MV Agusta 99CC Checca Sport


Debuting in 1960, the Checca was a lightweight motorcycle that was available in two displacements, 83 and 99cc. Three models were offered, the GT with a 83cc engine, the GT extra, which used a bored out version of teh 83cc engine, and the Sport GT, whose engine tuned to deliver slightly more power. This example’s single cilinder, 4-stroke angine was rated at 5,15 HP at 6000 rpm. The frame followed MV practice, being a mix of tubular front, and a steel pressed in the rear, as well as the engine being mounted in an open duplex cradle. The GT extra sold for 149.000 Lire. Production ended in 1969.

Engine:  Technical Specification (1962)

Cylinders / Cycle: single / 4-stroke
Displacement: 98,8 cc
Bore x stroke: 50,7 x 49 mm
Compression ratio: 7,5:1
Power / rpm: 5,15 HP / 6,000
Torque / rpm: NA
Cooling: air
Distribution: pushrod
Carburettor: 16 mm carburettor
Ignition: flywheel magneto
Lubrication: wet sump
Starting: kickstart
Primary drive: gear
Clutch: wet multiple plate clutch
Gearbox: 3 speeds
Final drive: chain


Frame: double cradle tubular and pressed steel frame
Front suspension: telescopic hydraulic fork
Rear suspension: swingarm with hydraulic shocks
Front brake: 123 mm drum
Rear brake:  118 mm drum
Front tire: 2.50 x17”
Rear tire: 2.50 x17”
Wheels: spokes
Tank: 14 litres
Length: 1870 mm
Width: 620 mm
Wheelbase: 1230 mm
Weight: 93,5 Kg

Perfromance:  90 kph