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2013 MV Agusta F3 Comparison Photo Gallery

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.

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