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MV Agusta Rush 1000 production to begin in June

The Rush 1000 limited edition hyper naked from MV Agusta will be getting delivered at the end of the same month

MV AGUSTA has announced that the Rush 1000 hyper naked is to begin production in June this summer.

The news means that owners who have put deposits on the 1000cc “drag strip-inspired” machine should be arriving with owners from the end of June onwards.

The bike is a strictly limited edition version of the Brutale 1000 RR meaning eye-watering levels of performance, with over 200bhp and a claimed top speed of 300kph (186mph).

Aside from the bike’s blistering straight-line speed, it is also blessed with top-spec Öhlins semi-active suspension, a Bluetooth enabled TFT dash, LED cornering lights, and that unusual looking aerodynamic carbon fibre real wheel cover.

No official price for the bike is released, and sales are strictly limited to 300 units - if you have to ask the price… etc. There is though one bike for sale on the classic car and motorcycle sales site, carandclassic.co.uk for a snip at £29,290!

MV Agusta Rush 1000 spec

Engine

998cc four cylinder, 4 stroke, DOHC 16 valve

Compression ratio

13.4:1

Bore x stroke

79 mm x 50.9 mm

Power

205bhp (153kW) @ 13,000rpm (212bhp with race kit exhaust)

Torque

86lb-ft (116.5Nm) @ 11,000rpm

Cooling system

Separated liquid and oil radiators

Engine management system

Integrated ignition - injection system MVICS (Motor & Vehicle Integrated Control System) with eight injectors (4 lower fuel injectors by Mikuni + 4 upper fuel injectors by Magneti Marelli with increased fuel flow). Engine control unit Eldor EM2.10, throttle body full ride by wire Mikuni, pencil-coil with ion-sensing technology, control of detonation and misfire - Torque control with four maps - Traction control with 8 levels + off and wheelie control with inertial platform Electronic quick-shift MV EAS 2.1 (Electronically Assisted Shift Up & Down)

Clutch

Wet, multi-disc with back torque limiting device and Brembo radial pump/lever assembly

Transmission

Cassette style; six speed, constant mesh

Wheelbase

1415 mm

Overall length

2080 mm

Overall width

805 mm

Saddle height

845 mm

Min. ground clearance

141mm

Trail

97 mm

Dry weight

186 kg - 184kg

Fuel tank capacity

16 litres

Frame

Steel trellis with aluminium swingarm

Front suspension

43mm Öhlins Nix EC hydraulic “upside down” front forks with TiN superficial treatment.Completely adjustable with electronically controlled compression and rebound damping with manually controlled spring preload.

Fork travel

120 mm

Rear suspension

Progressive, single shock absorber Öhlins EC TTX completely adjustable with electronically controlled compression and rebound damping and spring preload

Rear wheel travel

120mm

Front brake

Double floating disc with 320mm, with steel braking disc and aluminium flange - Brembo radial pump/level assembly. Brembo Stylema radial-type caliper, single-piece with 4 pistons 30mm

Rear brake

Single steel disc with 220mm. Brembo PS13 brake pump. Brembo caliper with 2 pistons 34 mm. ABS System Bosch 9 Plus with Race Mode and RLM (Rear wheel Lift-up Mitigation)

Front wheel

Aluminium alloy spokes 3,50 ” x 17 ”. Tyre size: 120/70 - ZR 17 M/C (58 W)

Rear wheel

Aluminium alloy 6,00 ” x 17 ” with carbon fibre aero-dynamic cover. Tyre size: 200/55 - ZR 17 M/C (78 W)

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