Leaked Online: 2015 MV Agusta Dragster 800 Spy Photos

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Leaked Online: 2015 MV Agusta Dragster 800 Spy Photos

Photos courtesy of Moto.it

For such a tiny brand, MV is really getting diverse with its product range, huh? Its next bike is going to be a Diavel-style performance cruiser equipped with the firm’s 800cc, inline-three motor. Judging by these photos, styling’s going to be…out there.

Leaked Online: 2015 MV Agusta Dragster 800 Spy Photos
2015 MV Agusta Dragster 800 Spy Photos

As is typical with these things, the shots appear to have been leaked by MV Agusta itself and carefully cropped and composed to show both the name and low, Diavel-style seat arrangement. And that zany taillight of course.

Where the 2013 MV Agusta Brutale 800 is a performance roadster complete with a very short wheelbase and very steep rake angle, expect this cruiser-style counterpoint to go longer, lower and more relaxed, without completely diluting the riding experience.

MV Agusta Brutale 800
MV Agusta Brutale 800

In that Brutale, the motor makes 125 bhp and 59 lb.-ft. of torque. There’s no official word on what state of tune the Dragster will arrive in, but cruiser convention would suggest the power and torque curves shift down the rev range to make them broader and more accessible.

We’re still waiting on last year’s new MVs to make it to U.S. shores, so don’t expect to see a Dragster cruising the strip at Sturgis anytime soon.

2015 MV Agusta Dragster 800 Leaked Photo
2015 MV Agusta Dragster 800 Leaked Photo
  • Ben

    That seat looks like when Johnny Knoxville’s Bad Grandpa was taco’d by the trick bed at the Estate Sale.
    Sweet looking tail lights though.

  • Honyock Undersquare

    A love child from MVA’s little fling with bad boy HD, perhaps?

  • Antonio Bošković

    i can never stop admiring the styling of brutale, its so perfect

  • http://garrett-nelson.tumblr.com/ Garrett Nelson

    MV is really onto something with their 800cc motor. It’s getting great reviews. I’d love to ride one of the bikes with it. Nice to see them coming up with a diverse range a motorcycles using that motor.

    • Bruce Steever

      Don’t believe the reviews until you’ve ridden one yourself. That can be said of many bikes, but this one in particular…

  • ReligionOfPeace

    Looks more like a Monster 1200 competitor (with less HP) than a Diavel one…

  • Jonathan Berndt

    leaked photo?
    i believe Sport Rider magazine has published a full photo of this in there annual buyers guide, i just saw it at the book store.

    • skongara

      Yep, I thought so too. Just looked it up in my issue of Sport Rider magazine. The photo sort of looks like a render to me (I could be wrong), but it is of the entire right side.

  • Speedo007

    HP is so overrated, I wish there were more bikes with TORQUE. Some are making them but in small numbers and cost between 30-50000$. An updated MT-01 would be awesome with 100lbs less. about 100HP, 120ft-lb or torque. Would be crazy :) It’s doable as some are already doing it, just needs to go in high volume production to get prices down. 3 cylinders are nice, but there’s nothing like a big push-rod, air-cooled v-twin in a sporty chassis…

    • Justin McClintock

      I’m a big fan of torque as well, but the problem with many of those big V-twin powertrains is WEIGHT. Most of those engines are fairly heavy and adding in a transmission that’ll handle that kinda power and you’re usually gonna wind up with something that’s at least a little bit of a pig. It’s a shame too, because torque is so very satisfying.

      • Speedo007

        Thats the thing, some companies are already doing it, just not in large enough volumes to be sold at reasonable prices. Just check Confederate and http://thekneeslider.com/wakan-1640-new-french-v-twin-motorcycle/
        115hp and 115 foot pounds of torque at 390lbs…but…35000$…If Yamaha produced these, they could probably sell them around 20k

        • Justin McClintock

          Agreed, that’s completely badass!

  • Justin McClintock

    59 lb-ft of torque….that’s gonna need some massaging for performance cruiser work.

  • dinoSnake

    Wow, looks great and promising. I can hope that MV Agusta not only considers importing it into the U.S. but also took some actual cargo capability into account while designing it – the absolute failure point of the Diavel. We need comfortable, fun, good looking AND practical bikes, guys.

  • Jason 1199

    Nice poster bikes. They could release 10 more awesome bikes next year but the lack of a dealer network here is too big a negative

  • Jason

    That has to be the most uncomfortable seat I’ve seen on a motorcycle. I assume MV Agusta doesn’t plan an anyone actually riding this bike.