A couple of days ago, we shared a fun video featuring three-time World Superbike Champ Troy Bayliss and Ernesto Marinelli, head of Ducati’s superbike program talking about the new 1199 Panigale. While that video was cute with some entertaining interaction between the two long-time collaborators, it was rather light on information about Ducati’s latest superbike. […]
2014 MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 Teaser Video
While the video doesn’t show the full motorcycle in its entirety, it shows enough close-up images of the 2014 MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 to give us a good enough idea of how it looks. The video also reveals some details about what features we can expect.
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The engine will be the 798cc Triple already powering the Brutale 800, F3 800 and Rivale 800. The Turismo Veloce will also come with MV Agusta’s Motor & Vehicle Integrated Control System (MVICS) electronics suite, with ride-by-wire throttle control, multiple mappings and an eight-level traction control system. ABS will also be available, also with selectable modes to meet different situations. The Turismo Veloce 800 will also be the first MV Agusta model to come with a Sachs adaptive suspension system.
A color screen displays the settings for the various electronic systems as well as speed, engine speed, gear, ambient temperature, engine temperature and fuel level. Judging by the icons in the top left corner of the display, it appears the Turismo Veloce will offer both Bluetooth and 3G wireless connectivity.
Other highlights include LED lighting, panniers, turn signals integrated into the mirrors and the always-sexy stacked triple exhaust.
Full details and images of the 2014 MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 will be revealed at the 2013 EICMA show in Milan. Editor-in-Chief Kevin Duke will be on location to provide his first impressions. Check back here for our coverage of the show.
[Source: MV Agusta (YouTube)]