MV Agusta has decided to put up for auction, curated by Bonhams during the Festival of Speed, the first example of the limited series Superveloce AGO. The proceeds will go to UNICEF for the Ukraine emergency
June 17, 2022
P.presented during the Misano GP last October, the MV Superveloce AGO is a special series dedicated to the champion and composed by 311 specimens.
A figure that corresponds to 311 overall wins between national championships, international competitions and Tourist Trophy obtained by Giacomo Agostini. The most titled ever who just yesterday turned 80.
TOgo has conquered fourteen of its fifteen titles world championship (seven in the 350 class and the same number in the 500) with the three and four-cylinder MVs.
Fifteenth with the Yamaha 500, which was also the first title for a two-stroke bike in that class.
In career the champion from Lovere won 123 victories in just 13 complete seasons of the world championship in GPs alone.
D.of the 311 bikes provided, base price of 32,100 euros, the first fifteen are a special series in the special series: they are the specimens dedicated to world championship victories (number 1 is dedicated to his first title in the 1966). Each bike is signed by Agostini and has a specific commemorative plate on the tank.
This lot includes a Experience package which includes a visit to Bergamo for a dinner meeting with Agostini, a visit to his private museum and professional photos. The estimated value of the entire package estimated by MV is between 80,000 and 120,000 euros.
To embellish this unique Superveloce, theNeedle Racing Kit which includes the asymmetrical Arrow exhaust with three terminals, the dedicated control unit, a motorcycle cover and a certificate of authenticity.
And own specimen number 1 of the series of 15 bikes will go on sale on Thursday June 24th from Bonhams auction house during the Goodwood Festival of Speed Saleat the Bonhams saleroom of the Goodwood House in Chichester, Sussex.
The proceeds of the sale will be entirely donated to the UNICEF fund for the Ukraine emergency.
“We are delighted to partner with Bonhams, one of the most respected and leading auction houses in the world, to support this cause in a concrete way. – are the words of Timur SardarovCEO MV Agusta Motor –. Our Superveloce Ago, an authentic work of motorcycle art, could not be in better hands, and we are sure it will go to an avid motorcycle-loving collector who will appreciate and pamper her. “
T.im SchofieldHead of Department Bonhams Motors UK, added: “We are happy to pay homage to a legend of motorcycling by offering collectors this unique piece while supporting a noble cause. It is a fantastic opportunity to win the Superveloce Ago and meet the champion. “
The bike – here all the information – will be visible, together with the other lots of the auction, on Thursday 23 June from 10.00 to 17.30, and on the day of the auction starting at 9.00.
The auction will also be accessible through the Bonhams App, which allows you to register and do offers in real time watching the live stream of the auction. Telephone and proxy offers are also possible.