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Hi all. I Just purchased this special MV F4 750. It has a F400 VIN just like a ORO. Was made for a arabic prince in a one off color ordered by Castiglioni. Has any ever heard of something like this? I heard that former F1 drivers also received an F4 in a special color.
Does any one know of other examples like this? It should have a 137hp engine that is different from the normal 125HP engine.

Hope to get some more information. The factory has confirmed this special story. The bike was made for the prince hoping he would invest in the company.

Thanks in advance.
 

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Well, the steering crown plaque is the real deal (engraver's stamps) although I suspect the red paint was added.

Looks like a stock F4 750 with a silver paint job. Probably has the SPR engine, that's the power-up version. Not too much special about it that jumps out other than the plaque. Carbon body parts? Maybe the heat guards on the exhaust (can't tell for sure), but what else?

Nice looking bike. There have been some other one offs, a striking yellow and silver example I have seen photos of is one.

At any rate, welcome to the family !!! Please add your location to your profile.
 

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Wow, clean bike
 

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My F4 is same color combination but no plaque and not near as pristine!
Just seen pictures of your bike. Thats a totally different color. Yours is shiney silver (diamante) mine is flat grey. The paintset was made as pre production but has never made it to production and was mounted on a bike after a few months of laying in Castiglionis office (as the story goes).
 

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Well, the steering crown plaque is the real deal (engraver's stamps) although I suspect the red paint was added.

Looks like a stock F4 750 with a silver paint job. Probably has the SPR engine, that's the power-up version. Not too much special about it that jumps out other than the plaque. Carbon body parts? Maybe the heat guards on the exhaust (can't tell for sure), but what else?

Nice looking bike. There have been some other one offs, a striking yellow and silver example I have seen photos of is one.

At any rate, welcome to the family !!! Please add your location to your profile.
It is not silver (diamante) but flat grey.

The strange thing is that the SPR engine was introduced a few years later. My bike is from 2000 and the engine number is also from this year.
 

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Hi Enrico and welcome.

Certainly a nice bike with a prized history.

With no criticism whatsoever, the bike appears a bit 'plain Jane'. If I were of Arabian royalty, I'd follow suit with something highly ostentatious.

Nevertheless, you have a one-off bike that would truly be the envy of many MV devotees. Are you able to reveal how you chanced upon this special find? Could be a story in itself!:smile2:
 

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Hi Enrico and welcome.

Certainly a nice bike with a prized history.

With no criticism whatsoever, the bike appears a bit 'plain Jane'. If I were of Arabian royalty, I'd follow suit with something highly ostentatious.

Nevertheless, you have a one-off bike that would truly be the envy of many MV devotees. Are you able to reveal how you chanced upon this special find? Could be a story in itself!
I read a story of this bike that a former employee of MV wrote because the bike was for auction in the UK. It did not sel at auction but I bought it a few months later from the auction company.

The bike supposed to be donated bij Castiglioni and maybe thats why it isnt full with carbon.
And I like plain I guess. ?
 

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The tank decals appear to be above the clear coat.

great find and enjoy.
 

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There is no clearcoat. Its flat grey so no shine ?
Clearcoat can be done in a matte finish. The Veltro is done in this fashion.

This is an interesting find. Something new to most of us, I'd assume.

Do you plan on riding her?
 

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Using the word plain in the same sentence with MV Agusta is against the rules :). The bike is beautiful. Ride it and enjoy it.
 

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Using the word plain in the same sentence with MV Agusta is against the rules <img src="http://www.mvagusta.net/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Smile" class="inlineimg" />. The bike is beautiful. Ride it and enjoy it.
Thank you. It will not be ridden (I have other bikes for riding and others for collecting) but offcourse it will be charished a lot. The mileage is very low (1700) and I will keep it that way.
 

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Thank you. It will not be ridden (I have other bikes for riding and others for collecting) but offcourse it will be charished a lot. The mileage is very low (1700) and I will keep it that way.
Good luck with the purchase and as long as we're on the subject of collecting bikes, I have a most beautiful exotic beast for you!:mouthwate
 
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