Moto Guzzi Motorcycle History, Quick History of Moto Guzzi Motorcycles

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For most of its history the biggest motorcycle manufacturer and successful struggled to stay alive. Guzzi worked on tight and could for a long time develop the highly in demand model until Aprilia put new in the brand and a line of new bikes.

A friendship of three air corps Carlo Guzzi, Giorgio and Giovanni Ravelli who wanted to a motorcycle firm after the World War. However was … in a plane crash was a shock to Carlo and Giorgio.

kept going with the company and adapted the air corps (an eagle symbol) in his honor. Guzzi has been the largest motorcycle builder for most of its

In 1920 Carlo designed the bike called Normale It went into production in and on a wave of racing success. Of it became a popular model.

Guzzi updated the model the years but didn’t integrate new race technology, preferring to safe on the production bike Earning a good reliability

Guzzi started producing bikes like the GT tour Condor (1938), Dondolino and the Sport 15 (1931) all delivered in the red (landmark) color of Moto With loads of racing during these years.

A retro design in 1950 was the which design was based on the normale layout. It was built on the years Astore tourer and a little more sporty. The was immense popular.

The production of the continued until 1976 a few updates along the way.

Guzi got an unusual request the Italian army for a 3×3 Moto Guzzi used the to integrate its new V twin engine a 745 cc capacity. The engine would a trademark of Guzzi in later But was first used for the army.

Later the same engine was used for army bikes. It was a small transition to integrate it to the models.

In 1967 Moto produced the V7 and in 1979 the V7 Special was the With 757cc Guzzi was up to the larger capacity bikes. the army development background a handling V7 was made.

The V7 was also to a sports model (V7 Sport).

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The 850 Le (844cc) was introduced in 1976. A sportster which would one of the most desirable sportsters of the It featured many innovative for its time (big valves, tuned engine, excellent and much more).

Moto Guzzi’s financial was rocky and despite owning a factory complex and employing 1500 people Guzzi to run into financial problems by the end of the When the old management left. a venture into moped left Guzzi bankrupt and in Moto Guzzi was bought by Alejandro De Tomaso. Many fans had hoped he would a new re-investment but that remained a

During the difficult 1970s Guzzi survived with the V7 Special which in America was the California. The engine was updated 850cc, 950cc and later on to The California remained a popular especially in the American market.

The successful 850 Le Mans was in desperate of a follow-up and it took a long for it to arrive. Sparked by the help of race- enthusiast -Guzzi-engineer Wittner (who had considerable of Guzzi powered racebikes) develop a new Le Mans model. In the Daytona 1000 (992cc) was

In 1994 the 1100 Sport

Moto Guzzi was operating on budget but still showed was life in Guzzi race Aprilia noticed the potential and over Moto Guzzi and it the financial support it deserved. has lead to a new modern line of like the Breva 750.

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