The model is a tribute to the first of the fifteen world titles won by the Italian rider in the MotoGP career. From Friday 24 it will be on sale and will help Unicef ​​support the people affected by the Russian invasion

    Federico Mariani

    June 24

    Celebrating the glories of Giacomo Agostini and pleading for a good cause: this is the dual purpose at the basis of MV Agusta’s latest initiative. Everything revolves around the Superveloce Ago Limited Edition, a model created to celebrate Agostini’s world champion successes with the Italian brand. Each of the first 15 examples is dedicated to a title of the most successful rider in the World Championship. One of these will go to auction and the proceeds will be donated entirely to Unicef ​​to support Ukraine and the victims of the Russian invasion.

    the details

    The specimen destined to be sold for the Ukrainian cause is the very first product and refers to 1966 as suggested by a carbon fiber plate and the signature of the sample placed on the tank. That year Agostini unlocked himself by winning the title in 500 thanks to three successes. The style of this model strongly recalls the MV Agusta 500 3 cylinders used in the 70s, with the classic livery consisting of the red upper part and the silver side. The engine is the same as the Superveloce, a 798 cubic centimeter in-line three-cylinder engine with a power of 147 Hp and 88 Nm of torque and is adapted to the Euro 5. In addition, the Racing Kit will also include a custom 3-pipe Arrow system. with the inscription “Ago”. Total weight of 165 kg.

    at dinner with needle

    The motorbike will not be the only reason why the auction winner can consider himself lucky. In fact, a visit to Bergamo is planned, complete with dinner with Agostini. There will be a private tour of the museum and a photo shoot with the 15-time world champion in motorcycling. The auction price should be between 80,000 and 115,000 euros. The auction will start on Friday 24th at 9:00 am at the Goodwood Festival of Speed ​​Sale. Satisfied Timur Sardarov, CEO of MV Agusta Motor SpA, “We are delighted to partner with Bonhams, one of the most important and respected auctioneers in the world. A way to offer concrete support to this charitable cause “.