The Italian brand has a storied racing history, they’re flawed, exotic, beautiful machines. After the purchase of 25% stake by Mercedes-AMG, MV Agusta as a brand made a huge step ahead. MV Agusta Brutale Dragster RR LH44 and Lewis Hamilton have a lot of things in common. They are both radical and extreme as regards style, are obsessive about detail, exuberant, bold and fear no rivals.
One of the biggest changes is in the heart of the Brutale 800. It has all new Euro 4, triple cylinder engine is down in power and slightly up in torque.The new Euro4 compliant engine makes 61 foot-pounds at 7,600rpm, up from 59, and horsepower drops from 125 to 116hp at 11,500rpm. His weight claimed dry weight of 385.8 pounds.
The MV Agusta Brutale Dragster RR LH44 has new graphics, anodized red pieces, carbon fiber with a fancy 3K opaque finish, and over 50 more changes. That’s what changes a regular MV Agusta Dragster RR must undergo to be fit for a prince such as Lewis Hamilton.
2016 MV Agusta Brutale Dragster RR LH44 – Specifications
•Engine: In-line three-cylinder engine: 798 cc
•Bore 79.0 mm, stroke 54.3 mm
•Maximum power: 140 HP-EC (103 kW) at 13,100 rpm
•Maximum torque: 86 Nm at 10,100 rpm
•Rev limiter at 13,200 rpm
•Dry weight: 168 kg
•Power-to-weight ratio: 1.19 kg/HP
•Tyres: Pirelli DIABLO Rosso II 120/70 – ZR 17 (front) and 200/50 – ZR 17 (rear)
Maximum speed: 245.0 km/h (153.1 mph)