2006 MV Agusta Brutale 910S Road Test Rider Magazine

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MV Agusta Brutale 750 Oro

2006 MV Agusta Brutale Road Test

Photo Kevin Wing

Mark Jr.

January 5, 2007

Remember the scene in Pulp Fiction John Travolta’s character Uma Thurman right through the and into the heart with a of adrenaline? What? You haven’t the movie?

No problem. Just down to your MV Agusta and look at the $14,495 price tag on a 910S . When your stops, hit the bike’s starter Same thing.

That’s how been ever since the MV name was revived by the Castiglioni owners of Cagiva, and the company out the first in-line four to out of Italy in a long time. by Ferrari with radial and styled by the legendary Massimo to hold sway with the of his benchmark Ducati 916, MV F4 750 with its four underseat pipes was indeed a heartstopper and in price if not performance.

At $32,000, the Serie Oro sportbike established a of exclusivity for the marque that is just beginning to broaden at the own hands. In 2004 engine grew to 998cc to meet demand, and lower-priced versions of the F4 with fewer unobtanium are now readily available. Some ago the company also launched a of … sportbikes based the in-line four called the initial 750 model eventually into a 910.

Star-spoked, polished, cast- wheels are lovely to behold, on the Brutale’s single-sided swingarm.

If the 910S model seen isn’t fancy enough for for another $3,500 there’s the 910R, complete with fiber this, titanium and racing whatnot. Oh, and eight horsepower, for a claimed total of 144 at the Our fortunes being more Baggins than Bill however, we thought a test of the was most apropos as it is still a little beast with a for trick componentry and makes pleasing power than the available) Brutale 750.

See fat 50mm Marzocchi male-slider fork on the 910S? It’s adjustable, and has quick-release mechanisms for the The Sachs remote-reservoir single in back is fully adjustable as and has a height adjuster. Tiny F4 opposed six-piston calipers in and an opposed four-piston caliper in stop the Brutale 910S, also has a quick-release rear riding on that lovely swingarm.

The frame is a combo of tubular steel trellis with pivot plates, and the star-spoked are cast aluminum. Footpegs are little assemblies that are for height.

The Brutale 910S is a … sportbike even if a rather exclusive one, and to end it should perform well in a of environments. Light it off and the liquid-cooled, in-line four quickly into a rather urgent and while there’s a tiny control on the right handlebar we used it. The bike can be ridden immediately with a few hiccups as it up, then smoothes out as the growl the motor becomes more

Whack the throttle open in any and the four-into-two exhaust snarls only if this Ferrari human it would be a big, and tattooed bouncer at a downtown Las strip club. On the Borla dyno the Brutale 910S a whopping 113.9 horsepower and lb-ft of torque at the rear which translates into fast for a bike with a wet weight. It takes some hair to hold the throttle open all the way to its 12,000-rpm redline shifting, which takes seamlessly up or down with smooth clutch action.

pronunciation of “Brutale” requires the use of gestures—try it. Wide, flat and quick steering geometry it a wicked handler.

MV Agusta Brutale 750 Oro
MV Agusta Brutale 750 Oro

Settle the saddle of the Brutale and it’s that it means business. the seating position is only sporty, with a slight lean to the wide tubular bar and rearset footpegs, the small cupped shape and firm are intended for clenched butts owners have their on one thing-going fast.

If the sentence, “I’m taking the touring, Honey, see you next sounds ridiculous, it’s it is-this ain’t no touring Even if you could find a way to a small seatbag on back and on a tankbag (the tank is the engine’s urgency, that seat and the Brutale’s diminutive, size would constantly you to steer toward the canyons and never get anywhere.

Nissin calipers could use more bite. That’s a 50mm fork; note the quick-release retainers.

With a redline of rpm and 13.0:1 compression, the Brutale’s pulls strongly down low but to be revved. Some light creeps into the handgrips 5,000 rpm, but it’s bothersome. It steers, suspends and like a pure sportbike, yet the is completely exposed to the elements and has to to lean forward when hard, lest the front end skyward.

Suspension action front and is first rate-freeway plush and taut at the same time infinite adjustment for the fiddlers. the brakes could use some initial bite in front heck-for-strong and well balanced and rear.

The little things even more on such an machine, such as the micrometrically clutch and brake levers, hydraulic reservoirs and small space under the tiny pad. Riding with a Don’t plan on doing so A large tach sits the LCD info display with all of the and mirrors are sleek but almost as they blur and don’t see your elbows much.

trademark MV Agusta Brutale with its double parabolic is clear and bright at night, and the exception of rear spring being the inconvenient ring-and-locknut all of the suspension adjusters are easy to

Radial valves in the DOHC cylinder head are splayed 4

This is the kind of bike you just as easily park in living room or over the a piece of art as much as a high-performance I think if I were going to the ranks of contemporary MV Agusta I would probably go all the way and spring for an F4 before I paid only less for its … sibling, cheaper alternatives to which But if you’ve just gotta a one-of-a-kind Italian Stallion a reasonable seating position, the 910S is probably your

MV Agusta Brutale 750 Oro
MV Agusta Brutale 750 Oro

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