Moto Guzzi back in South Africa — IOL Motoring

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Moto Guzzi back in Africa

June 21 2012 at

Moto Guzzi Stelvio NTX should be here in time for the show at the end of August. The pillion unfortunately, is not standard issue.

Motors SA is now also the South distributor of Moto Guzzi in South Africa.

Prior to various distributors sold the Italian motorcycles in small and the robust V-twins from the and ’80s still on the road are sought after by enthusiasts particularly 850 Le Mans that mainstream sports bikes a run for money in terms of handling and performance, as well as reliability, years ago.

KMSA brand manager for — and now Moto Guzzi Andre van Rooyen said: and Moto Guzzi are both by Piaggio, and we’ve had queries existing Guzzi owners about bikes and spares since we took on the Aprilia now we’ll be able to help

“Fourways Motorcycles in Gauteng, South in Cape Town and Coast Motorcycles in Durban be the first Moto Guzzi but additional dealerships will be in due course.”

“The Stelvio NTX 1200 and the V7 Caf- Racer are expected to in South Africa in time for at the AMID show on 25 and 26 Augus.

factory is about to start of a new, 1400cc California that will soon be in Custom and Touring guise, with ABS.”

Moto factory is about to start of the 1400cc California cruiser, here.


Founded by Guzzi in 1921 — and building motorcycles in the same at Mandello del Lario on the outskirts of — the company to which he his name won 45 Grands Prix and World Championship titles in the 350 and 500cc classes between and 1956.

Moto Guzzi V 65 NTX

In 1955 Moto Guzzi the world’s first (and V8 Grand Prix motorcycle, a creation designed by Giuliano that weighed only fed by eight tiny carburettors four float bowls.

At the 1957 TT Dickie Dale was at more than 280km/h on the version of the Otto Cilindri, and the factory pulled out of racing at the end of season it would be twenty before a 500cc motorcycle that speed again.


Carlo Guzzi’s prototype motorcycle, built in before the company was officially was way ahead of its time, with a over-square, single-cylinder engine an overhead camshaft and four

Moto Guzzi was also the bikemaker to offer a centre-stand, the with an automatic transmission and the with its own wind tunnel.

Since the 1970s Moto has built mainly touring and machines, all using their across-the-frame V-Twin engines shaft drive to the rear Owned today by the industrial Piaggio, who also own Vespa, Derbi and Gilera, the factory less than 1000 a month.

But late last Piaggio announced that Guzzi sales in 2011 had by 31 percent over the previous and they would invest -50 million Euros (R520 in the company over the next years to update and expand the del Lario factory and develop new

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