Moto Guzzi Stelvio 1200 4V Review- Stelvio 1200 4V Adventure Bike

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Moto Guzzi Stelvio 1200 4V

First Ride: Moto Stelvio 1200 4V A new adventure for Plus, a BMW GS comparo!

Moto named its newest entry to the market—the kingdom of BMW’s after the famous 9000-foot-high, pass over the Italian Unveiled last November at the EICMA motorcycle show in the Stelvio is an imposing bike sports an advanced design and is to offer comfortable accommodation for plus luggage. Originally, the was based on the powertrain and rolling of the eight-valve Griso 1200.

A rational concept: The Griso proved to be by far the best in Moto inventory. A glance at the Stelvio this, but a closer look the diameter of the frame tubing has sacrificed in favor of a larger gallon) fuel tank and a streamlined seating position.

geometry, suspension and tire are designed to enhance stability and holding. The chassis spans a of 60.4 inches and offers an seat, adjustable in height 32.3 and 33.1 inches. At the is a very solid and functional Marzocchi inverted fork massive 50mm chromed expensive TinAl plating

The steering axis is set at a 27-degree and, in combination with the 110/80-19 front tire, a substantial 5 inches of trail. The suspension is entrusted to the well-honed Guzzi CARC single-sided-swingarm suspension. The rear tire is a a versatile Pirelli Scorpion radial.

A generous 6.7 inches of travel and 6.1 inches in back are for a high level of comfort on pavement, but a glance at the scale that off-road jaunts not be in the program: Claimed curb is 563 pounds. Stopping is via twin Brembo discs and the latest four-piston calipers.

Powering the Stelvio is the same four-valve-per-cylinder unit from the In this form, it’s at 105 hp at 7500 rpm—5 hp down the Griso due to a “somewhat less exhaust system”—while peak remains unchanged at 80 ft.-lb. at rpm. A new six-speed transmission extract the best from the

The Stelvio is an imposing bike offers a very comfortable position. The big 4.8-gallon gas tank internal glove box) the seat a little aft of the swingarm but the handlebar is placed within an reach by massive mounts sprout back from the massive triple-clamps. For high-speed comfort, a generously sized windscreen shields the rider.

The Stelvio feels heavy it is heavy) maneuvering at low speeds, but at on the open road, the bike very surefooted, thanks to the rear tire and suspension digests road imperfections in style.

Despite a high center of the Stelvio can be easily locked a good lean angle low-speed hairpins. But as the road faster from side to the front end tends to run wide medium-speed turns, requiring the to make mid-corner line At high speeds down the the Stelvio remains stable the 120 mph mark, but as you approach the 136-mph top a leaned-forward posture is recommended to your chest and shoulders making aerodynamic drag can make the front wheel

Moto Guzzi confirmed the Stelvio will be imported the U.S. with an MSRP of

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