| MV Agusta|
| Four stroke Inline three cylinder|
MV Agusta 500cc Three is a road racing motorcycle made by MV Agusta to compete in the 500 cc Grand Prix motorcycle racing World Championship. The motorcycle was introduced in 1966 to compete with the ever competitive Honda Racing. The bike was a bored out version of MV Agusta's highly successful 350 cc three cylinder. Its production lasted until 1974.
MV Agusta 500 Three Wikipedia
Both the 500cc and the 350cc Factory race bikes specifications, bore and stroke were veiled in secrecy. When information was leaked, MV Agusta was known to leak disinformation.
Over the passing of years, MV race engineers provided information on 500cc Three cylinder.Bore Stroke: (4-Stroke in-line Three Cylinder 62 X 55 mm X 3 - 497.9 cm)
Compression Ratio: 11 : 1
Clutch: Dry, Multi plate
Carburetors: Dell’ Orto MASSI 27A (3)
Wheels: Light Alloy, Spoke
Oil Tank capacity 3 kg.
Giacomo Agostini rode the 500 Three to seven consecutive 500cc World Championships Grand Prix motorcycle racing from 1966 to 1972.