1974 MV Agusta 750 GT

The 750 GT's case seemed at odds with the bike's lofty price

1974 MV Agusta 750 GT Pictures

The 1974 MV Agusta 750 GT motorcycle was a big, expensive, fast bike from a pedigreed Italian motorcycle manufacturer. But even with MV Agusta's high quality and good reputation, sales of the MV Agusta 750 GT stumbled under the rush of well-made, less-expensive, and just-as-exciting motorcycles from Japan.

1974 MV Agusta 750 GT

The MV Agusta 750 GT's inline-four displaced 790 cc and had 75 horsepower.

1974 MV Agusta 750 GT

The MV's dash panel was more ornate than some.

1974 MV Agusta 750 GT

The 1974 MV August 750 GT was equipped with a colossal, but old-tech, front drum brake.

1974 MV Agusta 750 GT

The MV Agusta 750 GT's shaft drive was unusual for a high-performance inline-four in the mid 1970s

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