MV Agusta 1000

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MV Agusta 1000
Manufacturer
Also called 1000 Corona, 1000 Ago
Production 1978 - 1981
Class Sport Bike
Engine
air cooled, four stroke, transverse four cylinders, DOHC. 2 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 71.1mm x 71.1mm
Compression ratio 10.3:1
Top Speed 137 mph (221 km/h)
Horsepower 105.94 HP (79.0 KW) @ 10000RPM
Fuel System 4x 27mm DellOrto carburetors
Battery 10.5:1
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed, manual
Final Drive: chain
Suspension Front: 38mm Forcelle Italia telescopic forks, preload, rebound damping adjustable
Rear: dual Koni shocks preload adjustable
Brakes Front: 2x 280mm discs
Rear: single 280mm disc
Front Tire 3.50 -18
Rear Tire 4.00 -18
Weight 228.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 1.32 Gallon (5.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The MV Agusta 1000 Ago was a air cooled, four stroke, transverse four cylinders, DOHC. 2 valves per cylinder Sport Bike motorcycle produced by MV Agusta between 1978 and 1981. It could reach a top speed of 137 mph (221 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 105.94 HP (79.0 KW) @ 10000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled air cooled, four stroke, transverse four cylinders, DOHC. 2 valves per cylinder. A 71.1mm bore x 71.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 954.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed, manual transmission.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.50 -18 front tire and a 4.00 -18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via 2x 280mm discs in the front and a single 280mm disc in the rear. The front suspension was a 38mm Forcelle Italia telescopic forks, preload, rebound damping adjustable while the rear was equipped with a dual Koni shocks preload adjustable. The 1000 Ago was fitted with a 1.32 Gallon (5.00 Liters) fuel tank.

1981 MV Agusta 1000 Ago[edit]

1981 MV Agusta 1000 Ago

The 1981 MY MV Agusta 1000 Ago is a limited edition machine designed to honor one of Agusta's most successful racing riders, Giacorno Agostini. It addresses Agusta fans and collectors that want a powerful machine. At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 954cc, transverese four cylinder engine paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce 106 horsepower at 10000 rpm. In addition, it comes standard with 38mm Forcelle Italia telescopic forks and dual Koni shocks at the rear.