By SR Staff
MV Agusta has teamed up with three-time Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton to create the Dragster RR LH44, a hand-built version of the Dragster RR featuring special parts and finishes and designed with input from Hamilton. The bike’s styling is based on Hamilton’s helmet and race number, and functionally the LH44 Dragster incorporates adjustable clip-ons, carbon fiber bodywork and many Ergal parts. Each of the 244 produced will have a limited edition ID plate as well as Hamilton’s signature. Scroll through the gallery above to see more images of the Dragster RR LH44
The text of MV Agusta’s press material follows:
MV AGUSTA HAS TEAMED UP WITH LEWIS HAMILTON TO CREATE THE FIRST MOTORBIKE DREAMED UP IN THE F1 PADDOCK. ONLY 244 WILL BE MADE.
MV Agustas have always been the most loved motorbikes in the F1 paddock. Over the years, champions like Berger, Irvine, Montoya and Damon Hill have all been clients and friends of the Schiranna manufacturers who even dedicated two special series F4s to Ayrton Senna: the F4750 in 2002 and the F41000 in 2006. This tale now repeats itself with the three times world champion, Lewis Hamilton.
Lewis Hamilton and the Dragster RR have much in common. They are both radical and extreme as regards style, are obsessive about detail, exuberant, bold and fear no rivals. They share the same winning nature and desire for the absolute. Together, they form an irresistible force which, summed up in just a few letters, will become legendary: Dragster RR LH 44.
The intrinsic value of a hand‐built Dragster RR featuring special parts and finishes will now be even higher as a collector’s item. Never before has an F1 champion participated directly in the creation of a new motorbike, and the fact that it was an MV Agusta speaks …read more