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2013 MV Agusta F3 Comparison Photo Gallery
It’s hard to argue against the F3 in the styling department.
MV Agusta hopes to dominate the middleweight supersport sportbike class with its all-new F3. Find out how it compares in the
2013 MV Agusta F3 Comparison
The F3 is powered by an 675cc Inline-Three engine similar to the Triumph Daytona.
The F3’s front end features MV Agusta’s iconic styling.
2013 MV Agusta F3
Engine exhaust exits from these attractive triple pipes.
The MV Agusta F3 is the only bike in this contest with a single-side swingarm.
The inverted fork is sourced from Sachs. Two-piece Brembo brake calipers work surprisingly well even compared to the premium monobloc set-ups on the others.
The F3’s suspension damping circuits proved to be relatively unaffected when adjusted—limiting chassis performance on track.
The F3 offers the most sophisticated electronics package. For once, it’s fairly easy to use, too.
The MV’s turning characteristics are fantastic. It steers in sharply with minimal effort.
The MV’s engine mapping and throttle response is poor at low engine speeds.
The chassis delivers a high amount of feel in corners—even on street rubber.
The F3’s engine is playful especially at three-quarter and above engine speeds.
The F3 is a pretty comfortable bike even for a taller rider.
You’ll be hard pressed to find a more exciting production street bike to ride on the track than the MV.
Once the suspension settles the F3 has a planted feel mid-corner.
At the track it was harder to notice the MV’s abrupt throttle response and flat bottom-end power.
The Pirelli tires offered good amount of grip even on the track.
The MV’s two-piece Brembo brakes surprised many of our testers offering great performance on the street and track.
The sound of the F3’s howling Triple-cylinder engine is incredible.
The F3’s engine does have a bit more vibration than the others which can become annoying during long street rides.
Middleweight Sportbike Shootout horsepower chart.
Middleweight Sportbike Shootout torque chart.
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