MOTO GUZZI: The Legend Continues

Moto Guzzi motorbikes have been in production since 1921, the oldest European motorbike company in continuous production. Many iconic brands have come and gone, but Moto Guzzi remains in spite of the huge Japanese competition. Piaggio now owns Moto Guzzi, so they have kept their Italian roots. As with most things Italian, there is a distinct style, but they also innovate. For example, they have a close relationship with the University of Perugia. Here, aerodynamic programs are combined with wind tunnel tests, to make sure that optimal wind resistant results are produced. It is possible to purchase a Motto Guzzi, with companies that have Moto Guzzi for sale supplying different models.

What Models Are Available?

Looking at the new Moto Guzzi motorbikes, and in particular the 2015 California 1400 Touring:

2015 California 1400 Touring

This motorbike has a 1380 cc twin V engine. This is a four stroke, four valve engine with double ignition. Hence the name “touring”. With a 20.5 litre tank and 5 litre reserve, this bike is designed to go very long distances. Added to this, there is 6 speed transmission with a final over drive. It could be the specification for a performance car, but this a motorbike. This is the largest V twin engine produced so far in Europe for motorbikes.

Added to this there is a lot of storage space, with 35 litre panniers. There is also scope for choosing different engine specifications, and other details. There is the possibility of further customizing the bike such as the choice of saddles etc. An I Phone can be used as an additional dashboard by using a special app.

2015 V7 II Stone

This is mid range bike when looking for Moto Guzzi for sale. This bike has a 744cc litre engine, with a fuel tank with a capacity of 22 litres, with 4 litres in reserve.

This motorbike uses stainless steel brakes, front and rear.

2015 Stelvio 1200 ABS

In this example the Selvio has a 1200cc v twin 4 stroke engine with a displacement engine size of 1.0 litres. It has a six speed transmission. There is quite a large fuel tank with a capacity of 32 litres and a 7 litre fuel reserve.

An interesting design feature has been incorporated into this bike. The fuel tank has been integrated into the fairing (body shell) of the motorbike and on into the double headlights assembly. With each new model and model development, there are changes and adaptations, which is reflected here. There are changes to the design of the windshield and indicators. All of this adds to make both an elegant design and an efficient aerodynamic profile.

Advances in electronics have helped refine the ignition and cooling systems. Taken as a whole, overall performance is improved along with a better fuel economy and, therefore, better emission figures.

It is not only new Moto Guzzi that can be bought if you’re looking for companies with Moto Guzzi for sale. Choices may also include a range of other leading makes of motorbikes and scooters, such as Honda, Kawasaki, Aprilia, Suzuki motorbikes and Vespa and Piaggio Scooters.

There is also a comprehensive parts and servicing available that match the requirements of the manufacturers.

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