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MV Agusta confirms Rush 1000 production

MV Agusta Rush 1000
Rush 1000

MV Agusta has confirmed they will start producing the limited-edition Rush 1000 from next month.

The bike was unveiled in November just days after the company revealed their 2020 range led by the sexy new Superveloce 800 which has just started production in two colour options.

Rush 1000

The Rush 1000 is basically a limited-edition version of the $52,190 Brutale 1000 RR, so expect it to cost an arm and a leg.

There is no word on pricing and arrival in Australia yet.

To us, the Rush 1000 is simply a rush of adrenalin by an over-zealous designer.MV Agusta Rush 1000

It’s an exercise in over-styling. Too much is simply too much.

What is with the strange looking tail pod?MV Agusta Rush 1000

And that sphincter-like rear light!MV Agusta Rush 1000

And the closed-in carbon rear wheel?MV Agusta Rush 1000

MV has simply thrown every bit of carbon, titanium and CNC machining at it that they have in their arsenal.

At its core, the Rush 1000 is a Brutal RR which has 208hp output from the four-cylinder engine.

MV Agusta Rush 1000
MV Agusta Rush 1000

We can’t afford a Rush 1000 and we don’t even want one, but it’s interesting to look at and would definitely be fun to throw a leg over.MV Agusta Rush 1000

MV Agusta Rush 1000 tech specs

Engine 16-valve 998cc 4-cylinder
Bore x stroke 79 x 50.9mm
Compression 13.4:1
Power 153kW (208hp) @ 13,000rpm
Torque 116.5Nm @ 11,000rpm
Transmission 6-speed, cassette style
Wheelbase 1415mm
Length 2080mm
Width 805mm
Seat 845mm
Clearance 141mm
Fuel 16.1L tank
Suspension (front) electronic adjustable USD Öhlins Nix EC
Suspension (rear) Öhlins EC TTX shock
Brakes (front) 320mm discs, Brembo radial calliper
Brakes (rear) 260mm disc, Brembo radial calliper
Wheels 3.50” x 17”; 6” x 17.6” alloys
Tyres 120/70 – ZR17; 200/55 – ZR17
Economy 6.7L/100km
Emissions 153g/km