MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 vs BMW F 850 GS

The MV Agusta Turismo Veloce, middleweight sports touring motorcycle was launched at 18.99 lakh ex-showroom pan India. It is one of the costliest adventure tourer launched here. While there are several versions, the Turismo Veloce 800 is a road-biased adventure motorcycle in its fold. While browsing, we realised that it competes with the BMW F 850 GS. There are several versions of the motorcycle available here but we have picked the lowest trim for reference. Here is a look at how both compare on paper.

MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 vs BMW F 850 GS

MV Agusta
Turismo Veloce 800
BMW
F 850 GS
Engine Specification
Type Three cylinder, liquid-cooled Two cylinder, liquid-cooled
Engine capacity 798cc 853cc
Valvetrain 4 valves 4 valves
Compression ratio 12.2:1 12.7:10
Max Power [email protected],150rpm [email protected],250rpm
Max torque [email protected],100rpm [email protected],250rpm
Power/Weight NA 439.81PS/tonne
Dimensions
LxWxH (mm) 2,125 x 910 x – 2,305 x 922 x 1,356
Wheelbase (mm) 1,445 1,593
Fuel tank capacity 21.5 litres 15 litres
Kerb weight (kg) NA 216
Suspension
Front Marzocchi “UPSIDE DOWN”
telescopic hydraulic fork with
rebound-compression
Upside-down telescopic fork,
Ø 43 mm
Rear Progressive Sachs, single shock
absorber with rebound and
compression damping
Cast aluminium dual swing arm,
central WAD spring strut,
spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable
Brakes 
Front 320 mm disc 305 mm disc
Rear 220 mm disc 265 mm disc
Tyres
Front 120/70-ZR17 90/90-R 21
Rear 190/55-ZR17 150/70-R 17
Price (ex-mumbai) 18.99 lakh 12.95 lakh

 

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