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Moto Guzzi

The legend of Guzzi was born in 1920, three men who had served in the air corp to set up a motorcycle firm. Carlo Giovanni Ravelli and Giorgi had great dreams. When was … in a plane crash, and Giorgi made the decision to with their plans.

Guzzi Stelvio

The First

Carlo designed the Company’s bike that same It was a 500cc called Normale. It to be produced after some success in 1922.

The Normale was a model that had an overhead a 4-cylinder head, 82mm and 88mm bore.


Carlo and Giorgio needed backing. They made to show the bike to Genoese owner, Emanuele Vittorio The original loan they given was for two thousand lire.

Vittorio backed the men with finances to construct a motorcycle Societa Anonima Moto was born on March 15, 1921.

and Reliability

1924 Moto Guzzi

Guzzi had a vision. He wanted to motorcycles where every was essential and rational. Moto motorcycles had to be both functional and

His first prototype was far different other motorcycles with its frame and superior engine For more than eighty Moto Guzzi has followed philosophy.

The first motorcycles by the Company sported the G.P. for Guzzi-Parodi. However, it became with the initials of Giorgio In order to avoid further the name was changed to Moto

At this time the eagle was added to honor the late Ravelli.

Promoting Moto

Carlo Guzzi made his debut on May 28, 1921, in order to the new model. He entered the Milan-Naples with the two bikes the Company had Moto Guzzi took and 21st place. In September of year, a Moto Guzzi, by Gino Finzi won first at the Targa Florio. This was the of extraordinary racing success for the

Between 1921 and 1957, Guzzi took 14 World 11 Tourist Trophies and succeeded in 3, 329 races.

In 1923, Moto introduced the Sports series. It was successful with the Sport 15 being at the top of the list. In 1928, the GT, was the first Moto Guzzi an elastic frame, was launched. model caused much in the world of motorcycle manufacturing.

all motorcycle builders worldwide the elastic frame.

Old Moto Engine 1934

In 1934, Guzzi encountered a dramatic spurt. Just seventeen after the Company was established, the had increased from 17 to 700. was the same year that the 500 twin debuted.

It had a 120-degree and the motorcycle dominated the World circuit. In 1935, the Moto 250 and 500 twin, with their frames, ran to victory in the Tourist that took place on the of Man. It was the first time in racing history that a bike had won the most important in the world.

Moto Guzzi became an legend.

Two new models were in the 1930s decade — the and the P175. As well, derivations of bikes debuted — the the Egretta, the PL, the PE and the Airone 250. The was a medium capacity motorcycle was very popular in Italy for 15 Racing models were developed for private riders.

included the Condor, Gambalung and the

When WWII ended, the market saw radical change. had been devastated during the Many road were and cars were so expensive they could only be by the wealthy. This was good for Moto Guzzi.

Motorcycles the main mode of transportation in the because the progress in technology manufacturers to develop low-powered Italians loved their motorcycles and scooters. This of transportation got them where wanted to go at a good rate of they were economical, and easy to handle on the curving

Moto Guzzi Falcone nicknamed affetta salami in Boloney slicer in the US

The 1960s saw changes come to Moto Giorgio Parodi had died in and Carlo Guzzi passed in 1964. The Company was purchased by just as a huge crisis hit the sector.

At this time, Guzzi focused mainly on machines. Mopeds, such as the and Trotter were in great Carcano developed the 90-degree engine, which later a symbol of the Company.

In 1967, Guzzi launched the V7. It was the first to hold Carcano’s V-twin. bike had the capacity of 703cc. It was a success.

In 1971, the V7 Special was The capacity was 750cc. Shortly the V7 Sport was launched to amazing

The Ambassador and California Special were developed for Moto American market. Then, in Moto Guzzi was integrated De Tomaso Inc. The Company a series of 4-cylinder engines.

The result was the Guzzi 254. was then changed to the development and of the V-twin.

All V7 versions after time had a Sport frame. In these were adapted to with lower capacity by way of the V50 and V35. These models the basis of the entire range of motorcycles during the decade of the

Moto Guzzi Le Mans

Guzzi 850 Le Mans

One of the most Moto Guzzi motorcycles, the Le I. nicknamed Lemon, debuted in in 1975, and was not available to the general until 1976. The motorbike was of its time, and could almost be a bike in today’s world.

In a where only engine was noted in Japanese motorcycles legendary Kawasaki 900 for example, or the 750 2 Kawasaki had an even more engine but was so horrific in turning and that was nicknamed ‘the coffin’ ), the Le Mans was reliable and as well if not better than bikes of its time. It was revamped for to the Le Mans II, and another redesign in with the Le Mans III. The of the Le Mans was the Le Mans 1000, and its run in the early 1990’s.

During the decade of the 1990s, the spirit was revived. Motorcycles included the California and Nevada as well as the VII Sport.

Moto Guzzi 1000 Strada
Moto Guzzi 1000 Strada
Moto Guzzi 1000 Strada


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