MV Agusta‘s 2021 Brutale 1000 RR was revealed with significant updates to the engine, the chassis, and features kit. 208 “brutal” horsepower. The bike is fitted with a BS 6-compliant 998 cc, 16-valve, inline four-cylinder engine that features a sintered valve guides and DLC coated tappets that cut down on friction and improve reliability. The high-performance engine’s titanium con-rods are a unique element in the naked segment. Titanium is also used for the valves (intake as well as exhaust) to ensure greater power and high engine speeds.
The addition of new primary drive gearing helps reduce friction between the gears, while overall transmission has been increased to improve reliability, especially during the impressive starts guaranteed by the Launch Control, while the EAS 3.0 electronic gearbox, now in its third generation, has a new sensor for more precise shifting and more comfortable insertion.
The four-exit exhaust of the 2021 Brutale 1000 RR features a revised main manifold that emphasizes the Brutale sound, while fully conforming to Euro 5 regulations.
The electronics package of the new bike includes the new IMU inertial platform that allows for evaluating the real-time position. This new platform allows traction and FLC wheelie controls to fully protect the rider’s safety. The ABS boasts a new Continental MK100 module complete with a cornering function. The comprehensive 5.5” TFT instrumentation lets the users customize every aspect of the bike directly from their smartphone. It also offers standard functions like recording and sharing itineraries. Thanks to its mirroring function, the dashboard can be used as a navigator with turn-by-turn directions.
The chassis of the MV Agusta Brutale RR has long topped the hypernaked segment. The suspension increases load transfer control and the ability to absorb rough surfaces. The ultra-lightweight forged wheels emphasize its handling.