2012 MV Agusta Brutale R 1090

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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.

Press Release

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.

MV Agusta Brutale R 1090

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.

Specifications

MV Agusta Brutale R 1090
ENGINE TYPEFOUR CYLINDER, 4 STROKE, 16 VALVE
TIMING SYSTEMD.O.H.C, RADIAL VALUE
TOTAL DISPLACEMENT1078 CC (65.78 CU. IN)
COMPRESSION RATIO13:1
STARTINGELECTRIC
BORE X STROKE79.0mm x 55.0mm (3.1 IN. X 2.2 IN.)
MAX HORSEPOWER106 KW (144.2 HP) AT 10300 R.P.M - REV LIMITER 11600 R.P.M
MAX TORQUE112 NM (11.2 KGM) AT 8100 R.P.M
COOLING SYSTEMCOOLING WITH SEPARATED LIQUID AND OIL RADIATORS
ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM-*MAGNETI MARELLI 5SM IGNITION

  • INJECTION INTERGRATED SYSTEM WITH MIKUNI THROTTLE BODY
  • INDUCTION DISCHARGE ELECTRONIC IGNITION
  • SEQUENTIAL TIMED MULTIPOINT ELECTRONIC INJECTION
CLUTCHWET, MULTI - DISC
GEAR BOXCASSETTE GEARBOX, SIX SPEED, CONSTANT MESH
PRIMARY DRIVE50/79
GEAR RATIO-*13/38 109.7 KM/H (681. MPH) AT 11600 R.P.M

  • 16/34 150.8 KM/H (93.6 MPH) AT 11600 R.P.M
  • 18/32 180.3 KM/H (111.9 MPH) AT 11600 R.P.M
  • 20/30 213.7 KM/H (132.7 MPH) AT 11600 R.P.M
  • 22/29 243.2 KM/H (151.0 MPH) AT 11600 R.P.M
  • 19/23 265.0 KM/H (164.5 MPH) AT 11600 R.P.M
FINAL VELOCITY RATIO15 X 41
VOLTAGE12 V
ALTERNATOR350 W AT 5000 R.P.M
BATTERY12 V - 8.6 AH
WHEELBASE1430 MM (56.30 IN.)
OVERALL LENGHT2045 MM (80.51 IN.)
OVERALL WIDTH775 MM (30.51 IN.)
SADDLE HEIGHT825 MM (32.48 IN.)
MIN. GROUND CLEARANCE140 MM (5.51 IN.)
TRAIL103.5 MM (4.07 IN.)
DRY WEIGHT190 KG (418.9 LBS)
FUEL TANK CAPACITY23 L (6.07 GAL.)
MAXIMUM SPEED265 KM/H (164.5 MPH)
FRAME TYPEALS STEEL TUBULAR TRELLIS (MAG WELDED)
REAR SWING ARM PIVOT PLATES MATERIALALUMINIUM ALLOY
FRONT SUSPENSION TYPEUPSIDE DOWN TELESCOPIC HYDRRAULIC FORK WITH EXTERNAL AND SPERATED ADJUSTMENT OF REBOUND AND COMPRESSION DAMPING AND OF SPRING PRELOAD
ROD DIA50 MM (1.97 IN.)
TRAVEL ON LEG AXIS125 MM (4.92 IN.)
REAR SUSPENSION TYPEPROGRESSIVE, SINGLE SHOCK ABSORBER WITH REBOUND DAMPING AND SPRING PRELOAD ADJUSTMENT
SINGLE SIDED SWING ARM: MATERIALALUMINIUM ALLOY
WHEEL TRAVEL120 MM (4.72 IN.)
FRONT BRAKEDOUBLE FLOATING DISC WITH Ø 320 MM (Ø 12.6 IN.) DIAMETER, WITH STEEL BRAKING BAND AND ALUMINIUM FLANGE - BREMBO RADIAL MASTER CYLINDER
FRONT BRAKE CALIPERRADIAL WITH 4 PISTONS - Ø 34 MM (Ø 1.34 IN.)
REAR BRAKESINGLE STEEL DISC WITH Ø 210 MM (Ø 8.27 IN.) DIAMETER
REAR BRAKE CALIPERRADIAL WITH 2 PISTONS - Ø 34 MM (Ø 1.34 IN.)
RIM FRONTMATERIAL/SIZE ALUMINIUM ALLOY 3.50" X 17"
RIM REARMATERIAL/SIZE ALUMINIUM ALLOY 6.00" X 17"
FRONT120/70 - ZR 17 M/C (58 W)
REAR190/55 - ZR 17 M/C (75 W)
FAIRING MATERIALTHERMOPLASTIC

Quotes

MV Agusta Brutale R 1090

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."


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