2011 MV Agusta Motorcycle
MVAgusta’s extraordinary build-quality and attention to detail are still evident, but the 2011 Brutale 1190 has been re-engineered to make it friendlier.
Brembo radial brakes with plenty of feel, huge 50mm Marzocchi forks, and a fully adjustable Sachs shock at the rear are firm, yet compliant and comfortable.
The inline-four engine that puts out 144 horsepower (claimed) and more torque than a Ducati 1098, now has traction control and fuel mapping that has eliminated the abrupt behavior of previous models.
Redesigned ergonomics give the rider a lot more room, so the Brutale is now not just an exquisite-looking precision instrument; it is also a highly capable, real-world motorcycle.
2011 MV Agusta Brutale 1090 Quick Stats
- ENGINE TYPE: DOHC inline-4
- BORE x STROKE: 79 mm x 55mm
- COMP. RATIO: 13.1
- TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
- WHEELBASE: 56.6 inches
- DRY WEIGHT: 419 pounds
- PRICE: $18,000
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