy rear section where the swingarm attaches.MV Agusta
2019 MV Agusta Moto2 Racebike
MV Agusta’s Moto2 prototype will be powered by Triumph’s all-new 765cc I3. The spec engine change plays into MV’s favor as the Italian brand has experience with this engine configuration.MV Agusta
2019 MV Agusta Moto2 Racebike
Despite employing a spec engine, the chassis is all to MV’s specification. The Italian brand is unique in the segment with its use of a mixed steel and aluminum main frame.MV Agusta
2019 MV Agusta Moto2 Racebike
MV Agusta’s Moto2 prototype in the flesh. The team will be managed by the Forward Racing squad for the 2019 Moto2 season.MV Agusta
2019 MV Agusta Moto2 Racebike
Despite being out of competition for the last 42 years, MV Agusta retains the honor of achieving the most number of Grand Prix World Championship titles.MV Agusta