The MV Agusta F4 Claudio pays homage to Claudio Castiglioni, the person credited with reviving the MV Agusta model within the 1990s. Claudio performed an enormous position within the Italian motorbike trade, and within the successes of manufacturers like Ducati, Cagiva and Husqvarna over the a long time. But it surely’s his time with MV Agusta for which he is greatest identified and celebrated for. Underneath his management, MV Agusta was revived producing the F4 750 superbike, designed by Massimo Tamburini. And that bike turned the idea for a variety of latest high-end machines, together with the Brutale and the F3. The present F4 is about to get replaced by an all-new mannequin to deal with new emission laws, and as a final hurrah, a closing particular version mannequin honouring Claudio Castiglioni has been unveiled.
The MV Agusta F4 Claudio, because it’s known as, is a correct restricted version mannequin with all of the high-end elements and tools befitting a homage mannequin. The technical base of the mannequin is taken from the MV Agusta F4 RC, and shares most of the options seen on the MV Agusta mannequin that competes within the World Superbike Championship. The engine has titanium connecting rods and the crankshaft has been particularly designed and balanced, and the combustion chamber has radially-set valves. With the bike set-up for monitor, most energy is rated at 212 bhp, kicking in at 13,450 rpm, with a peak torque of 115 Nm at 9,300 rpm. With the usual road-legal arrange, most energy nonetheless touches 205 bhp.
The F4 Claudio sports activities twin exit titanium SC-Venture racing exhaust system with a devoted management unit. There’s a variety of electronics with 4 maps on provide, which may be chosen instantaneously through the racing push-buttons. The braking system contains Brembo Stilema Four-piston Monobloc radial calipers gripping twin 320 mm entrance discs, and top-spec Ohlins shock absorbers are mentioned to supply most efficiency on each street and monitor.
Lots of carbon fibre has been used to maintain the bike’s weight low, together with a full carbon fibre fairing and light-weight carbon wheels. Titanium has additionally been used within the bolts and screws, with CNC-machined aluminium alloys used extensively on purposeful elements such because the triple clamp, height-adjustable footpegs, brake and clutch levers, and brake fluid reservoir plugs and filler cap. The ‘Claudio’ is proscribed to simply 200 bikes, and worth is predicted to be unique, with a possible announcement on the EICMA present in Milan subsequent month.