The auto-clutch tech is not new to the motorcycle industry. Most of the scooters available in the market come equipped with Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). When it comes to motorcycles, we’ve seen dirtbikes to have this technology. Honda uses its Dual-Clutch Transmission (DCT) in its motorcycles like the Africa Twin, and the latest Gold Wing. Now it is MV Agusta which is planning to use the auto-clutch tech in its products.
According to the reports, MV Agusta has developed a Smart Clutch System (SCS) with the partnership of Rekluse. This tech is primarily built to be used in sports bikes. The SCS is said to be simpler than both the CVT and DCT.
MV Agusta will be implementing its SCS first in its Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso. This sports tourer will benefit greatly from this latest technology. Once this gets going, and MV takes in the feedback, it is planning to slowly provide the SCS in its other range of products. Of course, adding this would push the price of the bikes a bit high.
The MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso is powered by a 798cc, 3-cylinder engine that produces 110 horsepower at 10,150 revs and 80 Nm of peak torque at 7,100 revs. It has got an electronically assisted quickshifter that works in both up and downshifts. The SCS tech along with the quickshifter will do wonders.