New: The MV Agusta Brutale 800

Publish Date: 
Nov 2, 2012

THAT BIKE RIGHT THERE is the new MV Agusta Brutale 800, the new three-cylinder hot rod fresh from Italy.

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Based on the Brutale 675, the 800 is packed with advanced electronics like eight-way traction control and push-button engine mapping, fully adjustable front/rear suspension, and a motor that produces 125hp @ 11,600rpm and 60 lb/ft at 8,600 rpm.

Here's a quick listing of the Brutale 800's main features:

  • Three-cylinder in-line engine with counter-rotating crankshaft
  • Technology MVICS (Motor & Vehicle Integrated Control System)
  • Traction control adjustable on 8 levels
  • Frame structure mixed steel trellis and aluminium plates for high torsional rigidity
  • Single-sided swingarm with adjustable rear shock absorber
  • Upside down adjustable 43mm front fork
  • Racing Brembo radial front calipers

The Brutale 800 is available in four color combinations: ruby metallic red/silver, white/mamba red, matt metallic grey/pearl white and white/blue pearl "Italia."

No dollar figures, but MV Agusta's euro pricing comes in at 9,900 euros. It's also available with electronically-assisted shift at 10,390 euros. The Italia model, with EAS as standard, costs 10,990 euros.

Posted by Dennis Johnson