2018 AGV Pista GP R Valentino Rossi replica released

  • 2018 AGV Pista GP R Valentino Rossi replica has been officially launched by AGV Helmets.

  • The replica is the same design currently being used by Rossi in the MotoGP 2018 season.

  • Pre-orders are now open in the UK market from £999.99 (RM5,441).

The good folks from AGV have finally released the 2018 AGV Pista GP Valentino Rossi replica for sale. This design is currently being used by the nine-time Grand Prix world champion in the MotoGP 2018 season where the 39-year-old went for the ‘old-school’ look and feel with hopes that it’ll spark something extraordinary this year.

The replica helmet is available for AGV’s top of the line racing helmet, the Pista GP R (which also happens to be the model currently being used by Rossi himself in racing). Inspired by the golden eras of Formula 1 back in the 1970s and 1980s, the facade was brought to life courtesy of his longtime friend at Drudi Performance.

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With fewer colours than usual, Rossi’s iconic Sun and Moon (Soleluna) logo is the main star of the helmet’s design highlighted in a matte yellow and black colour combination. In honour of fallen racing brother, Marco Simoncelli, a small number 58 can be seen on the left rear portion of the lid.

Source: MotoGP

The Pista GP R comes ready with a tube connected to a fully-functional hydration system and an enhanced aerodynamic spoiler which are primed for race use. Not a bad way to enhance an already impressive full carbon fibre racing helmet.

Source: MotoGP

The 2018 AGV Pista GP R Valentino Rossi replica is not available yet here in Malaysian shores but pre-orders for the UK consumption is already open with a hefty price tag of £999.99 (RM5,441). We’re guessing that the helmet will be cheaper by ever so slightly once it’s here in the country.

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