MOTO GUZZI – 100 Years
Still MADE IN ITALY… In celebration of such an iconic and honorable 100 years, MOTO GUZZI have released 3 tribute ‘Centenary’ models for this 2021 year only.The stunning Centario : V85TT, V7 and V9, in special limited anniversary edition colours, (silver, green + brown seat).(tribute to colours of the Bialbero 350, one of history’s most successful racing bikes, which dominated the World Championships 350 class with a jaw-dropping 9 consecutive titles (5 rider and 4 manufacturer) between 1953 and 1957.)And after a long wait and much anticipation, the first batch of V85TT have finally just hit our shores and available for viewing at MOTOCICLO. With the V7 and V9 close behind and due in the next weeks, many presold orders taking priority, but get in quick if you’re keen, as very hard to predict supply in these covid times. (as seen with the Anniversary V7 Racer..)Still true to their humbled roots, hand assembled, in low volumes at the same legendary factory in Northern Italy.Contact MOTOCICLO for any further details or information, or to secure one of these Italian bellas.:“A celebration of 100 years of extraordinary thrills and emotions” was the brief to the outstanding team of designers at Mandello del Lario. The result….The V85TT CENTARIO: a bike brimming with pure Moto Guzzi spirit in every single detail, destined to quench the thirst for adventure of every Eagle devotee. showcasing the legendary air-cooled transverse 853 cc V twin Euro 5-compliant engine. Newly designed to get hearts beating faster than ever, it now delivers a mighty maximum 76 horsepower and heady max torque of 85 Nm at 5000 rpm. This special edition, available only in this centenary year, is a must-have for passionate aficionados who recognise the opportunity of a lifetime. The V7 Stone CENTARIO: Classic style, modern performance, may be a celebration of the past, but it also represents the future with its new 850cc Euro 5-compliant engine the most powerful and efficient ever installed in the history of this illustrious bike. This iteration of the hallmark Moto Guzzi air-cooled 90° tranverse V twin-cylinder delivers 13 horsepower more at maximum output, representing a stunning 25% increase over previous generations.The V9 Bobber CENTARIO: A new heart, the same burning passion, strikes the perfect balance between tradition and innovation, with its new 850cc, Euro 5-compliant engine. More powerful and efficient than ever, it takes this model to unprecedented levels. This latest iteration of the mighty air-cooled 90° transverse V twin-cylinder delivers up to 65 horsepower at 6800 rpm while the torque also gets a hefty lift, now at 73 Nm at 5000 rpm with over 80% available at just 3000 rpm.*Just a quick glance to take in the matt green front mudguard and side panels, matt grey fuel tank and brown padded saddle and you know you are in the presence of something special. Sporting a 100-year anniversary badge on the front mudguard and gold-plated version of the legendary Mandello eagle, this is an unmissable opportunity to experience the joy of riding the bike of the century every single day.**For those lucky enough to make the pilgrimage, from the 9th to 12th September, Moto Guzzi will be holding the official 100 year celebrations at the factory in Mandello del Lario, Italy. No doubt a ‘once in a life time’ experience and opportunity. (Stay tuned – hopefully some similar celebrations here in Sydney to correspond with this event!) https://www.motoguzzi.com/en_EN/1921-2021/…100 YEARS OF AUTHENTIC PASSIONOne hundred years after the Mandello eagle took flight, Moto Guzzi has hundreds of models and innovations under its belt, as well as victorious races that have brought the euphoria of speed to motorcyclists all over the world, we are ready to embark on a second Moto Guzzi century. Beyond wars, beyond pandemics.