MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR Updated for 2017 at EICMA

Considered by many enthusiasts the best-looking and most badass naked bike around, the MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR got updated for 2017, coming with more technology and offering the lowest emissions in its category.
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Probably the biggest change for 2017 is the fact that the Brutale 800 RR’s engine was updated to meet Euro 4 regulations. But don’t worry, it still cranks 140 hp at 13,000 rpm and 86 Nm (63 lb-ft) at 10,000 rpm. This is achieved by two injectors per cylinder, a new harmonic damper, cam-chain tensioner, new camshafts, valve guides, redesigned countershaft, new starter motor, and primary gear drive. The design of the transmission gears also got modified to achieve better meshing and smoother transitions.

The new Brutale RR 800 takes the model presented at EICMA last year to new extremes. The classic MV naked was reshaped and reinterpreted. New aero forms were introduced with respect for the classic style that defined the Brutale DNA typified by the unique front headlight profile and distinctive ‘organ pipe’ muffler which has increased both in profile and volume (+ 3l).

Other distinctive elements on the new Brutale include a split seat, retractable passenger grab handles, graphic LED stoplight and the futuristic signature light alloy subframe structure. The RR version also comes with new forged wheels with a specific contrasting surface treatment.

The list of changes can’t be complete without the electronic upgrades. Starting with the throttle, this has been updated for better response, while the up & down EAS 2.0 Quick Shift is offered as standard complimented by a hydraulic slipper clutch.

Engine management is done by the MVICS system and comes with an updated Full Ride by Wire System that offers 8-level traction control. There’s also a new steering damper with eight levels of manual adjustments and a redesigned dashboard that comes with OBD function.

The 2017 MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR will be available in two colors - Ice/Carbon Black Metallic and Red Shock Pearl/Carbon Black Metallic. Prices differ according to each market.
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