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2016 MV Agusta F3 800 RC
2016 MV Agusta F3 800 RC

2016 MV Agusta F3 800 RC
2016 MV Agusta F3 800 RC

2016 MV Agusta F3 800 RC
2016 MV Agusta F3 800 RC

2016 MV Agusta F3 800 RC
2016 MV Agusta F3 800 RC



2016 MV Agusta F3 800 RC Review

2016 MV Agusta F3 800 RC on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

The courage of far-sighted technical choices. The allure of a brand with a unique history. And: the triumphs in the Supersport category. Experience and progress, race by race, with the ultrafast derivatives of series-production bikes…


A road-going replica of the MV Agusta F3 by Jules Cluzel and Lorenzo Zanetti hot from the Schiranna Reparto Corse. The bike, produced in a limited edition of 350, is available with the 675 WSS cylinder capacity or the meatier 800 track day version.

A supersport with a chassis and technology of unprecedented sophistication. Since its first appearance, it has emerged as the new technological benchmark in the category, growing to 800 cc to create a new segment in the international supersport market. At the same time, its racing life has been packed with success, notching up more international victories to continue the MV Agusta’s enviable sporting record. This achievement has been backed by a sound team that achieved improved results and image: the Reparto Corse Cluzel and Zanetti set the fans on fire with their sharp F3 RC Tricolori, certainly the most admired and envied motorbikes in the championship. Anyone who gets their hands on a F3 RC special series bike will be able to translate these thrills to roads and track days. The F3 RC, produced in a limited edition of 100 bikes in the 675 configuration and 250 in the meatier 800 configuration, faithfully reproduces the graphics of the Jules Cluzel and Lorenzo Zanetti motorbike. To certify the originality of each bike, every F3RC is autographed by both riders, #16 Cluzel on the right side panel and #87 Lorenzo Zanetti on the left.

Cluzel#16 and Zanetti#87. Two formidable talents from the Reparto Corse team who work in concert with consummately skilled technicians to achieve one overriding goal: to win. A challenge that draws on boundless creativity and resources, where engine and electronics specialists, suspension technicians and mechanics – driven by the ambition that stems from being part of the motorcycling
brand with the greatest number of titles – have created an already legendary bike. A bike with the body of an athlete, the heart of a champion and a winning soul: the F3 RC.

The new F3 800 RC is produced in a limited edition of 250 numbered and certified bikes.

WITH ABS BOSCH 9 PLUS RACE
RLM (REAR WHEEL LIFT-UP MITIGATION)
EAS

 




2016 MV Agusta F3 800 RC www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

#Winning

Until now, only two riders in the world have had the privilege of racing with the F3 RC. Now, that privilege has been extended to
350 enthusiasts who can choose between either the 675 or 800 cc versions. The first is for the pros, the second for extremely
demanding ‘experienced riders’. Both are faithful replicas of a victorious MV Agusta that has been thoroughly put to the test by its riders, JulesCluzel and Lorenzo Zanetti.

The F3 RC is virtually identical to the official team bikes. The paintwork is done by the supplier who prepares the official team fairings, using the same techniques and decals applied to the race bikes. As on the official bikes, the foot pegs are black, the wheels feature the red Reparto Corse trim and even the exhaust heat guard is the same colour. Red is also resurgent on the rear mudguard, serving to highlight the single-sided swingarm (seen on no other WSS bike).

Meticulous aerodynamic design, essential to transforming power into speed, is a key weapon in the struggle against the stopwatch. That’s why the F3 RC features, as standard, a personalised race fairing plug kit in Ergal for replacing the rear view mirrors. In this configuration, together with the sleekly shaped seat cowl, aerodynamic efficiency has been improved considerably to produce a higher maximum speed.

The F3 RC has been built for the racetrack. Stripped of plate holder and mirrors, it instantly regains its uncompromising temperament in the form of responsive, robust controls, just as you’d expect from a racing thoroughbred. Both handlebar and foot controls are made of Ergal and feature folding hinges. Then, there is the racing-derived, mirror-polished upper triple clamp, which sports the eye-catching ID plaque with the limited edition serial number.

 

 

 

2016 MV Agusta F3 800 RC www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

THE ENGINE


The F3 RC engine is unique in the automotive scenario and universally regarded as the most advanced and powerful mid-sized power unit ever built. It is an in-line unit with three cylinders tilted 35° to the front with double overhead camshaft timing system, with four valves per cylinder, all titanium.

The ultra-light unit (it weighs only 52 kg) is packed with radical technological features such as a closed deck shell-cast crankcase with integral bores, the MVICS system and the adoption of titanium intake and exhaust valves, slipper clutch and above all a counter-rotating crankshaft, an idea taken from MotoGP to reduce inertia during direction changes – improving handling and engine balance.

Its distinctive features include integral water and oil circuits: the pump unit (water and oil) is fully enclosed by the engine and the ducts are all routed inside, contributing to the beautifully uncluttered looks of the most powerful Italian three-cylinder unit ever.

The engine is produced in two sizes, 675cc and 800cc and is an extreme over-square unit in the configuration type-approved for the WSS, as may be inferred from a bore of no less than 79 mm with a stroke of just 45.9; it is capable of a mighty 128 hp at 14,500 rpm and a torque of 71 Nm at 10,600 rpm This category-topping performance is combined with great torque and a four-cylinder extension with the limiter set at 15,000 actual revolutions.

The meatier 800cc version (actual cylinder capacity of 798cc) keeps the same bore of 675 with a longer stroke, which increases from 45.9 mm to 54.3 mm. The increase in cubic capacity brings with it a net gain of 20 HP, achieving a maximum power output of 148 HP at 13,000 rpm, with torque standing at 88 Nm at 10.600 rpm. The limiter is set to cut in at 13,500 rpm. The higher horsepower made it possible to fit a longer final ratio, which increases from 16/43 on the 675 to 17/41 on the 800, which is capable of 270 km/h, while the smaller 675?stops at 260 km/h.

 

ELECTRONICS AND EXCLUSIVE DETAILS


The MV Agusta three cylinder design has taken state-of-the-art electronics into the mid-sized engine segment. The MVICS (Motor & Vehicle Integrated Control System) platform combines fully electronic management of the accelerator and throttle body with traction control. The MVICS platform is all about Full Ride By Wire technology: the system allows the ideal throttle body opening value to be defined instant by instant, unlinking that value from the throttle’s angular rotation. This means there is no mechanical link between the accelerator and throttles: the injection and ignition mapping determines the optimum air-fuel mixture to achieve the best performance at every moment and under all load conditions. The MVICS offers a multi-map approach, with three modes defined by the MV Agusta engineers and one fully customisable by riders, who can combine the available parameters to achieve their ideal power delivery. Traction control is now a must: it uses the same operating criteria as the highly-regarded F3 675 system, with eight settings that can be conveniently selected via handlebar controls and the compact, fully digital instrumentation.


EXCLUSIVE DETAILS

The F3RC was born on the track and is destined to spend most of its life on the road. That’s why it is equipped with a top-quality anodised aluminium cover set to be fitted in place of the rearview mirrors, clutch and brake levers in Ergal with anti-break joint, single-seat tail cover, Ergal running boards and rear racing stand. For the collectors among you, the Reparto Corse graphics, autographed by the official riders Jules Cluzel and Lorenzo Zanetti are enough to make the F3 RC an mouth-watering object of desire, not to mention the fact that, together with the F4, this is the first MV Agusta to sport the AMG logo on the fairing. All this, plus a plate certifying authenticity signed by the president Giovanni Castiglioni. No self-respecting riders, enthusiasts or collectors would pass up the opportunity to protect their bike with a “Reparto Corse” canvas cover that they can whip off to astound their friends.

 

CHASSIS


MV Agusta riders have always known they can count on the very best components and outstanding chassis performance. The new F3 RC confirms its membership of the noble MV lineage with an absolutely superlative chassis and enough quality to put many racing superbikes to shame. In true MV tradition, the engine is clad in a sophisticated frame featuring a combination of steel tubing and aluminium side plates that hug the engine tightly to offer riders a compact motorbike that is streamlined to the max. The engine dimensions made it possible to build a cutting-edge chassis with a forward swingarm pivot point and a very long single-sided arm (576.5 mm) to guarantee the rider maximum traction and feel. All this has been achieved without penalising the wheelbase of just 1380 mm – a record for the category – or the weight, which has been stripped down to a lean 173 kg.

 

SUSPENSION AND BRAKES


As you’d expect, the F3RC is equipped with the best components available on the market The solid forecarriage is capably controlled by a sophisticated Marzocchi fork with 43 mm diameter rods, adjustable for preload and also hydraulically for compression and rebound travel, with a maximum travel of 125 mm. A Sachs monoshock at the rear, comes with separate nitrogen reservoir. This also offers fully adjustable flexible and hydraulic functions, with the single arm travel set at 123 mm. The braking system is the best the market can offer, a Nissin radial pump operates Brembo monobloc radial calipers (coded M4.34a), to ensure greater power even under the toughest riding conditions, such as on the track. The diameter has been confirmed for the front disc pair (320 mm) and the rear unit: a two-piston caliper and 220 mm diameter disc. The factory-fitted tyres are Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa. The sizes are 120/70-ZR17 at the front and 180/55-ZR17 at the rear.



 


 


 

2016 MV Agusta F3 800 RC – www.Totalmotorcycle.com North American Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price: $18298 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $ See Dealer for pricing in CDN

ENGINE
Type Three cylinder, 4 stroke, 12 valve
Timing system “D.O.H.C”
Total displacement 798 cm3 (48.7 cu. in.)
Compression ratio 13.3:1
Starting Electric
Bore x stroke 79 mm x 54.3 mm (3.1 in. x 2.1 in.)
Max. power – r.p.m. (at the crankshaft)** 108.8 kW (148 hp) at 13.000 r.p.m.
Max. torque – r.p.m. 88 Nm (8.97 kgm) at 10.600 r.p.m.
Cooling system Cooling with separated liquid and oil
radiators
Engine management system Integrated ignition – injection system MVICS
(Motor & Vehicle Integrated Control System)
with six injectors Engine control unit Eldor
EM2.0, throttle body full drive by wire
Mikuni, pencil-coil with ion-sensing technology,
control of detonation and misfire
Torque control with four maps, Traction
Control with eight levels of intervention
Electronic quick shift MV EAS (Electronically Assisted Shift)
Clutch Wet, multi-disc slipper clutch
Transmission Cassette style; six speed, constant mesh
Primary drive 19/36
Gear ratio
First gear: 13/37
Second gear: 16/34
Third gear: 18/32
Fourth gear: 19/30
Fifth gear: 21/30
Sixth gear: 22/29
Final drive ratio 17/41
ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
Voltage 12 V
Alternator 350 W at 5000 r.p.m.
Battery 12 V – 8.6 Ah
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT
Wheelbase 1380 mm (54.33 in.)
Overall length 2060 mm (81.01 in.)
Overall width 725 mm (28.54 in.)
Saddle height 805 mm (31.69 in.)
Min. ground clearance 125 mm (4.92 in.)
Trail 99 mm (3.89 in.)
Dry weight 173 kg (381.4 lbs.)
Fuel tank capacity 16,5 l (4.36 U.S. gal.)

PERFORMANCE
Maximum speed* 269.0 km/h (167.1 mph)
FRAME
Type ALS Steel tubular trellis
Rear swing arm pivot plates material Aluminium alloy
FRONT SUSPENSION
Type Marzocchi “UPSIDE DOWN” telescopic
hydraulic fork with rebound-compression
damping and spring preload external
and separate adjustment
Fork dia. 43 mm (1.69 in.)
Fork travel 125 mm (4.92 in.)
REAR SUSPENSION
Type Progressive Sachs, single shock
absorber with rebound and compression
damping and spring preload adjustment
Single sided swing arm material Aluminium alloy
Wheel travel 123 mm (4.84 in.)
BRAKES
Front brake Double floating disc with Ø 320 mm
(Ø 12.6 in.) diameter, with steel braking disc
and flange
Front brake caliper Brembo radial-type monobloc,
with 4 pistons Ø 34 mm (Ø 1.34 in.)
Rear brake Single steel disc with Ø 220 mm (Ø 8.66 in.) dia.
Rear brake caliper Brembo with 2 pistons – Ø 34 mm (Ø 1.34 in.)
ABS System Bosch 9 Plus with Race Mode and
RLM (Rear wheel Lift-up Mitigation)
WHEELS
Front: Material/size Aluminium alloy 3.50 ” x 17 ”
Rear: Material/size Aluminium alloy 5.50 ” x 17 ”
TYRES
Front 120/70 – ZR 17 M/C (58 W)
Rear 180/55 – ZR 17 M/C (73 W)
FAIRING
Material Thermoplastic
EQUIPMENT
Anodized aluminum mirror caps kit
Billet aluminum Brake/Clutch levers
Billet aluminum “Sport” License Plate
Holder – Billet aluminum Foot peg kit
Fiberglass rear seat cover
INCLUDED ACCESSORIES
Dedicated Bike cover – Rear paddock stand




 

2016 MV Agusta F3 800 RC – www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £13299 GBP (On the road charges of £300 apply to the quoted prices)

Type Three cylinder, 4 stroke, 12 valve
Timing system “D.O.H.C”
Total displacement 798 cm3 (48.7 cu. in.)
Compression ratio 13.3:1
Starting Electric
Bore x stroke 79 mm x 54.3 mm (3.1 in. x 2.1 in.)
Max. power – r.p.m. (at the crankshaft)** 108.8 kW (148 hp) at 13.000 r.p.m.
Max. torque – r.p.m. 88 Nm (8.97 kgm) at 10.600 r.p.m.
Cooling system Cooling with separated liquid and oil
radiators
Engine management system Integrated ignition – injection system MVICS
(Motor & Vehicle Integrated Control System)
with six injectors Engine control unit Eldor
EM2.0, throttle body full drive by wire
Mikuni, pencil-coil with ion-sensing technology,
control of detonation and misfire
Torque control with four maps, Traction
Control with eight levels of intervention
Electronic quick shift MV EAS (Electronically Assisted Shift)
Clutch Wet, multi-disc slipper clutch
Transmission Cassette style; six speed, constant mesh
Primary drive 19/36
Gear ratio
First gear: 13/37
Second gear: 16/34
Third gear: 18/32
Fourth gear: 19/30
Fifth gear: 21/30
Sixth gear: 22/29
Final drive ratio 17/41
ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
Voltage 12 V
Alternator 350 W at 5000 r.p.m.
Battery 12 V – 8.6 Ah
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT
Wheelbase 1380 mm (54.33 in.)
Overall length 2060 mm (81.01 in.)
Overall width 725 mm (28.54 in.)
Saddle height 805 mm (31.69 in.)
Min. ground clearance 125 mm (4.92 in.)
Trail 99 mm (3.89 in.)
Dry weight 173 kg (381.4 lbs.)
Fuel tank capacity 16,5 l (4.36 U.S. gal.)

PERFORMANCE
Maximum speed* 269.0 km/h (167.1 mph)
FRAME
Type ALS Steel tubular trellis
Rear swing arm pivot plates material Aluminium alloy
FRONT SUSPENSION
Type Marzocchi “UPSIDE DOWN” telescopic
hydraulic fork with rebound-compression
damping and spring preload external
and separate adjustment
Fork dia. 43 mm (1.69 in.)
Fork travel 125 mm (4.92 in.)
REAR SUSPENSION
Type Progressive Sachs, single shock
absorber with rebound and compression
damping and spring preload adjustment
Single sided swing arm material Aluminium alloy
Wheel travel 123 mm (4.84 in.)
BRAKES
Front brake Double floating disc with Ø 320 mm
(Ø 12.6 in.) diameter, with steel braking disc
and flange
Front brake caliper Brembo radial-type monobloc,
with 4 pistons Ø 34 mm (Ø 1.34 in.)
Rear brake Single steel disc with Ø 220 mm (Ø 8.66 in.) dia.
Rear brake caliper Brembo with 2 pistons – Ø 34 mm (Ø 1.34 in.)
ABS System Bosch 9 Plus with Race Mode and
RLM (Rear wheel Lift-up Mitigation)
WHEELS
Front: Material/size Aluminium alloy 3.50 ” x 17 ”
Rear: Material/size Aluminium alloy 5.50 ” x 17 ”
TYRES
Front 120/70 – ZR 17 M/C (58 W)
Rear 180/55 – ZR 17 M/C (73 W)
FAIRING
Material Thermoplastic
EQUIPMENT
Anodized aluminum mirror caps kit
Billet aluminum Brake/Clutch levers
Billet aluminum “Sport” License Plate
Holder – Billet aluminum Foot peg kit
Fiberglass rear seat cover
INCLUDED ACCESSORIES
Dedicated Bike cover – Rear paddock stand



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