2020 MV Agusta Superveloce Review

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By Troy Siahaan

2020 MV Agusta Superveloce 800

Editor Score: 82.0%

Engine 17.0/20
Suspension/Handling 13.0/15
Transmission/Clutch 8.5/10
Brakes 7.5/10
Instruments/Controls 5.0/5
Ergonomics/Comfort 6.0/10
Appearance/Quality 10.0/10
Desirability 10.0/10
Value 5.0/10
Overall Score 82/100

Motorcycle art. MV Agusta’s tagline for years, if there’s one thing the Italian company is known for, it’s pumping out motorcycles that never fail to grab your attention. And while the Tamburini-designed F4 still ranks as one of the most stunning motorcycles ever made, I’m going to rank this, the MV Agusta Superveloce, as the first MV since the F4 to even come close to capturing hearts the same way.

Unlike the F4, however, which was basically a clean-sheet design Tamburini had nearly free rein to do what he wanted with, the Superveloce essentially takes the bones from the existing F3 800 and repurposes it. In that regard, MV Agusta design director Adrian Morton deserves some credit, as recreating an existing model – with the deadlines and politics surrounding modern corporations – into something this beautiful is no easy feat.

So, let’s take a closer look at the MV Agusta Superveloce. We’ll talk about what it is, what it isn’t, and what it’s like to ride. You’re forgiven if you skip a few words because you were looking at the pictures here instead. But I encourage you to pay attention. My final thoughts on this bike may not be what you think.

A Rich Heritage

Motorcycle gearheads will recognize the Superveloce and instantly be reminded of an era gone by. If you’re one of those people who can relate, you’re probably looking at the Superveloce as a modern interpretation of old grand prix bikes – and that’s exactly the point.

See the resemblance?

Even if you’re not as familiar with MV’s past, if you dig the looks of the …read more

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