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Cylinders capacity (CC)998
Horsepower (hp)195
Maximum Speed (km/h)291
Dry weight (kg)191
Starting Price (€)20.900
* Any country could have a price variation due to local import duties and taxes


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Technical Specifications

Engine TypeFour cylinder, 4 stroke, 16 valve
Frame typeCrMo Steel tubular trellis
Engine total displacement998 cm3 (60.9 cu. in.)
Front SuspensionMarzocchi "UPSIDE DOWN" telescopic hydraulic fork
Engine maximum power143.5 kW (195 hp) at 13.400 r.p.m.
Rear SuspensionProgressive Sachs, single shock adsorber
Engine maximum torque110.8 Nm (11.3 kgm) at 9.600 r.p.m.
Front Brake + ABS systemØ 320 mm (Ø 12.6 in.) double floating disc
Engine management systemIntegrated ignition - injection system MVICS 2.0
Rear Brake + ABS systemØ 220 mm (Ø 8.66 in.) single steel disc
Electronic Quick-shiftCassette style, six speed, constant mesh
Maximum speed291.0 km/h (180.8 mph)
ClutchWet, multi-disc with back torque limiting device
Dry weight191 kg (421.1 lbs.)

History in motion

A modern classic, the F4 set a new paradigm in the world of sports motorcycling. That typical MV feeling; the jaw-dropping performance; the speed; the revolutionary design that redefined the concept of a sports motorbike.

History in motion

After twenty years, the F4 remains the industry’s point of reference. With the F4 we changed motorcycling, forever. One can say it is the mother of all modern superbikes.

History in motion

But, the F4 does not only represent the history of motorcycling. It is also its future, with a state-of-the-art engine and Full Ride by Wire electronics.
History in motion

Corsa Corta

The four-cylinder engine of the entire F4 range is the highly advanced "Corsa Corta" (Short Stroke): the piston’s diameter is 79 mm, while the stroke is contained at 50,9 mm. The titanium intake and exhaust valves utilise a twin spring systerm. The pistons are forged aluminum and the oil circuit has been redesigned.
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Interview with Roberto Belli

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