MV Agusta has formally launched the special-edition MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR America in India. The corporate has allotted 5 of the fashions for the nation and as we’d earlier reported, the bike is priced at Rs 18.73 lakh. Curiously, meaning the Brutale 800 RR America version prices lower than the usual Brutale 800 RR, which is priced at Rs 18.99 lakh. Within the US, for example, the 800 RR America prices USD 200 (about Rs 14,000) greater than the usual 800 RR. MV Agusta operates in India underneath the Motoroyale umbrella, and sellers we spoke to earlier revealed to us that the distinction within the price ticket is due to modifications within the greenback price, when the bikes had been imported to our nation.
The variations between the usual and America version are solely visible and beauty. The Brutale 800 RR America version wears a pink, white and blue livery and an “America Particular Version” decal additionally graces the instrument cluster cowl, together with the manufacturing variety of the actual motorbike.
Mechanically, the 800 RR America stays equivalent to the usual variant. On the coronary heart of each bikes is a 798cc, inline, three-cylinder engine that sits inside a steel-trellis body and produces 140hp at 12,300rpm and 87Nm at 10,100rpm. The Brutale 800 RR additionally will get a Marzocchi USD fork and Sachs monoshock.
The America theme on the Brutale 800 RR attracts inspiration from the 1975 MV Agusta S America 750 that featured a 75hp, inline, air-cooled, four-cylinder engine with dual-overhead camshafts, which was forward of its time. Greater than 25 years later, the ‘America’ identify was revived and used on the first-ever Brutale – a four-cylinder motorbike again then. The very first three-cylinder Brutale 800 America was launched in 2017, and the particular color scheme was additionally rolled out on the manufacturers’ different bikes just like the Dragster 800 RR.
At Rs 18.73 lakh, the Brutale 800 RR prices greater than twice as a lot as comparable capability bare bikes just like the Kawasaki Z900 (Rs 7.69 lakh), the Triumph Avenue Triple S (Rs 9.19 lakh) and the Ducati Monster 821 (Rs 9.51 lakh). The premium comes because of MV Agusta’s standing as an unique Italian model.
(All costs ex-showroom, India)