All-new 675 F3 from MV Agusta opens fresh market to elite lineup of MV Agusta by entering class of middleweight. Mid-sized sport bike category includes 600 cc super sports from Big Four of Japan, but F3 uses 675cc, 3-cylinder formula that is pioneered by Triumph & the Daytona 675 instead of engines of 4-cylinder like Japanese. A Euro correspondent took it for few hot laps @ Paul Ricard circuit @ South of France.
In the segment amongst inline-4 600s where half a horse is though to be big news, this MV Agusta F3 carries great punch indeed. 2012 MV Agusta F3 675 claims to give126 of hp @ 14.400 rpm. For raw technical specifications, this F3 is quite close to Triumph Daytona 675, which is other Triple for this segment. But F3 carries plenty of electronics more from this decade, and this includes control of traction & full ride-by-wire [...]