MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 First Ride Review

"Newport Italian Media Report via MotoUSA

MV’s First Hyper Sport-Touring Bike

Everyone with even a flicker of interest in motorcycles knows what MV represents:

Mike Hailwood and the “Fire Engine” Fours.

Giacomo Agostini – 15-time World Champion with his wailing, tenor Triples.

Massimo Tamburini and the F4.

Today’s MV it’s the F3, arguably the most beautiful production motorcycle in the world.

There’s MV and racing. Obviously.

MV and sportbikes. They’re synonymous.

MV Agusta and a touring bike? You must be joking!

So here’s the first challenge for the MV Agusta Turismo Veloce. Customers don’t buy MVs to go for a 1000-mile ride on a solid, dependable bike with anonymous looks. If you want an affordable workhorse, look for a nice, second-hand V-Strom 1000. The twin sister of MV’s sporting heritage is that the Varese built bikes are motorcycle art on wheels so much so, that this is MV’s tagline....