2018 MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR
The revolution, by MV Agusta, has a new name: Brutale 800 RR. Adrenaline and pure style. A sublime riding experience that has enchanted riders in search of that something more, beyond extreme acceleration.
Thanks to the “RR” equipment, the quality of the Euro IV updates and implemented electronics the experience of the MV Agusta Brutale RR is even more intense, immediate, fluid and adrenaline inducing: 140 hp from launch, a full torque curve, complimented with the best suspension and control package. So, MV Agusta strengthens its technological leadership in the year Euro IV regulations are introduced, reinterpreting the same performance led strategy that make it an icon in motorcycling: the ‘ultimate’ Schiranna naked, benefits from a thrilling riding experience accompanied with an exceptional level of refinement: less vibration, noise reductions of 50% compared to the previous model, lower emissions, more power, and less demanding set-up. A dream constructed around acceleration and design.
RR stands for maximum power: with 140 hp at 13,100 revs / min and a maximum torque of 86 Nm at 10,100 rpm / min generated by the presence of two injectors per cylinder. A package specifically developed to retain the riding dynamics and sheer exhilaration of the models prior to the introduction of the new restrictive emission regulations. The result is astonishing; a true technological leap with a refined engine cylinder head developed for noise suppression to the benefit of augmenting ‘permitted’ sound by MV: namely those generated by the combustion. With the introduction of new components such as a harmonic damper, a new mechanical cam-chain tensioner, new camshafts, new valve guides, all completely redesigned and utilizing new materials to minimize stresses and vibrations. Noise reduction also extends to the side covers of the engine, which also act as engine protectors. An entirely new countershaft, starter motor, and primary gear drive, are aimed at improving the reliability. The designs of the transmission gears are also redesigned to achieve better meshing and therefore smoother transitions.
The upgrade of the New Brutale 800 RR is also electronic. The throttle unit has been updated, up & down EAS 2.0 Quick Shift is standard complimented by a hydraulic clutch with integrated slipper system. The engine management is entrusted to MVICS system and includes an updated Full Ride by Wire System incorporating multi-map with eight level adjustable traction control. Finally the new dashboard is now equipped with an OBD function (On Board Diagnostics).
More power is managed by the introduction of a new steering damper, with eight levels of manual adjustment. The hydraulic Marzocchi upside down fork utilize lightweight gold anodized aluminum stanchions (comprising an external compression adjustment system, extension and spring preload) and an adjustable Sachs rear monoshock. The braking system is entirely Brembo with a pair of floating front discs 320 mm diameter and four- piston calipers, while the rear operates a twin piston caliper on a 220 mm diameter disc. To top it all, the Bosch ABS 9 Plus, ensures safety and performance on all road surfaces.
The new Brutale 800 RR is available in two colors: Ice / Carbon Black Metallic and Red Shock Pearl / Carbon Black Metallic.
MSRP: $18,498 – Standard with 3 year factory warranty and 2 year roadside assist.