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2016 MV Agusta Brutale 800 and Dragster RR Lewis Hamilton at EICMA

2016 MV Agusta Brutale 800

At the 73rd Milan Motorcycle Show (EICMA), Italian brand MV Agusta brings two world premieres – 2016 MV Agusta Brutale 800 and Dragster RR Lewis Hamilton.

Model Year 2016 for MV Agusta Brutale 800 sees much needed changes being offered. These changes are seen in the form of revised rear design, new headlight with LED, new tail light, revised exhaust, and fuel tank design. Overall, these subtle changes make the 2016 MV Agusta Brutale 800 much better looking in our opinion.

The changes which one cannot see, are incorporated in the tuned engine. In order to comply with stringent EURO IV emission norms, output of MV Agusta Brutale 800 has been reduced by 9 hp. The older Brutale 800’s engine generated 125 hp and 80 Nm torque, the updated engine delivers 116 hp and 83 Nm or torque.

Other changes on board Brutale 800 includes the addition of counter rotating crankshaft, hydraulically operated slipper clutch, full ride by wire along with integrated 8 setting traction control.

2016 MV Agusta Dragster RR Lewis Hamilton

2016 MV Agusta Dragster RR Lewis Hamilton

Speaking about 2016 MV Agusta Dragster RR Lewis Hamilton, this one has been specially developed for Lewis Hamilton fans. Paying homage to the F1 World Champion for the current season, the Varese brand will produce a total of 244 units of this motorcycle.

Based on the Dragster RR, the engine and chassis remains unchanged. The 798 cc in line 3 cyl engine generates 140 hp at 13,100 rpm and 86 Nm at 10,100 Nm. Apart from that, the rest of the body has received a thorough makeover, claims MV Agusta. And who has given this makeover, Lewis Hamilton himself.

Featuring special Ergal aluminium on the handle bar, brake lever and fuel cap, there are also a lot of red anodized parts, like the trellis frame, wheel spokes, and upside down front forks.

called LH44, because Lewis Hamilton and his F1 race car number 44; price of the limited edition motorcycle has not been revealed yet.

2016 MV Agusta Brutale 800 – Photos

2016 MV Agusta Dragster RR Lewis Hamilton – Photos


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Sagar Patel

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A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

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