The 800cc sports tourer is based on the Brutale 800 and has multiple touring friendly bits like tall windscreen and luggage panniers
MV Agusta is all set to launch its 800cc sports tourer, better known as Turismo Veloce 800 in the Indian two-wheeler market. The exotic Italian bike manufacturer had launched the Brutale 800 in the country few months back.
The MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 shares its underpinnings with the Brutale 800. The motorcycles gets its power from the same 798cc, inline three cylinder engine that runs the Brutale 800 streetfighter.
The motor in the Turismo Veloce has been retuned in order to offer more punch low down in the rev range. Besides, the motor also receives new pistons, cam profiles along with fresh intake and exhaust units. To be precise, the power and torque figures in the Turismo Veloce 800 stand at 110 bhp and 80 Nm respectively. With this set up, the motorcycle can hit a top speed of 230 kmph.
The MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 is bolted on a trellis frame along with a single sided swingarm that looks appealing. The braking duties on the upcoming Turismo Veloce 800 are taken care of with the help of twin 320mm disc brakes upfront along with a single 220mm disc brake at the rear. An Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) is being offered as a standard fitment.
The suspension system on the MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 comprises of Marzocchi inverted forks upfront along with progressive Sachs monoshock at the rear. The motorcycle rides on 120/70 front and 190/55 rear tyres that come mounted over stylish 17-inch alloy wheels.
Other highlights of the MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 include an engine immobilizer, bluetooth connectivity, cruise control and an adjustable windscreen. The electronics package of the MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 include an eight level traction control system, torque control with four maps along with a lean angle sensor. Expect the sports tourer from MV Agusta to make its entry to Indian shores at a price close to Rs. 17 lakh (ex-showroom).