New MCN August 31: New MV Agusta 675 Brutale spied!

Published: 30 August 2011

In this week's issue of MCN, on sale August 31, we have the first spy shot of the new MV Agusta 675cc Brutale, along with details on the Triumph Street Triple R rival.

Plus, MCN rides a prototype of the 2012 KTM Duke 690.

Also in this week's issue, Britain's best bikes revealed, used 125 challenge: the final showdown and Ducati in MotoGP crisis.

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What you'll find in the August 31 issue of Motorcycle News:

MV Agusta 675 Brutale spied
MV Agusta's all-new 675cc Brutale has been spied testing for the first time. The bike is a naked version of the MV Agusta F3 and will rival the Triumph Street Triple R.

 MCN June 1


 New KTM Duke 690 ridden!
The world's most powerful single-cylinder bike - the KTM Duke 690 - will get more refined and yet more powerful next year, an MCN world first ride has revealed.


215,000 miles on an XJR1300!
This 2002 Yamaha XJR1300 SP and its 1251cc inline four engine have covered a phenomenal 214,791 miles. That's eight and a half times around the world!

 MCN 1 June

 MCN 1 June


MCN Challenge: Is buying a cheap sports 125 a dream or a nightmare?
The final instalment of our challenge sees our three £1500 125s thrashed round Cadwell Park by 125GP racer Taylor Mackenzie.



MCN: Top choice for used Ducatis
The Ducati 848 is one of the finest bikes to have rolled out of the firm's Bologna factory in recent years. It's also well represented on

MCN 1 June

 MCN 1 June


Bradley Smith offered 2012 MotoGP ride
Bradley Smith has been told a Yamaha MotoGP ride alongside Cal Crutchlow in 2012 is his if he wants it.



Burgess demands radical revamp after Rossi humiliation
Ducati urgently needs to roll out a radically revamped MotoGP machine as soon as possible to keep Valentino Rossi motivated for the massive challenge of trying to compete with Honda and Yamaha.

MCN 1 June