2013 Moto Guzzi V7 Special, Stone, and Racer- First Look Review

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Moto Guzzi V 7 Spezial

2013 Moto Guzzi V7 Stone, and Racer – First Guzzi upgrades its classic and V-Twins.

In announcing the coming of the V7 to the U.S. the marketing guys for the said they were pleased” to have the bikes claiming that the latest of the now-iconic 90-degree V-Twin craftsmanship, Italian spirit, heritage and technological progress. V7,” they write, “is to the eye and thrilling to the heart,” making the “V7 the most unique among modern retro motorcycles.”

But there are, in fact, differences between the models in the and 2013 V7 range: The claimed power (50 hp vs. 48.8) and torque ft.-lb. vs. 40.3) produced by the air-cooled engine come at lower rpm; weight is by about seven pounds to a no-fuel 394 lb.; and 1.3 extra in the now-5.8-gallon fuel tanks range, according to Guzzi, to a 310 miles.

In CW ’s recent evaluation of the V7 Racer [link Retrograde we noted that “39 hp [at the rear isn’t much” so the claimed 12 more power and torque substantially improve the grunt of the V7 lineup, and not just the Racer. attractive numbers are the prices: the MSRP is $8390; the Special is and the Racer is $9990. The Stone and are expected to be in dealerships in early and the Special in the first quarter of

Moto Guzzi V 7 Spezial

The V7 Stone is aimed at the youth and thus is claimed to be “trendy, and easy to customize with an of accessories.” Colors are matte or white. The V7 Special is meant to the 1969 special designed by Tonti, a “touring bike a sophisticated fit and finish and uniquely engine character.” Colors are metallic or yellow/black metallic and key are a windshield and bags. The V7 Racer “is an ode to racer motorcycles from the and ’60s with

the performance of a modern machine.” The V7 comes with a chromed tank topped by a leather as well as a suede leather “with an aerodynamic seat and “’70s-style racer number “All three V7s have the saddle height of 31.7

In a 2002 interview . Guilio Carcano, designer of the original V-Twin and shaft drive became the signature Guzzi expressed surprise that the became iconic and came to “Guzzi” to enthusiasts worldwide. by the interviewer that guzzisti wore tee-shirts with a drawing of “his” engine, Carcano reportedly laughed.

Ten years later, and seven after his …, in the 90th of Moto Guzzi’s corporate (making it Europe’s oldest operating motorcycle manufacturer), his is still with us in the V7 range. tests will disclose the to which the mechanical changes to the V7s might improve the motorcycles Mandello del Lario on Lake but for anyone seeking alternatives to niche-bikes and the other “iconic” these Moto Guzzis serious scrutiny.

Moto Guzzi V 7 Spezial
Moto Guzzi V 7 Spezial

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