MV AGUSTA F4R 312
The 2007 MV Agusta F4R 312 is the fastest
production bike in the world. The F4 R1000 312 version is named after its
312km/h top speed (194mph). The MV Agusta F4R 312 is powered by a more powerful
version of the engine which powered its predecessor, changes include new valves
and remapped fuel injection, it also features a new engine braking system to
reduce rear wheel hop.
The other day I get a call enquiring about insurance cover for a MV Agusta, and after I give Johann a quote, we talk about the bike and how rare they are, and out of the blue he offers me a ride. So, I just HAD to go.
Italian art, and power, at it's best
those pipes are music to the ear
MV Agusta F4R 312 Specifications
Engine: Liquid cooled, four stroke, transverse four cylinder. DOHC, 4 radial valves per cylinder
Bore x Stroke: 76 x 55 mm
Ignition: Multipoint electronic injection
Max Power: 180 hp @ 12440 rpm
Max Torque: 115 Nm @ 10000 rpm
Transmission: 6 Speed
Frame: Chrome-Moly steel tubular trellis
Front Suspension: 50mm Marzocchi forks
Front Brakes: 2x 320mm discs 4 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: Single 210mm disc 4 piston caliper
Seat Height: 810 mm
Dry-Weight: 192 kg
Fuel Capacity: 21 Litres
Top Speed: 312 kph / 194 mph
test and more to follow
Johann shows how easy the MV wheeelies
Johann showing off the 180 horse power of the Agusta
Johann Snyman with his pride 'n joy.
Thanks for the ride Johann, what a gorgeous bike.