MAGURA disc brake 'MT8'

the lightest series disc brake worldwide

This item is no longer being offered by the manufacturer

Product information & technical details

brand: MAGURA
Material: Aluminium, Carbon
Intended use: MTN-AM, MTN-MA, MTN-XC
brand: MAGURA
Disc brake rotor thickness: 2,0
Disc brake rotor mount: IS 2000
Disc brake rotor diameter: 140, 160, 180, 203
Disc brake mounting standard: PM 6"


  • Magura® presents a high-end disc brake with the MT8
  • Two-piece handlebar clamp of the brake lever from Carbotecture ® for easy Assembly and universal use as front or rear brake, fixing with aluminium screws.
  • Mountable with optional clamps " Shiftmix" or " Remotemix" .
  • Integrated expansion tank
  • Adjustable handle width
  • Brake levers made of carbotecture
  • one-piece brake caliper made of aluminium, and even lighter in comparison to MT4/6
  • EBT for quick and easy bleeding
  • Trigger unit made of Carbotecture ®, which is characterized by the following features:
    • extremely impact resistant and unbreakable
    • high flexural fatigue
    • highest performance weight (density/strength)
    • perfect, closed surface
    • both sides can be mounted
    • notches in comparison to the MT4 to reduce the weight further
  • high performance factor (ratio of aggressiveness, temperature stability, ergonomics and weight)
  • complete installation of the disc brake and setting of all adjustment possibilities is possible by one tool (Torx 25)
  • optimal heat dissipation due to large surface (anti-heat) on the brake caliper
  • Changing the brake pads without wheel removal possible
  • low noise (anti squeal)
  • ergonomic brake levers for large and small hands
  • Pistons work reliably even at sub-zero temperatures and along muddy paths (anti-drag)

Further details

Technical data
Braking system Full hydraulic disc brake, open system with integrated reservoir
brake pad adjustment automatically
Materials brake lever unit: Carbontecture®
Brake caliper: Aluminium, CNC machined
Brake hose 2500mm long brake line made of polyamide
Brake device Magura Royal blood mineral oil
Material brake lever Carbotecture
Manufacturer's warranty 5 years on leak during online registration on
Braking 6,1 m/s² (100N forces and 160 mm disc brake size, according to DIN 79100)
Reach adjustment Yes
Pressure point control No
more information Manual disc brakes
maximum permissible total weight (rider & bike) 90kg at 160/140 mm wheel size
100kg at 160/160 mm disc size
120kg at 180/160 mm disc size
140kg at 180/180 mm disc size
150kg at 203/180 mm disc size
160kg at 203/203 mm disc size


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