2009 MV Agusta Brutale 1078RR - Italy's Nastiest Naked Bike

By Roland Brown, Photography by Milagro

Tech Spec
Evolution

MV Agusta's naked roadster gets the F4 RR 312's big-bore, 1078cc motor.

Rivals
Aprilia Tuono 1000R Factory, Ducati Monster S4RS, KTM 990 Super Duke R, Suzuki B-King.

Price TBA
Engine type l-c inline-four
Valve train DOHC, 16V
Displacement 1078cc
Transmission 6-speed
Claimed horsepower 154 bhp @ 10,700 rpm
Claimed torque 87 lb.-ft. @ 8100 rpm
Frame Composite tubular steel and cast aluminum with single-sided aluminum swingarm
Front suspension 50mm Marzocchi inverted fork, adjustable for spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Rear suspension Single Sachs shock, adjustable for spring preload, high/low-speed compression and rebound damping
Front brake Dual Brembo four-piston radial calipers, 320mm discs
Rear brake Single Brembo four-piston caliper, 210mm disc
Front tire 120/70-ZR17 Pirelli Dragon Supercorsa
Rear tire 190/50-ZR17 Pirelli Dragon Supercorsa
Seat height 31.7 in.
Wheelbase 55.6 in.
Fuel capacity 5.0 gal.
Claimed dry weight 408 lbs.

Contact
www.mvagustausa.com

Verdict 4 stars out of 5
One seriously stout streetfighter.

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