2012 MV Agusta Brutale 675 | First Ride

An MV for the Masses

By Roland Brown, Photography by Milagro

Tech Spec

Evolution

MV’s clean-sheet F3 supersport, stripped of its bodywork and given a milder state of tune that’s more appropriate for street riding.

Rivals

Aprilia Shiver 750, Ducati Streetfighter 848, Triumph Street Triple

Tech Spec

Price $11,498
Engine type l-c triple
Valve train DOHC, 12v
Displacement 675cc
Bore x stroke 79.0 x 45.9mm
Compression 12.3:1
Fuel system EFI
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Claimed horsepower 108.5 bhp @ 12,500 rpm
Claimed torque 48.0 lb.-ft. @ 12,000 rpm
Frame Tubular-steel
Front suspension Marzocchi 43mm fork
Rear suspension Sachs shock with adjustablespring preload
Frontbrake Dual Brembo four-piston calipers, 320mm discs
Rear brake Brembo two-piston caliper, 220mm disc
Front tire 120/70ZR-17 Pirelli Angel ST
Rear tire 180/55ZR-17 Pirelli Angel ST
Rake/trail na/3.7 in.
Seat height 31.9 in.
Wheelbase 54.3 in.
Fuel capacity 4.4 gal.
Claimed curb weight 395 lbs.
Colors Red/silver, white/gold, gray/silver
Available Early 2013
Warranty 24 mo., unlimited mi.
Contact MV Agusta USA
10 Canal St., Suite 224
Bristol, PA 19007
215.781.1770
www.mvagustausa.com
Verdict: 4 out of 5 stars
Friendlier and more affordable, but still a Brutale.

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