The MV Agusta Brutale R1090 has been at the top of the pack even since its inception. There is no wonder why, as the bike features a super-sport DNA combined with an aggressive design language and the newest technologies.
At the heart of the bike lies a four cylinder 1078cc high performance engine with radial intake and exhaust valves. This is the largest displacement engine ever built by MV Agusta and delivers a maximum power of 106 kW (144 hp) at 10.300 rpm. The 1078 cc unit is combined with an Electronic Engine Control Unit which has been programmed with a mapping and offers 8 levels of traction control that can be selected by the rider.
To offer a proper grip regardless of the road conditions, the Brutale R 1090 is equipped with front 120/70 - ZR 17 and rear 190/55 - ZR 17 tires.
Hit the jump for more information on the 2012 MV Agusta Brutale R 1090.
The success of the new generation of Brutale is in the spotlight due to its unmistakable design, advanced technology and exceptional performance. MV Agusta Brutale, a bike that has not only set the standard in the motorcycle market for excellence, but it has also become an authentic commercial success.
Lining up next to the Brutale 920, the entry level motorcycle in the MV Agusta four cylinder family, the new Brutale R 1090 is born and is the new market reference.
The engine is the high performance 1078cc four cylinder with radial intake and exhaust valves, the largest displacement engine ever built by MV Agusta. It is a volcano of power and torque with 106 kW (144 hp) at 10.300 rpm.
The frame is a mix of steel and aluminum mated to a Marzocchi 50mm USD front fork and a Sachs rear shock, both with valving specific to the Brutale R 1090 capable of taming the most torturous roads and demanding race tracks. The Brutale R 1090 also employs a 190/55 – ZR17 rear tyre that guarantees optimal grip, even during the most extreme conditions.
The Electronic Engine Control Unit has been programmed with a mapping that has been developed specifically for this new model, combining an optimal engine control coupled with 8 levels of traction control that can be selected by the rider.
Brutale R 1090, raw power mated with ergonomics that have also been developed with a passenger in mind thanks to the new one-piece seat with increased dimensions and refined styling that you have come to expect from an MV Agusta.
The Brutale R 1090 is the perfect motorcycle for those who are searching for a motorcycle in its essential form coupled with exceptional performance and unique design. The Brutale R 1090 will have 3 different color schemes; white, red and black all for £11,999 OTR. It will be available in dealers by the end of September 2011.
|ENGINE TYPE||FOUR CYLINDER, 4 STROKE, 16 VALVE|
|TIMING SYSTEM||D.O.H.C, RADIAL VALUE|
|TOTAL DISPLACEMENT||1078 CC (65.78 CU. IN)|
|BORE X STROKE||79.0mm x 55.0mm (3.1 IN. X 2.2 IN.)|
|MAX HORSEPOWER||106 KW (144.2 HP) AT 10300 R.P.M - REV LIMITER 11600 R.P.M|
|MAX TORQUE||112 NM (11.2 KGM) AT 8100 R.P.M|
|COOLING SYSTEM||COOLING WITH SEPARATED LIQUID AND OIL RADIATORS|
|ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM||-*MAGNETI MARELLI 5SM IGNITION|
|CLUTCH||WET, MULTI - DISC|
|GEAR BOX||CASSETTE GEARBOX, SIX SPEED, CONSTANT MESH|
|GEAR RATIO||-*13/38 109.7 KM/H (681. MPH) AT 11600 R.P.M|
|FINAL VELOCITY RATIO||15 X 41|
|ALTERNATOR||350 W AT 5000 R.P.M|
|BATTERY||12 V - 8.6 AH|
|WHEELBASE||1430 MM (56.30 IN.)|
|OVERALL LENGHT||2045 MM (80.51 IN.)|
|OVERALL WIDTH||775 MM (30.51 IN.)|
|SADDLE HEIGHT||825 MM (32.48 IN.)|
|MIN. GROUND CLEARANCE||140 MM (5.51 IN.)|
|TRAIL||103.5 MM (4.07 IN.)|
|DRY WEIGHT||190 KG (418.9 LBS)|
|FUEL TANK CAPACITY||23 L (6.07 GAL.)|
|MAXIMUM SPEED||265 KM/H (164.5 MPH)|
|FRAME TYPE||ALS STEEL TUBULAR TRELLIS (MAG WELDED)|
|REAR SWING ARM PIVOT PLATES MATERIAL||ALUMINIUM ALLOY|
|FRONT SUSPENSION TYPE||UPSIDE DOWN TELESCOPIC HYDRRAULIC FORK WITH EXTERNAL AND SPERATED ADJUSTMENT OF REBOUND AND COMPRESSION DAMPING AND OF SPRING PRELOAD|
|ROD DIA||50 MM (1.97 IN.)|
|TRAVEL ON LEG AXIS||125 MM (4.92 IN.)|
|REAR SUSPENSION TYPE||PROGRESSIVE, SINGLE SHOCK ABSORBER WITH REBOUND DAMPING AND SPRING PRELOAD ADJUSTMENT|
|SINGLE SIDED SWING ARM: MATERIAL||ALUMINIUM ALLOY|
|WHEEL TRAVEL||120 MM (4.72 IN.)|
|FRONT BRAKE||DOUBLE FLOATING DISC WITH Ø 320 MM (Ø 12.6 IN.) DIAMETER, WITH STEEL BRAKING BAND AND ALUMINIUM FLANGE - BREMBO RADIAL MASTER CYLINDER|
|FRONT BRAKE CALIPER||RADIAL WITH 4 PISTONS - Ø 34 MM (Ø 1.34 IN.)|
|REAR BRAKE||SINGLE STEEL DISC WITH Ø 210 MM (Ø 8.27 IN.) DIAMETER|
|REAR BRAKE CALIPER||RADIAL WITH 2 PISTONS - Ø 34 MM (Ø 1.34 IN.)|
|RIM FRONT||MATERIAL/SIZE ALUMINIUM ALLOY 3.50" X 17"|
|RIM REAR||MATERIAL/SIZE ALUMINIUM ALLOY 6.00" X 17"|
|FRONT||120/70 - ZR 17 M/C (58 W)|
|REAR||190/55 - ZR 17 M/C (75 W)|
Carsguide ---- "And while Ducati set the motorcycle world on its head in the early ’90s with its naked Monster, MV Agusta took the new naked category to its design pinnacle with the Brutale."
Ultimatemotorcycling ---- "Naked has never been so sexy. This statement couldn’t be truer when discussing the new motorcycle added to MV Agusta’s 2012 lineup - the Brutale 1090 R."
Autoblog ---- " MV Agusta has just whipped the sheets off of the company’s new Brutale R 1090."