- MV Agusta F3 800 RC boasts of a race kit and new livery
- The motorcycle is powered by the same 798 cc triple
- The RC has lost around 8 kg and churns more power now
- The race kit includes new exhaust, ECU and lightweight body parts
MV Agusta launched the F3 800 RC in India at Rs 21.99 lakh (ex-showroom). The MV Agusta F3 800 RC is equipped with a Race Kit which includes a custom SC Project titanium and carbon fibre exhaust, revised ECU and lightweight parts. The track weapon also wears Agusta RC livery on the body panels and with Italian flag colours. Only six units of the F3 800 RC will be brought to India which will be made available at Motoroyale's (Kinetic Group) dealerships.
Speaking of the mechanicals, the MV Agusta F3 800 RC is powered by the same 798 cc engine, capable of churning out 145 bhp of peak power at 13,000 rpm and 88 Nm of peak torque at 10,600 rpm. The suspension set up includes fully-adjustable 43mm Marzocchi USD forks and a fully-adjustable monoshock sourced from Sachs. The supersport comes loaded with electronics kit which includes - eight-level traction control, ABS sourced from Bosch, ride-by-wire, race mode setting, rear-wheel lift-up mitigation system and four riding modes to play with.
The Indian buyers will get the Race Kit without incurring an extra cost. As mentioned above, the race kit includes updated ECU with updated mapping and traction control settings, lightweight body parts which include fibreglass made rear seat cowl, SC Project exhaust, aluminium brake and clutch levers. The motorcycle has lost around 8 kg and it weighs at 165 kg, while the standard version weighs at 173 kg. The race kit has also bumped up the power figures by 4.9 bhp.
For those not in the know, MV Agusta's operations in India are managed by Motoroyale (Kinetic Group). The Italian motorcycle manufacturer is on a spree of launching new products in the Indian market and expand its product portfolio. MV Agusta recently launched, the limited edition Brutale 800 RR America and also teased the Superveloce 800 which will be launched in 2020.