MV Agusta Brutale 1090R vs. Triumph Speed Triple R | Jailbait

MC Comparison

By Ari Henning, Photography by Kevin Wing

Horsepower

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Ergos

2012 MV Agusta Brutale 1090 R | Price $16,498

Engine type: l-c inline-four
Valve train: DOHC, 16v
Displacement: 1078cc
Bore x stroke: 79.0 x 55.0mm
Compression: 13.0:1
Fuel system:EFI
Clutch: Wet, multi-plate
Transmission: 6-speed
Frame:  Tubular-steel trellis
Front suspension:  Marzocchi 50mm fork with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Rear suspension: Sachs shock with adjustable spring preload and rebound damping
Front brake: Dual Brembo four-piston calipers, 310mm discs
Rear brake: CRC four-piston caliper, 210mm disc
Front tire: 120/70ZR-17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II
Rear tire : 190/55ZR-17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II
Rake/trail: 25.0°/4.0 in.
Seat height: 32.7 in.
Wheelbase: 56.3 in.
Fuel capacity:6.0 gal.
Weight (tank full/empty): 469/433 lbs.
Measured horsepower:  128.0 bhp @ 10,100 rpm
Measured torque: 75.0 lb.-ft. @ 7500 rpm
Corrected ¼-mile:  10.62 sec. @ 131.15 mph
Top-gear roll-on, 60-80 mph: 2.26 sec.
Fuel mileage (high/low/avg.):  29/24/27 mpg
Colors: White, red, black
Available: Now
Warranty: 24 mo., unlimited mi.
Contact : MV Agusta USA
10 Canal St. #224
Bristol, PA 19007
215.781.1770
www.mvagustausa.com

2012 Triumph Speed Triple R | $15,999

Engine type: l-c inline-triple
Valve train: DOHC, 12v
Displacement: 1050cc
Bore x stroke: 79.0 x 71.4mm
Compression: 12.0:1
Fuel system: EFI
Clutch: Wet, multi-plate
Transmission: 6-speed
Frame: Aluminum trellis
Front suspension: Öhlins 43mm fork with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Rear suspension: Öhlins shock with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Front brake: Dual Brembo four-piston calipers, 320mm discs with ABS
Rear brake: Brembo two-piston caliper, 255mm disc with ABS
Front tire: 120/70ZR-17 Pirelli Supercorsa SP
Rear tire: 190/55ZR-17 Pirelli Supercorsa SP
Rake/trail: 22.8°/3.6 in.
Seat height: 32.5 in.
Wheelbase: 56.5 in.
Fuel capacity: 4.6 gal.
Weight (tank full/empty): 479/451 lbs.
Measured horsepower:  119.8 bhp @ 9200 rpm
Measured torque: 73.7 lb.-ft. @ 7800 rpm
Corrected ¼-mile: 10.84 sec. @ 124.64 mph
Top-gear roll-on, 60-80 mph: 2.95 sec.
Fuel mileage (high/low/avg.):  42/38/39 mpg
Colors:  White, black
Availability:  Now
Warranty: 24 mo., unlimited mi.
Contact: Triumph Motorcycles of America
385 Walt Sanders Memorial Dr.
Newnan, GA 30265
678.854.2010
www.triumphmotorcycles.com

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