Villa Erba

27 May 2017

Moto-Icons: From Café Racer to the Superbike

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Lot 110

1974 MV Agusta 750 S

  • Frame no. MV4C75 2140518

Sold for $114,514

Documents: French Certificat d’Immatriculation

  • Owned from new by factory rider Gianfranco Bonera
  • Just 3,270 kilometres

Half an hour’s drive away from Villa Erba lies the town of Verghera, home to the Meccanica Verghera Agusta factory. It was here that the GP-inspired 750 S was produced in response to intense public demand.

According to an evaluation undertaken by Expertise Automobiles, this example was first owned by MV Agusta factory driver Gianfranco Bonera, who rode the initial 3,000 kilometres recorded on the odometer. In 1978, the motorcycle passed to a Swiss collector before being sold in 2013 to Belgian Gerard Macy. A year later, it was sold to the current owner.

This exceptional 750 S is equipped with the four Dell’Orto carburettors that boost output to an incredible 69 horsepower and is accompanied with a copy of its previous Italian registration, tracing its chain of ownership.

• Da nuova, di proprietà del pilota ufficiale Gianfranco Bonera
• Con soli 3270 chilometri percorsi

A mezz'ora di auto da Villa Erba si trova la città di Verghera, sede della fabbrica Meccanica Verghera Agusta dove la 750 S, ispirata alle moto da GP è stata costruita per soddisfare la forte richiesta che proveniva dagli appassionati.

Secondo una valutazione effettuata da Expertise Automobiles, il primo proprietario di questa 750 S è stato il pilota ufficiale della MV Agusta Gianfranco Bonera, che ha percorso i primi 3.000 chilometri registrati sul contachilometri. Nel 1978 la moto è stata venduta ad un appassionato svizzero che l’ha tenuta fino a 2013, quando è stata venduta a l belga Gerard Macy che, l’anno seguente, l’ha ceduta all'attuale proprietario.

Questa eccezionale 750 S è dotata dei quattro carburatori Dell'Orto che incrementano la potenza ad un incredibile 69 cavalli ed è accompagnata da una copia della sua precedente registrazione italiana, che traccia la storia delle sue precedenti proprietà.


Please note that this example was originally built as a 750 GT model and has subsequently been converted to 750 Sport appearance.

Pregasi notare che questo esemplare è stato originariamente prodotto come 750 GT e che, solo in seguito è stato modificato esteticamente come 750 Sport

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