Moto Guzzi

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Moto Guzzi V10 Centauro
Moto Guzzi V10 Centauro

Moto Guzzi is, without a of a doubt, one of the most succesful and Italian motorcycle makes It was born out of the friendship of three air buddies, Giovanni Ravelli, Parodi and Carlo Guzzi. The who founded the company experienced a shock when Giovanni was in an aircraft accident.

The two remaining pushed on with the project, and it was they adopted the airforce as their company symbol, in of their fallen comrade.

first ever motorcycle was in 1920 by Carlo Guzzi. The went into production in sporting a half liter with a single horizontal … cylinder,and a side and an valve.

Moto Guzzi almost got into racing, and the success of its was largely due to the victories they on the circuits.

Their initial has later been updated, Guzzi never took any with the introduction of fresh elements in its street design.

Guzzi’s racing successes had on impact on the company image (it is known that generally victories sell motorcycles a theory all the more valid for that by the 1930s it grew up to be largest motorcycle manufacturer.

like the 1928 GT Tour, the Sport 15, the 1938 Condor, the Dondolino all bearing Guzzi’s red trademark color marked a march towards the modern age for the

Being a race-oriented company the very beginning. Moto-Guzzi won an number of races (3329) Champioships (14) an Tourist (11)

The Second World War its toll on the company, and as a result tuned down their to whatever was marketable to the war torn and population, namely the 65cc and the 175cc Galletto.

The initial design was carried rather far by the legal bikes they however the racing machines grounds to all types of testing and with different valve and configurations.

The results were to come as 1950 proved to be a point in the history of the make. It was the when Moto Guzzi up grand prix racing, and to no they made quite an Carcano designed the motorcycles Guzzi dominated the 250cc and classes with, and he was the one who — from all of the knowhow and experience races yielded- set about to the most complex racing of the era, the V8, featuring a 500cc

This bike however was to Guzzi’s swansong in the world as they pulled out in 1957, of rising costs, and generally GP racing failed to yield the result as far as street-bike sales concerned.

Despite this fact, exceptional racing harritage was far being disconsidered. Its street had such a success that were starting to be used by police forces (even in where Harleys were used for this duty)

Moto Guzzi V10 Centauro

The of this success was engineer Carcano, who designed Guzzi’s 90 degree V twin engine, a that virtually saved the from extinction.

Driven on by the success of the V-twin pushrod, insisted on developing the engine Thus the 750 Breva and Nevada born. One of the most famous the company ever produced was the Le developed in 1971 into the 750 V7 designed by Lino Tonti.

Other models manufactured this time were: — the 750S, 1971 Falcone 500. 1975 V850 Le Mans. 1977 SP, V50, V35 (346,2 cc), -V50 Monza,Le Mans

1981 -California II,1982-V65, V35 1983-850 T5, 1984-V65 Lario, Le 1000, 1987 -California III GT, 1991-Nevada 350,Daytona 1000 IE, 1100, 1998-V10 Centauro,Quota ES,V11 Sport.

Current Guzzi models are: — Breva V1100, 1100, Norge 1200, — Breva 850, 850.

Although the company production of racing motorcycles in as a result of withdrawing from the world, its 2004 MGS-01 might fuel some that the age-old Moto — Ducati rivalry one day be taken onto the circuits to the delight of thousands of viewers.

Contributed by Alex Cooper.

Moto Guzzi V10 Centauro
Moto Guzzi V10 Centauro
Moto Guzzi V10 Centauro
Moto Guzzi V10 Centauro


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