Moto Guzzi Stelvio 1200 NTX —

3 Мар 2015 | Author: | Комментарии к записи Moto Guzzi Stelvio 1200 NTX — отключены
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Moto Guzzi Stelvio NTX

Last year, motorcycle celebrated the return of Moto to South Africa. It was probably the V7 Racer (featured in the June of CAR) that drew the attention but there is another that bikers in South should pay attention to.

BMW’s GS is a sure favourite on our roads, and is probably the reason why Moto importers have chosen to the dual-purpose 1200 NTX. On acquaintance, it looks similar in and stance to the BMW, a leader in the

In the saddle

Once on the bike, you a comfortable, high seating with enough maneuverability. The V-twin 1 151 cm 3 engine develops 77 kW and 113 That is a few horses down on the GS, but on the as well as on a brief gravel-road we didn’t experience a lack of or torque.

However, if your antic is to pull first- or wheelies, the GS is likely to suit riding style much

That said, once you the 5 000 r/min mark, the Stelvio picks up its pace and the needle quickly to the 8 000 r/min red line. We did that low-down torque is less encouraging than we The result is that, in traffic, you to use 2 000 or 3 000 revs more than other bikes of a similar and engine layout.

Otherwise, the performed well and loading it a pillion rider and some shouldn’t see a serious dip in performance.

out to the countryside, we discovered the Guzzi to a composed riding experience in of comfort through the suspension and steering. The seat is adjustable, and on its setting you have a perfect ahead of you. During the morning ride, the handle bar provided protection against the air.

There are also optional heaters.

At 1,87 metres I experienced only a little buffeting at the top of my helmet. This of buffeting is probably due to the additional deflector that has been at the top of the windscreen.

Should you wish to connect a GPS or any such device, the Stelvio a socket up front to the left the windscreen. The NTX also come with ABS brakes, a top box (as pictured), panniers, protective sidebars and the bash plate.

At R169 the Stelvio is ambitiously priced. maybe you don’t want the everyday choice and are actually to try something different, something Your first thought if you to tackle the road less might be the problem of a dealership but there is no fewer than Guzzi dealerhips scattered Gauteng, Durban, Port and Cape Town.

For the Guzzi fan who has been looking for a dual-purpose bike, the answer can be in the Stelvio.

Test notes:

long-distance tourer with suspension and loping V-twin. player in this market, — PETER PALM

I it simply because it offers a alternative to the BMW. — LUTJEHARMS

Relaxed adventure tourer for the Guzzi enthusiast. — LOUW


Displacement (cm 3 ): 1 151


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