MV Agusta Dragster 800 launched at Rs. 18.73 lakh
Italian automaker MV Agusta has launched the Dragster 800 in India. Starting at Rs. 18.73 lakh, the motorcycle is offered in three variants: the 800 RR, 800 RR America, and 800 RR Pirelli edition. Notably, all the three variants share same mechanical specifications and underpinnings but differ in terms of color scheme and graphics. Here's our roundup.
Here's a look at the motorcycles
All the three variants of the MV Agusta Dragster 800 come with an eye-catching naked design with sharp styling cues, triple exhausts, matte finish body, and contrasting fuel tank as well as seats. In terms of appearance, it is the color scheme that differentiates them from each other. Interestingly, the top-of-the-line Pirelli edition gets one-of-a-kind rubber fuel tank and scratch resistant fairings from Pirelli.
Power and performance
All the three models of MV Agusta Dragster 800 RR pack a 798cc liquid-cooled, DOHC engine which is capable of producing 140PS of power and 87Nm of peak torque. For transmission duties, they get a six-speed manual gearbox and a bi-directional quick shifter.
MV Agusta Dragster 800: On the road
In the safety department, all three Dragster 800 models come equipped with disc brakes on both wheels along with dual-channel ABS, traction control, and wheelie control as standard. The motorcycles also house Marzocchi's telescopic forks on the front and Sachs' monoshock unit on the rear to handle the suspension duties.
Finally, what about pricing?
As for the pocket pinch, the MV Agusta Dragster 800 RR and the Dragster 800 RR America models cost Rs. 18.73 lakh, while the more premium Dragster 800 RR Pirelli edition costs Rs. 21.5 lakh in India.