More than just a custom-made motorcycle, the MV Agusta expands the boundaries of automotive design
When teasers started appearing, no one was sure whether it was just a concept or a showcase of the Italian manufacturera��s future design direction. Turns out, it was neithera��the F4Z is in fact a one-off motorcycle built by MV Agusta for a wealthy Japanese businessman who is also a motorcycle connoisseur. MV has never done something like this before and if you thought thata��s the only thing unique about it, then herea��s morea��it is designed by Zagato.
Zagato is an Italian design house that is known for having sketched some of the most striking cars through its history such as the Lamborghini 3500GTZ and the Lancia Fulvia Sport. The F4Z is Zagatoa��s foray into motorcycle design and theya��ve done an awesome job indeed. The F4Z is a timeless classica��its design not only seems to draw inspiration from old school fully-faired Grand Prix bikes, but also from simplicity and rationality. Various elements of the motorcycle still reflect Zagatoa��s experience in designing cars thougha��such as the flyscreen, and the mesh linings on the air vents as well as the hooded headlight. The MV Agusta Zagato F4Z is truly one of a kind and reflects its Japanese ownera��s personality as much as it reflects the tradition and history of both MV Agusta and Zagato.