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2018 Brutale 800 Dragster RC confirmed

Limited edition model locked-in by MV Agusta

Just 250 will be built and the small number of bikes coming our way are sure to be snapped up fast – we’re talking the 2018 Brutale 800 Dragster RC.

Confirmed today by MV Agusta, the 2018 version of the Dragster 800 RC is promising to be even better than its predecessor.

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Some of the main highlights of the new iteration include the distinctive RC livery and race-style graphics straight out of the MV Agusta Reparto Corse (Racing Department).

It also boasts F4 RC forged red rims with a huge 200mm rear tyre and MV Agusta’s new lightweight three-cylinder engine that delivers up to 111kW (150hp).

Featuring unique mapping for the Brutale 800 Dragster RC, the engine also welcomes a more durable starter motor and features a Harmonic Damper to reduce vibration and noise.

There’s also a completely new gear shifter with redesigned gear dogs and 8-level traction control.

Finally, MV Agusta has also introduced improved engine covers that not only better protect the engine, but also help to decrease noise emissions.

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All of the 250 bikes will come with a wooden box containing a titanium SC Project silencer, bike cover and certificate of authenticity.

mv agusta brutale dragster rcWe will bring you Aussie pricing details when confirmed.

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