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Off-road prepared Moto Morini X-Cape ADV-R showcased | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

New model of the X-Cape will get an SC challenge exhaust and off-road targeted {hardware}.

Italian marque Moto Morini revealed a brand new, off-road-focused model of its X-Cape 650 motorbike, dubbed the X-Cape ADV-R. Showcased on the recently-concluded EICMA commerce present, the ADV-R is actually a hardcore, rally model of the X-Cape middleweight journey tourer.

  1. Will get aluminium stomach pan, full crash guards for higher safety
  2. Powered by identical 60hp, 649cc parallel twin as normal X-Cape

The ADV-R options the identical underpinnings as the usual X-Cape 650 however with loads of off-road {hardware}. It will get a redesigned seat for higher off-road ergos, brake disc covers, golden wire-spoke wheels with chunky, knobby tyres and an aluminium stomach pan and full crash guards for higher safety. Moto Morini has additionally give the X-Cape ADV-R an SC Mission exhaust system, ABS that may be switched off whereas using off-road and a Garmin navigation system to trace off-road routes.

Like the usual X-Cape, the ADV-R will get totally adjustable Marzocchi suspension at each ends and a 7.0-inch TFT display screen. The engine is an identical too, because it makes use of a 649cc, parallel twin, liquid-cooled engine that places out 60hp. For now, the X-Cape ADV-R stays a one-off, as Moto Morini is but to announce any plans to place it into manufacturing. However given the rising recognition of rally-style ADVs just like the Yamaha Tenere 700 and KTM 890 Journey R, the model may select to roll it out as a brand new variant.

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