Last of the Breed: MV Agusta 850SS

The MV Agusta 850SS was the last of the bright red “fire engines” from Italy’s famed Meccanica Verghera Agusta.

1977 MV Agusta 850SS Right Side
Gilera’s parting shot in 500cc racing yielded a world championship for Libero Liberati in 1957; from then on, MV Agusta would rack up 17 consecutive world 500cc titles.
Photo By Robert Smith