The Italian exotic bike manufacturer MV Agusta has launched the third model in collaboration with the Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton. Earlier, the brand has made Dragster and F4 LH44 models in association with the British. Now, latest to the line up is Lewis Hamilton edition Brutale 800RR.
The bike remains to be same, maintaining similar specifications and features. However, the Hamilton edition will get black, red and white paint job along with specially crafted brake and clutch levers, oil caps, fuel caps and alternator guards. At the heart, Brutale uses in-line 3 cylinder, 798cc, liquid-cooled engine delivering a maximum power of 138 bhp @ 13100 rpm and peak torque of 86 Nm @ 10100 rpm. It uses cassette type, 6-speed gearbox to derive the power to rear wheels.
On moving to the suspension set up, it features Marzocchi USD hydraulic fork in DLC treated aluminium with gold colour anodized fork legs at the front and Progressive Sachs, a single shock absorber with rebound and compression damping and spring preload adjustment at the rear. Stopping duties of the Brutale remains with 320mm double floating disc with steel braking disc at the front and 220mm single steel disc at the rear. Other exciting features include 8-level adjustable traction control, MVICS 2.0 platform and ABS option.
The new Lewis Hamilton edition Brutale will be limited to just 144 units and the production is set to start from June 2018 at their factory in Varese, Italy.