Moto Guzzi Le Mans 1000

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Moto Guzzi 1000 Strada

The final incarnation of a legend.

the introduction of the 850 Le Mans in 1975 it the 9 years, in 1984, before the was uprated to 1000 cc displacement. nine years later in in Mandello del Lario production of the last descendent of the  Le Mans.  After 18 years the era of the Le ended, being one of the most models in the history of Moto

Model History of the Le Mans

In September 1984 became the of the 850 Le Mans 1000 cc engine. Guzzi called this the 1000 Le Mans, but among this model is known the nickname Le Mans IV. The new cockpit, on the handlebars, was developed in the famous tunnel in Mandello del Lario and the lines of the V65 Lario, that was a year earlier, in November

Following the latest fashion was a 16-inch front wheel was

The 949 cc engine was compared to the 844 cc performance upgraded. Both bore and are increased. The valves were one bigger and the camshafts derived the race kit for the 850 Le Mans, to provide lift.

The original Tonti frame has given a single modification by a steeringvhead and different rear The swing arm was longer and grew in and gave space to the same tire size 120/90 18.

The geometry had a 28-degree fork of 28 degrees and trail of 98 mm. This to 1514 mm wheelbase. Fork from 35 mm to 40 mm. Like the 850 cast but with a different pattern. At the appear Koni shock

Teo Lamers told The fitting of shock absorbers was part of an between the Dutch government Guzzi. The Ministry of Defence for the ordered Moto Guzzi V50 and in exchange Moto Guzzi and fitted the famous Koni absorbers from the Netherlands.

Plastic panels which the old ones did run to the tail light. The angular tail light  that of the 850 Le Mans of the second but was fitted with the side that were hand attached to the tail light.

The cc engine is fed by carburettors with PHM 40 and fitted with very return springs. Footrest was now in aluminium cast. A special to celebrate 20th anniversary of the V7 it was as Le Mans 1000 SE, and had a white / red pattern.

The model of 1986 was with the non-adjustable Bitubo improving driving stability. was a 18-inch wheel available. In the Moto Guzzi introduced a new the 1000 Le Mans CI. better under the unofficial designation Le V. The small handlebar fairing was by a fairing attached to the frame.

the 18-inch front wheel returned.

In 1991 Moto presented the last model The intruments were placed in the It is certainly the most … of the Le Mans 1000.

New controls on the steering bars, choke, new Valeo starter, new fork with adjustable new dampers, new front fender.

The was redesigned and consisted of two parts fitted to the frame. For the first signal switch was fitted. there were some improvements, such as last of the front fork and a oil pump more capacity.

The Le Mans of the series are especially rare. are built much less the 850 Le Mans of the first series! The numbers range from to 16,994, which brings the number of this model to 645

The sales of the Le Mans were disappointing. In 1992 the factory was with huge unsold At the instigation of the Dutch importer from the unsold stock the Le Mans Ultima Edition was of which 99 were delivered.

In the period of the sporting face of Le Moto Guzzi has some is not sitting still. After 18 of production there are more lighter and much faster on the market. compared to the original of the 850 Le Mans 1000 Le Mans is not a lot more robust, but also has a higher weight. The performance was marginal improved compared to the 850 Le Mans from 18 years

On this motorcycle, the Le Mans CI final edition

This Le 1000 CI is one of the final series in 1991. Most of this Le Mans are red, only a few black. The saddle and the wheels are in a special color combination. the motorcycle was fitted with Moto Guzzi bags, by Hepco and Becker, in corresponding and black colors.

Finally, the The handle got the same modification as on the page of the Moto Guzzi

Lino Tonti, constructor

Tonti was born on 16 september in Cattolica in Rimini province and 08 june 2002 in Varese in

After graduating as an aerospace in 1937 he was appointed as a technical for Benelli. He was soon was transferred to the department, and served directly Tonino Benelli.

During the war he in the Air Force. After the war he was offered a job as a servant at the Ministry of Transportation, but he his passion for motorcycles.

In 1947 built a prototype of his own motorcycle, he named ‘LinTo’. A single DOHC with a cylinder of 75cc. The engine was used in races at tracks across the in the Romagna region.

In 1948 he a futuristic scooter with big The scooter was presented Rimini in under the name Swan 125.

In 1956 he collaborated Mondial, Bianchi and Gilera.

In Lino Tonti was employed by Guzzi. In that year, Guzzi became part of the group SEIMM, Lino replaced Giulio Cesare In the new organisation there was no place for Carcano was the designer of the V7 model In 1968, Tonti convinced the management of the need for a new model a design that was capable tot the sporty image of Moto

Lino Tonti was assisted by Todero. The two engineers worked together on both the frame and of the V7 to transform it to a sports machine. The was tested at the Monza circuit and to establish in only two sessions and October), 19 world speed

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

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