MV Agusta LXP Orioli 2024 EICMA 2023-1.j
MV Agusta LXP Orioli 2024 EICMA 2023-1.j

MV Agusta LXP Orioli

In the world of two-wheeled adventure, the name MV Agusta carries with it a history of speed, performance, and Italian flair. Known for its high-powered sports bikes, the company has now charted a new course into the rugged terrain of adventure motorcycling. Two years in the making, the unveiling of the MV Agusta LXP Orioli marks a momentous step into this new chapter.

This bike is not just a nod to the brand’s commitment to excellence but also a tribute to one of the most formidable figures in rally history, Edi Orioli. With the allure of exclusivity and a raft of cutting-edge enhancements, the LXP Orioli stands poised to redefine adventure biking for enthusiasts and collectors alike.

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Key Points

  • The MV Agusta LXP Orioli is a limited-edition adventure bike that pays tribute to four-time Dakar Rally winner Edi Orioli.
  • It is powered by a re-engineered version of MV’s 800cc triple, which now has a capacity of 931cc and produces 122bhp.
  • The bike has a steel beam frame, a cast aluminium swingarm, and a Sachs suspension with 210mm of travel at both ends.
  • It comes with a seven-inch TFT dash, keyless ignition, cruise control, a two-way quick-shifter, four riding modes, lean-sensitive ABS and traction control, adjustable engine braking, front lift control, and launch control.
  • It also includes a pair of aluminium panniers, LED fog lights, an engine skid plate and crash bars, plus a Termignoni titanium silencer.
  • The MV Agusta LXP Orioli is expected to be delivered to owners by the end of March 2024.
  • UK prices have not been confirmed, but the European price is €30,000, which converts to roughly £26,000.


  • Engine: 931cc liquid-cooled three-cylinder
  • Power: 122bhp
  • Torque: 75lb-ft
  • Weight: 224kg dry
  • Seat height: 850mm or 870mm
  • Fuel tank capacity: 20 litres
  • Wheels: 21in front, 18in rear
  • Tyres: Bridgestone A41 or AX41
  • Brakes: Brembo Stylema radial callipers with pads specific to the LXP Orioli
  • Suspension: Sachs, fully adjustable
  • Electronics: Seven-inch TFT dash with Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity, keyless ignition, cruise control, a two-way quick shifter, four riding modes, lean-sensitive ABS and traction control, adjustable engine braking, front lift control, and launch control
  • Accessories: Aluminium panniers, LED fog lights, engine skid plate, crash bars, Termignoni titanium silencer

Edi Orioli Tribute Bike

Here’s a summary and some key points about the LXP Orioli:

  • Limited Edition: With only 500 units to be produced, each signed by Edi Orioli, the bike emphasizes exclusivity and collector appeal.
  • Tribute to Edi Orioli: Naming the bike after the Dakar Rally legend ties MV Agusta’s adventure bike to a legacy of endurance and off-road pedigree.
  • Engine Upgrades: The 931cc engine is a reworked version of the previous 800cc triple, now offering 122bhp and 75lb ft of torque, with a substantial 85% of that torque coming from just 3000rpm, enhancing its off-road and touring capabilities.
  • Design and Engineering: MV Agusta’s R&D Director, Brian Gillen, highlights the completely redesigned engine components, casting, and internals, aiming for a balance of lightness and performance.

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  • Chassis and Suspension: The motorcycle features a new steel beam frame, a bolt-on double cradle, and a detachable rear trellis subframe. The cast aluminium swingarm is twin-sided, a departure from some of MV’s typical designs, and the suspension is courtesy of Sachs, with a significant 210mm travel, fully adjustable but manually.
  • Wheels and Brakes: Spoked 21in front and 18in rear tubeless wheels are ready for adventure riding, and Brembo Stylema radial calipers ensure stopping power.
  • Electronics: The bike packs MV Agusta’s most advanced electronics suite to date, including a seven-inch TFT display, keyless ignition, cruise control, quick shifter, riding modes, and various safety and performance features like lean-sensitive ABS and launch control.
  • Accessories and Kit: It comes with practical touring additions like aluminium panniers, LED fog lights, an engine skid plate, crash bars, and a Termignoni titanium silencer.
  • Price Point: Positioned at the premium end of the market, the approximate €30,000 price tag reflects its limited edition status and high-end features.
  • Delivery: Bikes are expected to be with owners by the end of March 2024, though the UK price is yet to be confirmed.


  • Limited-edition adventure bike
  • Powerful 931cc triple engine
  • Steel beam frame
  • Cast aluminium swingarm
  • Sachs suspension with 210mm of travel at both ends
  • Seven-inch TFT dash
  • Keyless ignition
  • Cruise control
  • Two-way quick-shifter
  • Four riding modes
  • Lean-sensitive ABS and traction control
  • Adjustable engine braking, front lift control, and launch control
  • Pair of aluminium panniers
  • LED fog lights
  • Engine skid plate and crash bars
  • Termignoni titanium silencer


  • The price tag of €30,000, which converts to roughly £26,000
  • Limited availability (only 500 bikes will be made)
  • Manually adjustable suspension


The MV Agusta LXP Orioli is more than a motorcycle; it’s a testament to the brand’s versatility and its homage to a racing legend. With its limited production run, re-engineered powertrain, and a suite of advanced electronics, the bike transcends mere functionality, entering the realm of a collector’s piece—a machine that offers a blend of exclusivity, performance, and adventure.

While its premium price tag may place it out of reach for some, for those able to acquire this rare beast, the LXP Orioli promises to deliver a riding experience that’s as thrilling on the open road as it is capable on the path less travelled. As MV Agusta’s adventure segment takes shape with the LXP Orioli, it does so with a powerful statement: that the spirit of racing can indeed propel us across new and uncharted terrains.

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