MOTO GUZZI USA ANNOUNCES 2014 MODELS AND PRICES Written by: Motorcyclist
From Moto Guzzi USA:
Moto Guzzi has maintained a reputation as one of the world’s most prominent manufacturers ofmotorcycles. Founded in 1921 on the shores of Lake Como in the village of Mandello Del Lario, Italy, where each motorcycle is still produced today, Moto Guzzi remains Europe’s oldest continuously operating motorcycle manufacturer. With no fewer than 3,300 racing wins, including 14 World GP titles, 22 world records, and 11 Isle of Man Tourist Trophy wins in the course of its long history, Moto Guzzi has an established tradition of technical solutions that when paired with its signature bold styling, make the Moto Guzzi heritage nothing short of legendary.
The Moto Guzzi V7 Racer pays homage to the extraordinary racing career of the V7 Sport. The V7 Racer offers the classic style of the Moto Guzzi marquee in a perfectly balanced mix of craftsmanship and technology. With an iconic motor, number plate, and solo saddle, the eye-catching V7 Racer harkens back to the glories of yesteryear – topped off with modern engineering to make every turn a visceral experience. The V7 Racer features a powerful motor, lightweight black anodized spoke aluminum wheels, and a 5.8 gallon metal tank. Improved engine functionality provides greater torque and power even at low RPMs, and makes the V7 more efficient, with higher fuel economy and reduced emissions.
Color Option: Chrome
In 1967 the first big Italian bike appeared on the motorcycle market: The Moto Guzzi V7. The V7 Stone changes everything yet remains true to that Moto Guzzi V7 heritage. For new or returning riders, or anyone who just wants a no frills, just thrills classic, the Moto Guzzi V7 Stone is a rock solid choice. With a lower seat height, striking colors, and a spirited engine that’s ready to roar, your two-wheeled dreams of conquering the road are about to be unleashed. The V7 Stone features a powerful motor, lightweight black anodized spoke aluminum wheels, and a 5.8 gallon metal tank. Improved engine functionality provides greater torque and power even at low RPMs, and makes the V7 more efficient, with higher fuel economy and reduced emissions.
Color Options: Matte Black, Pure White
Looking for a classic retro style with guts and go-for-it attitude to do some touring, too? The Moto Guzzi V7 Special is your mount. Who says you need a big motorcycle to reach far-away places? On this classic, all you need are big dreams, and a wrist that’s ready to roll. The V7 Special features the 750cc, 90° V-twin engine that is powerful and stays true to the characteristics of the Moto Guzzi tradition, that touring on a motorcycle at its most pure should be nothing but enjoyable. The V7 Special features a powerful motor, lightweight black anodized spoke aluminum wheels, and a 5.8 gallon metal tank. Improved engine functionality provides greater torque and power even at low RPMs, and makes the V7 more efficient, with higher fuel economy and reduced emissions.
Color Options: Black/Orange S3, Silver/Black S3
GRISO 8V SE
Griso 8V SE
The Griso 8V SE might well be one of the most unique and captivating motorcycles to come out of the Mandello Del Lario factory. The bold character expressed in the non-conformist styling of the Griso is given further emphasis by the aggressive black/silver color concept in a matte tone that flows elegantly with the numerous black painted metal elements such as the frame, wheels, steering plates, handlebar, and instrument panel covers. With a 1200cc 90° V-twin, fully adjustable suspension, and wide bars, the Griso is an unassuming sport-riding weapon.
Color Option: Black/Silver Devil
STELVIO 1200 NTX ABS
Stelvio 1200 NTX
With 84 hairpin corners at an altitude of over 9,000 feet, the Stelvio Pass in the Italian Alps is known as the “greatest driving road” in the world and it’s also the testing ground for the Moto Guzzi Stelvio 1200 NTX ABS. The Stelvio 1200 NTX ABS brings together Moto Guzzi character with state-of-the-art performance, design, and an 8.5 gallon gas tank perfect for long distance riding. It comes standard with ABS, Traction Control, aluminum side bags, hand guards, adjustable windscreen and saddle height, cylinder guards, spotlights, and aluminum sump guard.
Color Options: Amazon Green, Orange
NORGE GT 8V ABS
Norge GT 8V
Named in celebration of Moto Guzzi’s 4000-mile journey to the Arctic Circle in 1928, the Moto Guzzi Norge GT 8V ABS is born to satisfy the driving pleasure without giving up comfort: fast and exciting to ride like a street bike, comfortable and safe as a touring bike. The Norge GT 8V ABS boasts 1200cc’s, 102 HP and standard touring essentials such as electrically adjustable windscreen, side bags and ABS.
Color Options: Madreperla White, Metallic Mahogany
CALIFORNIA 1400 TOURING ABS
California 1400 Touring Ambassador
The California 1400’s technical solutions, new mechanical components and innovative yet faithful design make the bike the archetypal tourer, and the essential reference for the entire cruiser category. The California 1400 ABS continues the epic age of design and technology of the preceding generations. From the 5.4 gallon triple-section fuel tank wrapped around the cylinder heads to the high visibility polygonal headlamp, functional design elements abound on the California. The California Touring comes standard with a powerful 1380cc elastic engine, LED headlamp and daytime running lights, cruise control, traction control, ABS, Ride-By-Wire, three engine maps, and an electronic alarm. Beautifully crafted and designed standard elements include 35-liter panniers, chrome crash protection, and two-tone comfort saddle, large handlebar and windshield.
Color Options: Ambassador Black, Eldorado White
CALIFORNIA 1400 CUSTOM ABS
California 1400 Custom
The aim of the California 1400 Custom ABS has been achieved as the world’s first custom bike with traction control. And above all, the wonderful twin-cylinder elastic mount engine: the 1380cc displacement is a record for a Moto Guzzi V-twin. The four-valve engine, a completely new development in line with the original architecture, is the most imposing engine in Europe, a sculpture in aluminum. The design features include black rearview mirrors, sport saddle, special remote reservoir rear shocks, black rims with red Moto Guzzi logo, straight handlebars and features twin, full LED rear lights integrated with a tail section. The California 1400 Custom ABS comes standard with Ride-By-Wire, three engine maps, cruise control, ABS and traction control.
Color Options: Basalt Black, Mercury Gray