Smart Clutch System: MV Agusta, the famous Italian two-wheeler maker is known for manufacturing dashing bikes. The designs of the company’s bikes are always attractive and sporty. Its bikes look smart and fashionable which has a huge demand in the Indian market as well as other countries. A true motorist can only understand the awesomeness of the MV Agusta motorcycles. One of their sporty and attractive models is Turismo Veloce which an ideal concept in the automotive market.
Recently, the company has announced that Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso will be produced with the company’s technology ‘Smart Clutch System (SCS)’. Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso will be the first model to feature this technology upgrade. The auto-giant also claimed that the technology is the result of their two years of hard work. It has passed through thousands of analysis to be accurate for fitting in the bike. The company has developed clutch cover transparent to praise their struggle.
The company formed the SCS with the help of American clutch specialist Rekluse which took approx. two-year to get completed. It provides two options to the rider. First is to utilize the clutch in the regular mode by moving the lever on the handlebars and the other one is to give up full control of the clutch to the arrangement. However, the feature is not really unusual for big automotive giants like Honda has used a similar feature in its bike range including Africa Twin and even the 2018 Goldwing. These Honda bikes come with dual-clutch transmission (DCT).
The Turismo Veloce is powered by a 798cc, 3-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine which is capable of generating 110.1PS of power at 10,150rpm, and 80Nm of torque at 7100rpm. The powerful powertrain is combined with a 6-speed gearbox transmission featuring MV EAS 2.0 with the SCS clutch. After employing the technology in the bike, the company claims the highest performance of 100 kmph at merely 3.15 seconds, whereas the top-speed is said to be at 230 kmph.
MV Augusta Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso SCS has received a price tag of approx. € 21,490 (about Rs 17 lakh in India). The SCS model is approximately € 1,800 (Rs 1.43 lakh) higher compared to the standard Lusso. The current rival of the top-spec bike is the Triumph Tiger XR range.
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