Gallery: The Exquisite MV Agusta Dragster 800 RC

MV's Reparto Corse family expands with the addition of the naked Dragster

Earlier this week we posted a gallery of the incredibly beautiful MV Agusta F4 RC, and now MV Agusta has unveiled an addition to the Reparto Corse (RC) family in the Dragster 800 RC. The new model, based on the Dragster and Dragster RR models, features MV's three-cylinder 800 engine in a power cruiser chassis. Scroll through the gallery below to see more images of the stunning new bike, and to learn more about the Dragster 800 RC.

2017 MV Agusta Dragster 800 RC
The three-cylinder 800 engine has an output of 140 horsepower at 13,100 rpm, and MV claims a dry weight of 370 pounds. The chassis is MV's trademark combination of a steel trellis front section with aluminum alloy swingarm plates, and features a Marzocchi inverted fork and Sachs rear shock.Courtesy of MV Agusta
2017 MV Agusta Dragster 800 RC
Brembo four-piston calipers work on 320mm discs up front, with a two-piston Brembo caliper and 220mm disc out back. ABS is standard equipment, and utilizes the Bosch 9 Plus system with RLM (Rear wheel Lift-up Mitigation). Wheels are forged aluminum in 3.5 x 17" front and 6.00 x 17" rear sizes. The rear tire is a huge 200/50.Courtesy of MV Agusta
2017 MV Agusta Dragster 800 RC
The Dragster 800 RC's electronics package incorporates MV's MVICS 2.0 system with an Eldor ECU, six injectors and full Mikuni ride-by-wire. Riding aids include traction control with eight levels of intervention, and the MV EAS 2.0 up/down quickshifter. There are four riding configurations, three offering presets for the various riding aids and one with individual settings for motor response, rev limiter, engine torque management, throttle sensitivity and engine braking.Courtesy of MV Agusta

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2017 MV Agusta Dragster 800 RC
The bike is shown here in "Race Mode," and evidently MV intents the bikes to be used on-track. The number 37 on the side panel indicates the number of world road racing manufacturers' titles MV has to its credit.Courtesy of MV Agusta
2017 MV Agusta Dragster 800 RC
The electronics are adjusted through the LCD instrument panel. The handlebars are adjustable, while a steering damper is positioned just behind the triple clamp and is also adjustable.Courtesy of MV Agusta
2017 MV Agusta Dragster 800 RC
More evidence that MV intends the 800 Dragster RC to be ridden in anger at the race track. The bike features an abundance of carbon fiber, including the front fender, radiator deflectors and front fairing, in addition to red anodized highlights on the suspension components.Courtesy of MV Agusta
2017 MV Agusta Dragster 800 RC
MV says the Dragster RC "snarls with an acute yet raw exhaust note through a beautiful three element silencer developed specifically to achieve record performance for the category."Courtesy of MV Agusta
2017 MV Agusta Dragster 800 RC
The EAS 2.0 quickshifter allows clutchless upshifts and downshifts.Courtesy of MV Agusta
2017 MV Agusta Dragster 800 RC
The engine and chassis are based on MV's three-cylinder Brutale platform; the engine features a counter-rotating crankshaft and cassette-style transmission, with a compression ratio of 13.3:1.Courtesy of MV Agusta
2017 MV Agusta Dragster 800 RC
It's all about the details on the MV RC models.Courtesy of MV Agusta