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2023 MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RS [Specs, Features, Photos]

2023 MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RS
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Exploring The Beastly 2023 MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RS

For 2023, the MV Agusta lineup continues to push boundaries, crafting beautiful motorcycles that are mechanical masterpieces. The Brutale 1000 RS is a slightly more road-friendly version than its siblings in the MV Agust family, while it retains the aggressive DNA of the higher specced bikes to provide more accessible on-road performance for everyday riders. At the heart of this beast lies a 998cc DOHC liquid-cooled inline-four engine with a staggering 208 horsepower. The powertrain is a product of superior craftsmanship and material selection, including the use of titanium for the connecting rods and both intake and exhaust valves. The engine also benefits from Diamond Like Coating (DLC) on valve tappets, minimizing friction and promoting engine longevity.

The Brutale 1000 RS is equipped with an MVICS Control System with eight injectors, ensuring seamless integration of ignition and fuel injection. The engine control unit and throttle body are full ride-by-wire which ensures precision control and robust performance. For the rider looking to customize, the motorcycle offers various torque control maps and traction control levels.

Speaking of the chassis, the Brutale 1000 RS uses a CrMo Steel tubular trellis frame offering a perfect balance between rigidity and weight. The suspension setup, featuring Marzocchi upside-down forks upfront and a Sachs shock at the rear, provides smooth and responsive handling while the Brembo Stylema calipers and ABS system, ensures excellent stopping power and stability. Keeping you informed of the many systems is easy using the 5.5” color TFT display, Bluetooth GPS, and MV Ride App for navigation mirroring, along with rider aids setup and Launch Control. All this performance comes in a package weighing just 410 pounds dry with an aggressive look rivaling other Italian manufacturers and further enhancing its agility and responsiveness.

The 2023 MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RS starts at $29,998 USD/$32,348 CAD

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2023 MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RS

Model Overview

General Info

  • Price: $29,998 USD/$32,348 CAD
  • Key Features:
    • 998 cc with 208 horsepower
    • Advanced engine management system
    • Brembo Stylema calipers
    • Lightweight CrMo frame

Main Specs

  • Engine: 998 cc Four cylinder, 4 stroke, 16 valve
  • Power: 208 horsepower
  • Torque: 85 ft-lbs
  • Weight: 410 lbs (186 kgs)
  • Seat Height: 33.3 inches (845 mm)

2023 MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RS

2023 MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RS Specifications

From MV Agusta


Engine 998 cm3 (60.9 cu. in.), Four cylinders, 4 stroke, 16 valves, with countershaft
Power 208 Hp
Bore x Stroke 79 mm x 50.9 mm (3.1 in. x 2.0 in.)
Compression Ratio 13.4:1
Timing system “D.O.H.C”, radial valve and DLC tappet
Starter Electric


Clutch Wet, multi-disc with back torque limiting device and Brembo radial pump/lever assembly
Transmission Cassette style; six speed, constant mesh
Final Drive Ratio 15/41


Suspension Front Marzocchi “UPSIDE – DOWN” telescopic hydraulic fork with DLC treatment and adjustable rebound- compression damping and external spring preload.
Suspension Rear Progressive, Sachs single shock absorber with rebound and compression (High speed/Low speed) damping and spring preload adjustment
Brakes Front
Double floating disc with Ø 320 mm (Ø 12.6 in.) diameter, with steel braking disc and aluminium flange – Brembo radial master cylinder/level assembly
Brakes Rear Single steel disc with Ø 220 mm (Ø 8.66 in.) dia.- Brembo PS13 brake master cylinder
Tires Front 120/70 – ZR 17 M/C (58 W)
Tires Rear 200/55 – ZR 17 M/C (78 W)
Fuel Tank Capacity 16 l (4.23 U.S. gal.)
ABS System Continental MK100 with RLM (Rear Wheel Lift-up Mitigation) and with cornering function


Battery Li-ion 12 V – 4.0 Ah
Voltage 12 V
Tail Light


Overall Length
Overall Width 805 mm (31.69 in.)
Trail 97 mm (3.82 in.)
Wheelbase 1.415 mm (55.71 in.)
Ground Clearance 141 mm (5.55 in.)
Seat Height 845 mm (33.27 in.)
Dry Weight 186 kg (410.06 lbs.)



2023 MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RS

2023 MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RS Features


Our aspiration towards high performance also influenced the electronics. The new inertial platform enabled us to further refine the responsiveness of the traction and front-lift control. The Brutale 1000 RS unites safety and performance in perfect harmony, allowing you to enjoy your riding experience in a variety of conditions, whether on the racetrack or on the road.


One of the qualifying points of the Brutale 1000 RS is the rider interface, thanks to the 5.5″ TFT panel, the intuitive electrical blocks, and the MV Ride App. The app allows you to adjust numerous electronic parameters according to usage conditions and rider preferences. Not to mention the navigation features and the ability to save your journeys, which can then be shared on social media.


The state-of-the-art equipment of this model is rounded off by Continental ABS with cornering, vital for ensuring anti-locking even on the turns. The braking system confirms its number-one status in terms of power and ease of handling. It can count on 320 mm diameter discs, Brembo Stylema callipers and a radial master cylinder at the handlebar control.

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