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.

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

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

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

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

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