2016 BRUTALE 800
The New 2016 Brutale 800 changes completely to remain loyal to itself, and to its ability to amaze and conquer new generations of enthusiasts. Style, engine, equipment and chassis are all called into question again with the aim of creating the best Brutale of all time.
Today, fifteen years after its first appearance, the New Brutale 800 is once again taking on the future. Fully redesigned and yet still tied to its origins, the New Brutale 800 is more effective on the road, delivers more efficient performances and it is naturally more beautiful.
With a new take on its proportions, modelled on more sculpted shapes and focused on the front end, the New Brutale 800 enhances the reinterpretation of the main stylistic features, such as the elliptical shape of the headlamp, now a Full LED, and the three-pipe exhaust, with increased shape and capacity (+ 3 litres). At the heart of the new style, however, there is the futuristic frame of the saddle chassis in light alloy, which blends in with the trapezoidal tank (capacity 16.5 litres), integrated with the air box and providing greater definition and aggression.
From an aesthetic point of view, the design of the New Brutale 800 reveals a constant search for symmetry, also in the colour, the creation of the footpeg mounts, the ducts and the front headlight supports. Some of the brand new features on the New Brutale 800 include its double saddle, concealed passenger handles, rear light and LED indicators. The instrument panel has also changed, with a new handlebar and the addition of the clutch pump and the related tank which raises the quality of the area, thanks also to the renewed digital instrument panel and electric switches
The Brutale 800, then, joins the Brutale 675 and, with its improved performance and even feistier character, offers an even sportier MV Agusta style that has been designed to satisfy even the most demanding motorcyclists.
In detail, the main features of MV Agusta Brutale 800 are:
- Three-cylinder in-line engine with counter-rotating crankshaft
- MVICS (Motor & Vehicle Integrated Control System) Technology
- 8 levels Traction control
- Composite steel trellis and aluminium plate frame for high torsional rigidity
- Single-sided swingarm with adjustable rear monoshock
- Upside down adjustable 43mm front fork
- Racing-type radial front callipers
2016 Brutale 800
The new Brutale 800 shows off the new MV Agusta logo on the fuel tank. A pride that comes from the ability to create unique motorbikes, where the matter is sculpted with artistic inspiration, without compromises or technical constraints. Starting from the trapezoidal shapes of the fuel tank, to the light alloy of the Full LED Projector supports, to the tail – each component reveals something unique.
The new three-cylinder engine of the Brutale 800 has now 116 hp at 11.500 rpm while the maximum torque is 83 Nm at 7600 rpm, as much as 25% more than the previous version. It is managed by the integrated MVICS including multimap Full Ride by Wire integrated to the traction control adjustable on 8 levels. In its category it is also the only one to boast the up shift & downshift EAS 2.0, in addition to the hydraulically controlled slipper clutch.
The new chassis of the Brutale 800 has a wheelbase extended by 20 mm while the trail changes from 95 to 103.5 mm. The trellis structure combined with aluminum plates, fits the unprecedented seat frame in light alloy, an expression of modernity and design genius. Components at the top of the category, with Brembo radial calipers and multiadjustable suspension.
A dependable advanced electronics package unique within this category: MVICS (Motor & Vehicle Integrated Control System), the integrated management system of the vehicle, includes the first Full Ride by Wire with multi-map and integrated traction control. Offering optimised delivery at all engine speeds, maximum engine efficiency in terms of fuel consumption, and of course the opportunity to select different engine characteristics, choosing from the four available maps: three pre-sets, one personalised.
Traction control also ensures safety and performance on any road or track surface, allowing the driver to concentrate entirely on riding. The three-cylinder engine, which debuted on the supersport F3 675, forms the basis for the technological progress in its class, thanks to exclusive technical solutions such as the counter-rotating crankshaft, used in MotoGP, but never before seen on a production bike. The frame performance is guaranteed, thanks to MV Agusta’ s unique mixed structure: the front section of steel tube trellis combined with two light aluminium alloy plates, and a sculpted single-arm rear suspension.
Even at first glance, the Brutale 800 is clearly an MV Agusta thoroughbred. A perfect combination of panache, performance, design and ergonomics. Offering a unique blend of style and substance, this punchy three-cylinder bike offers the same standard of excellence seen on the Brutale 675 but with a refined graphics/colour scheme that lends it added flair.
The overall compactness is visually striking, with the eye-catching mechanical components dominating; the spirited three-cylinder engine, almost completely exposed, is cradled by the distinctive frame on top and the compact exhaust system underneath. The tank is modelled to maximise capacity yet minimise volume, while the tail is as essential as it is elegant.
Added character also comes from the headlight unit, which combines original elements with iconic features from the Brutale range. Last but not least, a distinctive three-section tailpipe ensures the visual impact of the MV Agusta Brutale is nothing less than stunning.
2016 BRUTALE 800 ENGINE
There have been changes in the engine too, with the latest development of the three cylinders with counter-rotating crankshaft, to meet Euro 4 emission standards, that is capable of delivering a maximum power output of (86,5 kw) 116 hp at 11,500 rpm. A record maximum torque, increased by 25% with 83 Nm at 7,600 rpm, with 90% of the value already available at 3,800 rpm.
In addition to the counter-rotating crankshaft, another unique feature is the fact that the new Brutale 800 is the only one its category with electronic EAS 2.0 up&down gear shift. The slipper clutch is now hydraulically operated while the engine is managed by the MVICS system which includes integrated multi map Full Ride by Wire in the traction control with 8 settings.
As you’d expect, the most advanced electronic control ever seen on a bike in this category has been extended from the Brutale 675 to the Brutale 800 by applying advanced race technology to mass production. The MVICS (Motor & Vehicle Integrated Control System) platform ensures integrated control of vehicle and engine: more specifically. this means combined management of the three-cylinder engine with traction control to ensure exceptional performance and safety.
Technological innovation is evident in the Full Ride By Wire, the electronic throttle body control system that, together with injection-ignition mapping, optimises the air-fuel mix throughout the rev range, maximising power and torque according to rider demand. Compared to the traditional mechanical throttle, the Full Ride By Wire system breaks the solid ties between throttle twist and throttle body opening, letting the electronics apply the fastest efficiency-optimising solution and provide the exact response demanded by the rider.
On the Brutale 800 the system uses a multi-map with three preset modes and a fully customisable one so riders can choose the power delivery that suits both the riding conditions… and their own whims. The MVICS platform includes 8-level traction control, which can be adjusted in seconds and checked on the digital dashboard; traction control acts on throttle, ignition timing advance and injection.
In terms of handling, the New Brutale 800 has a new frame with a wheelbase that has been extended to 1400 mm (+20mm), and a trail that is now 103.5 (95mm in the previous version). The ALS steel tubing frame is incorporated with light aluminium alloy clamps in the rear area of the pivot of the single swingarm.
The Marzocchi fork has 43 mm diameter upside aluminium forks with a travel of 125 mm: which is 1 mm more than the Sachs shock absorber, which is tethered to the single swingarm. The brake system is Brembo throughout, with a pair of 320 mm diameter front floating disks and brake callipers with four pistons, whilst at the rear a twin piston calliper acts on a 220 mm disk.
The Bosch ABS 9 Plus completes the picture, guaranteeing safety and performance on any road surface. From a safety perspective, the new Pirelli Diablo Rosso III tyres, fitted as original equipment for the first time ever on a standard production motorbike, are an additional asset.
The Brutale 800 offers a braking system of the highest quality. It features a pair of front 320 mm discs with Brembo four-piston (32 mm diameter) radial calipers; at the rear the rider can count on a high performance twin-piston (34 mm diameter) Brembo caliper, which grips a 220 mm disc.
(Motor & Vehicle Integrated Control System)
with three injectors Engine control unit
Eldor EM2.0, throttle body full drive by
wire Mikuni, pencil-coil with ion-sensing
technology, control of detonation and misfire
Torque control with four maps, Traction
Control with eight levels of intervention
Second gear: 16/34
Third gear: 18/32
Fourth gear: 19/30
Fifth gear: 21/30
Sixth gear: 22/29
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
absorber with rebound and compression
damping and spring preload adjustment
AVAILABLE IN COLORS:
- BLACK MATT METALIC / MATT SILVER
- PEARL ICE WHITE / MATT METALLIC GRAPHITE
- RED / MATT SILVER