Motoroyale Kinetic launched the MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 sports tourer motorcycle in India. Priced at ₹ 18.99 lakh (ex-showroom), it is the first tourer from the MV Agusta brand.
The bike was launched at the inauguration of Kinetic’s latest Motoroyale showroom, which has come up in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Globally, the motorcycle comes in four variants – Turismo Veloce 800, Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso, Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso SCS, and Turismo Veloce RC SCS. The standard version comes to India for now, while the other versions will be introduced later.
The MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 features a sharp and aggressive design language, with premium fit and finish. The bike borrows several signature styling elements from other MV Agusta models, like the front fairing that resembles the F3, and the triple-pipe exhaust and the, inspired by the Brutale 800. The bike also gets LED headlamp, hand guards with built-in indicators, and LED taillamp.
The engine is 798cc three-cylinder engine that puts out 111PS at 10,150rpm and 83Nm of torque at 7,100rpm. The engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox with slipper clutch. The Turismo Veloce 800 has a claimed top speed of 230 kmph.
The Turismo Veloce 800 also gets an extensive electronics package, featuring an MVICS electronic system with a full multi-map ride-by-wire throttle, 8-level traction control, along with a sophisticated EAS 2.0 electronic up and much more.
Suspension duties are handled by Marzocchi fork at the front and a Sachs monoshock at the rear. Braking duties are handled by twin 320mm discs with four-pot calipers up front, and a single 220 mm disc brake at the rear. The bike also comes with dual-channel Bosch 9 Plus ABS (anti-lock braking system) with rear-wheel lift-up mitigation. The Turismo Veloce 800 also comes with 17-inch alloy wheels on both ends, wrapped in 120/70-section front and 190/55-section rear tyres.