1967 MV Agusta 500/3

1967 MV Agusta 500/3 on display at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Birmingham, Alabama.

1954 MV Agusta 500/4

A 1954 MV Agusta 500/4 on display with other classic motorcycles at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Leeds, Alabama.

1960 MV Agusta 125 Gran Turismo

A 1960 MV Agusta 125 Gran Turismo on display with other classic motorcycles at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Leeds, Alabama.

John Surtees' 1956 MV Agusta

John Surtees' 1956 MV Agusta race bike on display with other classic motorcycles at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Leeds, Alabama.

MV Agusta Collection Heads to Mecum’s Monterey Auction

MV Agusta. It’s a name deeply rooted in motorcycling history, conjuring up visions of epic, fire-engine-red motorcycles hurtling down race tracks across Europe, the most brilliant riders of the day – Surtees, Hailwood, Agostini – bravely pushing them to the limits of their capacity. Over a 14-year period, enthusiast Gary Kohs put together a collection of 71 of the most significant and magnificant MVs ever made. On Aug. 16-18, 2012, at Mecum’s Monterey Auction, you could buy them all. At once.

Seventy-one MV Agustas to Sell at Mecum’s Monterey Auction

Wanna buy an MV Agusta? How about 71 at once? Mecum Auctions has lined up what must be the single largest collection of MV Agustas in the world, and all 71 bikes – dating from 1946 to 2007 – are to be sold as a single lot at Mecum’s Monterey Auction August 16-18, 2012.

Found on eBay: 1977 MV Agusta 750S America Magni

As if a stock MV Agusta 750S America wouldn't be enough to get our attention, this week's eBay searching led us to this: a 1977 MV Agusta 750S America with an Arturo Magni frame.

Found on eBay: 1957 MV Agusta

With the two California Giros coming up (the Motogiro America this summer and the Giro d'California IV this fall), along with another Motogiro USA in Vermont in September, we've had our collective eyes open for something that would make a great Giro ride.

1983 861 Magni MV Agusta

Just listening to Shane Chalke’s 1983 861 Magni MV Agusta warming up as he blips the throttle sends the hairs on the back of my neck standing on end.

1957 MV Agusta 500 Quattro

Alan Cathcart test rides a 1957 MV Agusta 500 Quattro, one of only two known surviving examples.