MV Agusta today launched the Turismo Veloce 800. in India The middleweight sports tourer retails at INR 18.99 lakh*. However, the first three customers will benefit from a special price of INR 16.99 lakh*.
In comparison, the Ducati Multistrada 950 is available at INR 12.84 lakh*, while the Triumph Tiger 800 is priced from INR 11.99 lakh*.
MV Agusta makes the Turismo Veloce 800 in four variants – Standard, Lusso, Lusso SCS and RC SCS. It offers only the Standard variant in our market. The Smart Clutch System (SCS), which is available on the international-spec models, is a proprietary technology that enables electronic management of the clutch.
The complete MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 range is powered by a 798 cc inline three-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that comes with a counter-rotating crankshaft. The motor delivers 110 hp of peak power at 10,150 rpm and 81 Nm of max torque at 7,100 rpm. MV Agusta claims that 90% of the total torque is available from 3,800 rpm. The three-cylinder mill is linked to a 6-speed transmission that benefits from a hydraulic-activated slipper clutch and quickshifter (for both up- and down-shifts). The maximum speed (claimed) of the middleweight sports tourer stands at 230 km/h.
Premium hardware on the motorcycle includes dual 320 mm floating discs at the front and a single 220 mm disc at the rear to handle the braking department. Shock absorption tasks are performed by Sachs monoshock at the back and Marzocchi inverted forks at the front. The safety net and rider aids on the Turismo Veloce 800 comprise 8-level traction control, Bosch 9 PLUS ABS, Rear Wheel Lift-up Mitigation, ride-by-wire throttle and four riding modes.
Similar to any other MV Agusta motorcycle, the Turismo Veloce 800 is truly a feast for the eyes. The F3 800-inspired front fascia along with the triple exhaust design and the single-sided swingarm gives the Turismo Veloce 800 proper exotic looks. The touring friendly design includes a semi-fairing along with a tall windscreen at the front and upright ergonomics.
Apart from the launch of the Turismo Veloce 800, the MV Agusta announced the inauguration of its new Motoroyale showroom in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra.