The MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 will be launched in India today. The Turismo Veloce 800 is a middle-weight adventure motorcycle. Internationally, MV Agusta offers four motorcycles under the Turismo Veloce umbrella - 800, 800 Lusso, 800 Lusso SCS, RC SCS. So far the company only plans to offer the 800 in India. The expected price is about Rs 16 lakh mark (ex-showroom India) and the Turismo Veloce 800 will compete against the BMW F850 GS, F750 GS, Tiger 800 XCA and the Ducati Multistrada 950.
The Turismo Veloce 800 gets an 800cc engine that puts out 111PS and 83Nm of torque. Other cycle parts include twin-disc brake setup in front and a single disc mounted on a single-sided swingarm. The motorcycle gets rider aids as well in the form of ABS and eight-level traction control.