Faster and Faster: Motociclismo’s Moto Guzzi V7 Classic riding impression

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Moto Guzzi V7 Classic

Motociclismo’s Moto Guzzi V7 riding impression

Only but for sheer Italian style, the V7 Classic rules!

With its chassis and suspension and 49bhp v-twin, the Moto Guzzi V7 is not exactly in the same league as, a GSX-R1000. Instead, the Guzzi is meant for those who put a premium on Italian style. The Guzzi V7 has laid-back ‘ok-so-you’re-faster-than-me-but-I’m-so-much-cooler’ mien, and can be so hard to argue with…

The at Motociclismo got a chance to ride the recently, and here are some from what they to say about the bike.

The V7 Classic is inspired by Moto own V7 Special from the 1970s. Guzzi’s way of capitalizing on their past. A modern classic, the V7 has components that are much and simpler than the 1970s V7.

But the essentially remains the same.

The V7 headlamp, fuel tank, wheels, instrument cluster, twin rear shocks and the of the seat – all of these take design cues form the bike, and without a doubt, Guzzi have done a job here.

Guzzi say the V7 Classic is also for beginners.

While the aesthetics are engine performance is, at best, With only 49bhp at its the V7 Classic can be reasonably good fun to at a mild pace – just expect it to accelerate hard at any It needs 8.1 seconds to go from to 100km/h, and top speed is around – figures that speak for

Moto Guzzi V7 Classic

With the V7 Classic, Moto wanted to make a bike was quiet, easy to ride, and for beginners, or for those looking for a that would allow to cruise through the city

At low revs, the V7’s 744cc offers adequate, seamless – though, of course, there much of it available. The engine like being revved and starts vibrating quite a bit if you it too much. The best thing to do is to it easy.

The five-speed gearbox is adequately and as long as you remember to downshift you need to accelerate, the V7 will along without any worries.

The ergonomics are quite all right – the is not too small or too big and riders of all sizes find the bike easy to The high-set handlebars are flat and and the bike’s small turning makes it very easy to in heavy traffic at low speeds. The V7 around 198 kilos fully though it actually feels when it’s on the move.

The Moto Guzzi V7 Classic is not for those who are very demanding. expect sportsbike-like handling and delivery, or tourer-like long-distance However, get used to what it and you’ll have fun riding bike.

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