MV Agusta F3 675 & 800 “RC” Versions Coming?

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According to the UK’s Superbike magazine, MV Agusta will be offering souped-up “RC” models of its popular F3 675 & F3 800 supersport machines. The move is said to mimic the MV Agusta F4 RC, which debuted this year, and brought significant improvements to the venerable MV Agusta F4 line.

This news would seem to be in addition to the three new 1,000cc inline-four models we have already gotten word that will be coming from MV Agusta, meaning that the Varese brand will have a robust offering to show motorcycle enthusiasts at this year’s EICMA show.

As with the F4 RC, the two F3 “Reparto Corse” models will feature at the very least feature upgraded performance components, which is good news considering the trouble surrounding Marzocchi at the moment.

With the Italian suspension brand set to cease operations, MV Agusta is more than likely rethinking the suspension supply partner for many of its motorcycles – thus, the time to make a premium “RC” models with Öhlins pieces is now.

Additionally, it isn’t unreasonable to see a modest engine upgrades coming to the three-cylinder RC models as well, along with a track-only kit of weight-saving and power-boosting parts, like we saw with the F4 RC.

We would also expect the bikes to be an exclusive affair, with a price tag to match. We’ll have to wait a few more months to see how these rumors pan-out, but Superbike’s story certainly passes the smell test, especially since

While we’re talking new model rumors, we’re going to go ahead and make a guess that MV Agusta becomes the first motorcycle brand to bring electronic semi-active suspension to the supersport segment…how’s that for wild and reckless rumormilling??