Moto Guzzi Jackal 1100 Motorcycle Road Test & Review Motorcycle Cruiser

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Moto Guzzi Jackal

Motorcycle Road Test: Guzzi 1100 Jackal

If sport cruisers are, in the next big thing, Moto Jackal looks like a contender for the crown in this new It stands to reason that the with their long of sporting motorcycles, would hard even in this unconventional arena.

For the enthusiast for a large helping of sport in his the Jackal has plenty to offer. with the 90-degree across-the-frame which is the same basic that powers Moto sportbikes. The fuel-injected 1064cc doesn’t perform like typical 1100cc V-twin and motor away from V-twins with half as much displacement.

It makes good power idle and pulls more rpm most other cruising

But handling is what separates bike from other The suspension is firm and heavily Combined with a rigid this produces a bike is unflaggingly steady in corners of all and surfaces. It doesn’t bob or weave you hit a bump or make a ham-fisted correction, and the steering is responsive and

The Jackal also offers cornering lean angle most other sporting-oriented and you can bend it pretty deep the pegs begin to drag.

unlike other Guzzi the Jackal has footpegs, not floorboards. The are higher and farther back the California series’ floorboards, and bring your feet and up from the California’s location. of all, the pegs and the brake agree on where your should be, so reaching the brake is much less awkward on the floorboard-equipped Guzzis we have in the past.

Another welcome change previous Guzzi cruisers is the shape. Stock Guzzi saddles have always us forward, banging our knees on the cylinder heads and making us cramped. This bike’s relatively flat, two-piece gives plenty of room.

In some riders said when they were most comfortably on it, they backed up to the step in the saddle. not to imply the seat is perfect. it’s firm would be it gently.

Despite a good position, and shape, the Jackal saddle to tenderize us in less than an It’s very Italian, and with the firm (but never harsh) ride, it give your hindquarters a

However, reaching the brake isn’t quite as critical as it was on Guzzi cruisers because—unlike bikes—the Jackal does not integrated (or linked) brakes. The just operates the rear brake, and the handlebar lever the front wheel’s single We recognize the various advantages of brakes, which ensure in a panic stop a rider who stands on the pedal will get power from the critical brake.

However, having to use independent brakes, we (and of the experienced riders we know) to apply each brake The Jackal’s brakes are strong and

The bike also vibrates a While cruising down the at moderate throttle settings, the shaking causes the mirrors to Even though you feel the it isn’t uncomfortable.

However, you open the throttle, the magnitude of the rises to unpleasant levels.

comfort isn’t the only aspect of the Jackal. The bike has polished or chromed pieces and visual highlights than cruisers, even other Guzzi cruisers. Resting our small fleet of test it looked downright plain. We the solid-red paint with its falcon tank logo, and the single instrument (just a is cleaner than the more two-gauge group of the other cruisers.

On the other hand, eyesores as the emissions canisters hung on the frame downtubes and the ugly mechanism on display, don’t do to foster pride of ownership. The big taillight also demands too attention.

Moto Guzzi Jackal

But buyers aren’t to select the Jackal for its looks; are more likely to be attracted to the way a road looks from the of this bike. This Moto Guzzi clearly the first half of the sport-cruiser which should make very happy.


Guzzi Jackal

Suggested price: $8495

Engine type: Air-cooled, transverse V-twin

Valve OHV, 1 intake valve, 1 valve, operated by pushrods

bore x …: 1064cc, 92 x

Compression ratio: 9.5:1

EFI, 40mm throats

Moto Guzzi Jackal
Moto Guzzi Jackal
Moto Guzzi Jackal
Moto Guzzi Jackal
Moto Guzzi Jackal


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