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MV Agusta’s new Dragster bikes start at Rs 18.73 lakh

THE ASIAN AGE. | MICHAEL GONSALVES
Published : Oct 10, 2019, 1:30 am IST
Updated : Oct 10, 2019, 1:30 am IST

The exotic Dragster 800 RR and 800 RR America variants are priced at Rs 18.73 lakh, while the 800 RR Pirelli trim is tagged at Rs 21.5 lakh.

Like other MV Agusta motorcycles, the Dragster series will be brought to India via the completely built up or CBU route.
 Like other MV Agusta motorcycles, the Dragster series will be brought to India via the completely built up or CBU route.

PUNE: Motoroyale, Kinetic group’s distributor of multi-brand superbikes, on Wednesday launched three bikes under the Italian marquee MV Agusta Dragster series, with price starting at Rs 18.73 lakh at pan India showroom to boost sales during this festive season.

The exotic Dragster 800 RR and 800 RR America variants are priced at Rs 18.73 lakh, while the 800 RR Pirelli trim is tagged at Rs 21.5 lakh.

Like other MV Agusta motorcycles, the Dragster series will be brought to India via the completely built up or CBU route.

“For us the Dragster RR and its variants are a perfect blend of raw power, technology and design, making it the top selling model for MV Agusta,” Ajinkya Firodia, MD at Motoroyale, said.

He said this model would be a success in India considering the styling that suits the Indian road conditions.

With this launch, the company has once again reinforced its objective of bringing the finest bikes in the world to Indian bike enthusiasts, Firodia boasted.

The base Dragster 800 RR looks like a more exotic version of the Brutale 800 and it is just that. It gets a different tail section, exotic wire wheels and other cosmetic updates like a revised front fender.

The Dragster 800 RR America gets a unique stitched seats and colour updates in the form of a red, blue and white paint job as a tribute to the 1975 S America 750 motorcycle.

The more exotic Dragster 800 RR Pirelli has been built in collaboration with Italian tyre maker Pirelli. This motorcycle features a fuel tank and fairing made of a specially formulated rubber compound that is resistant to scratches.

All three motorcycles share the same 798cc 3-cylinder motor and in the same state of tune as the Brutale 800 RR. The max power output is rated at 140PS while peak torque is rated at 87Nm.

Its kit include a fully adjustable Marzocchi upside-down fork, a Sachs monoshock, Brembo brakes and Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa radials.

Electronics include an eight-level traction control, four rider modes and Bosch ABS with rear lift mitigation.

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