Moto Guzzi 1000 S

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Moto Guzzi 1000S

Retro-bike ‘avant la lettre’

S was first shown to the public at the Motor Show in November At the same Motor Show was the 1000 was introduced. The bike was in a modern interpretation of the 750 S en750 S3 in and 1975, presented at in the Motor in Milan.

These models also considered as one of the most models sporting Moto range based on the cradle of The 1000S is actually a very reincarnation of the 750 S series.


The color scheme of the tank and covers were similar to the 750 S and S3, black frame with striping on black tank and covers or green frame green striping on black and side covers. Polished fork legs and valve polished stainless steel and rear fenders completed the The tank was identical to that of his predecessor except the fuel now been provided with a

From models were borrowed parts: the side are from the 850 Le Mans, the instruments the 850 T3 but with white dials and housing from the V65 SP, and the rear of the California 3. The 1000 S engine is the as the Le Mans 1000 CI (also as the Le Mans V Nuovo Tipo The frame came from the Le 1000, but the rear frame was to that of SP. The wheelbase was 1485 mm trail) and shorter than of the Le Mans 1000 whose was 1514 mm and 98mm trail.

The started in 1990. In the first of production wire wheels an option, later these standard. For the UK market, this was available with the wheel of the 850 Le Mans and called the 1000 SE. The was updated in 1991 and aquired stainless steel plate of the plastic instrument housing was used before. Also a new was fitted.

Due to stringent emission from 1992 in the third and edition the small valve from the SPIII replaced the big Le Mans engine. The European available on request with an catalyst. The engine of the SP III offered 71 hp smaller valves, Motoplat ignition and 36 mm carburetors and mufflers SP In 1993 the Motoplat ignition by Digiplex ignition.

In the last edition of the 1000S the were not raised and were from the SPIII.

The first for the USA markets was built in 1991 and was with the 82 hp Le Mans engine The had different setting to meet the USA standards. Unlike the European the dials of the USA version are not white but The last U.S. version in 1993 and has 71pk SP III block and is identical to the last European

At the production stop of the final 1000S ends an era in which the of Lino Tonti was used in sporty Moto Guzzi


When the 1000 S on the market there was little in ‘retro’ models, which seen as old fashioned. Even the did not show this model in advertisements that appeared in motorcycle magazines. The 1000S was greeted by the press, but the public was not and the marketing success did not come. The look’ only came fashion in the late 90s.

explains the increased interest in the S at this time. In the USA the 1000S to a lesser extent to the retro because the 750 S and S3 were never in the USA.

Moto Guzzi again interest in retro in the late 1990’s They the V 11 Sport in 1998 and 9 years introduced the V7 Classic and V7 Cafe respectively in 2007 and in 2008.


The driving position is bend forward over on a and elongated saddle, while the are low. This makes comfortable touring over distances without the wrists or strain. Disturbing is that the 40 mm Dell’Orto carburettors runs heavy. The engine at low revs a powerful impression.

The motorcycle, despite the high feels very handy in the On the country road is the motorcylce its fabulaous stability. Compared to the Le Mans from the same period, the greater maneuverability of the S are due to the differences in frame geometry the two models.

The integrated brake for each Guzzi rider The petrol consumption is very by 5.4 l/100 km

On this motorcycle, an US-version.

This S 1000 in on his birthday and new, found in Mass. USA. The date of engine in July 1991.

1000S is one of 17 black / orange of the first series for the U.S.

About the production numbers for the market message are cited Wild Guzzi forum” :

Franz Used to Own the Spare Co. in Philly (a legendary Guzzi and is a great source for information. he told only one batch of arrived in the summer of ’92 And They Were 17 orange and 17. All 34 came in one shipment and all the paperwork was 7 / 92.

Orange Ones Were not as as the green ones and maybe the why ’93s are green. Were the 34 just to test the market? And tighter émissions requirements in only the green medium Were available for import in ‘, According To Ian Faloon’s Guzzi Sport Le Mans the production for the U.S. in 1993 was 84

For import inspection, the sealed headlight was replaced by an original headlight. From the book by Dave Richardson it quickly clear that the European of the carburetor nozzle is preferred. the throttle and nozzles were to factory specification.

But the result was satisfactory only the idle jet was again amended. The idle jet in the European version has 57 the American version had 62. Replacement of the 62 jet as a whole was an immediate improvement.

The jet even bigger, now 65, was the final Under the sump tank is a pan mounted identical to the belly pan of the Guzzi Le Mans V The front were later moved like the 1000SE.


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