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For Enrico Cantoni, one of its engineers, 1955 Moto V8 was not just one of the top motorcycles ever it was a five month labor of and the start of the V-Twin revolution at Guzzi.

In part two of the series. explains the origin of V-Twin and what he thinks of modern Guzzis:

On the Origins of the V-Twin

In 1957, three manufacturers Moto Guzzi, Gilera and decided to stop motorcycle because of several accidents. those of us in the race department at Guzzi had a great deal of on our hands.

In this period, we started the Fiat Cinquecento 500, a car with an air-cooled twin engine. We all agreed it was a good but not powerful enough. In fact, wanted us to develop a better to compete with the Fiat 500 and me the role of project lead.

The thing I did was bring a Fiat 500 the Moto Guzzi racing and began to create our own V-twin of the Fiat’s 500cc engine. a little development, it became a powerful and smooth engine. We it was a great accomplishment so we talked the engineers about Fiat the engine in the Fiat 500, but in the end happened.

Now we were left with new engine and we were talking what do to with it. Mr. Guzzi, his affinity for the horizontal single engine, decided together Carcano, to integrate our creation a new bike concept – the first engine motorcycle.

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Umberto Todaro was given the and developed the bike on the base of our 500cc V-Twin engine. increased the size of the engine to Though the modern V-Twin Guzzi’s now have up to 1250cc, all the modifications, upgrades and technological the basic design of the engine remains the same as the one we designed 50 ago.

On Moto Guzzi Bikes

I worked at Moto Guzzi 1966, but since then has always been a part of my Now, when I see a Moto on the road I say, “Hey, a part of me on this bike!” I’m of the continued interest of the younger of engineers and enthusiasts in the racing of Moto Guzzi as they to work on new ways to push innovation forward.

For me, I will always admire Guzzi and Dr. Parodi and I am honored I am remembered and recognized and invited to about what I did for them and the Guzzi brand. About The

Enrico Cantoni, now retired, celebrated his 85th birthday and lives in Lierna, a small a few kilometers north of Mandello del Italy, where he enjoys quality time with his

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