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Aug 14, 2018

2018 MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso SCS: Italian Passion, With Saddlebags & Automatic Clutch?

The MV Turismo Veloce Lusso SCS, with former endurance road racer Melissa Berkoff on board. Like her dirtbikes, it has an automatic clutch and a tall seat. Unlike her dirtbikes, it also has a centerstand.



"...At the heart of the Turismo is a 798cc Inline Triple driven by a counter-rotating crankshaft, which places the Turismo in an exclusive category as one of the only production motorcycles built with this MotoGP-style solution for canceling the gyroscopic effect caused by the rotational force of the wheels. MV first introduced this in the F3 675 and it now comes in the entire 800cc MV line. 

    "In another production first, the SCS version of the 2018 Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso comes with a unique automatic clutch ..."

Melissa Berkoff, Contributing Editor, in the August 2018 issue of Roadracing World

In early summer, Melissa Berkoff joined journalists from all over the world for the introduction of the 2018 Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso SCS at the MV Agusta factory on Lake Varese in northern Italy. Read all about it in the August issue of Roadracing World & Motorcycle Technology!

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