Moto Guzzi — the Griso 1100 Motorcycle

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The Moto Guzzi Griso Motorcycle in action

Moto latest creation, the Griso is here at last, and it more lives up to the expectations brought on by the Italian marque.

Moto motorcycles have always renowned for their technical and bold styling and the Griso the tradition, with its legendary 90 V-twin engine wrapped in a designed chassis. However, will note that the Moto Guzzi engine has completely redesigned by the engineers at del Lario.

Great attention to has been lavished onto the original chassis too. The is aggressive and solid with its and engine well in view, its fuel tank and the closely fins on the V-twin cylinders. are so many details to savour; bike is Italian design at its best, and there’s always to look at no matter how close you writes Kevin Ash for The Daily “The Griso rider don an Armani suit before up the 1,064cc motor.”

The Griso is so desirable that star and around the world Ewan McGregor bought the one to arrive at his local dealer.

unique motorcycle escapes it may be a …, but then it’s a power cruiser and a techno The powerful engine merges the mighty frame’s tubes to a super-rigid structure from the bike’s defining characteristics out: the wide handlebars give it a cool and commanding stance, the large headlight even the bulb mountings are styled, the deceptively classic-looking that feature an active LCD and futuristic on-board computer, the tail with its high LED rear light cluster; even find Guzzi’s crest cast into the light lens.

To the right, the oil is housed in a squared aluminium-alloy finished in silk black, to the left there’s the chunky of exhaust pipes that down to the back of the engine and briefly, before re-emerging a conical silencer of massive

The Moto Guzzi Griso Motorcycle

“Such a beautiful offers the potential of riding but the Griso keeps on impressing the saddle,” writes Ash. shorter gearing transforms a engine into a punchy, one that drives its way past traffic with little

The Griso also handles The front end feels planted and even at high speeds, plenty of feel back to the while the rear powers out of corners. “The suspension is quality, matching Japanese forks with a Boge damper,” writes Ash.

The will appeal to the motorcyclist who a unique and distinctive machine, a of design that is a pleasure to off around town and a hoot to on the back roads.


The all-new engine retains the Moto Guzzi 90 degree layout, but gets a host of innovations. It’s equipped electronic fuel injection to silky-smooth idling and touch-of-a-button even in very cold Twin spark ignition and injectors in the inlet manifolds for combustion ensure consistent performance.

Power delivery is smooth and and emissions and consumption are reduced to a to let the Griso conform fully to standards.

Meanwhile, the alternator no resides in front of the crankshaft. it snuggles neatly between the two making the whole engine and more compact, and improving distribution. The conrods are 10% lighter and the between conrod length and … has been improved to vibration.

Double oil sprays are to improve efficiency and extend life. The metal cylinder gaskets are new, and designed to heat transmission and to ensure pressure from the cylinder studs remains constant. to the intake and exhaust system and the gear ratios produce an pull from the already engine.

Maximum power is @ 7,600 rpm, and maximum is 66lb.ft @ 6,400 rpm.

The has been completely redesigned too and is now and comfortable to use. “Gear is smooth and easy, which you to mention as on older Guzzis it writes Ash.

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But these impressive stats fail to convey the Griso’s riding experience. Press the button and you’re greeted those unmistakable deep-throated from Moto Guzzi’s 90° powerplant. The instant torque comes in smoothly makes the easy to ride; pick up the and you’ll find it more capable of sports bike

Chassis performance

The Griso long and low power cruiser conceals the chassis strength gives this great new motorcycle superior rigidity and agility, letting the rider and maintain surgically precise

The high strength tubular frame envelops the engine, and the swingarm incorporates Guzzi’s compact reactive shaft system. The system leaves the gear and shaft free to while the drive shaft two universal joints with torsional shock absorbers. results in smooth, precise and power, eliminating the anti-shaft associated with conventional drives.

The 43mm upside down forks are adjustable for spring and compression and rebound damping, the rear suspension is made up of a swingarm and rising rate with a monoshock also for preload, compression and rebound.

The performance braking system is up of two 320mm floating discs and calipers with four pistons at the front, and a single disc with a floating and twin parallel pistons at the Grip is guaranteed by high 120/70 ZR17” front, and ZR17” rear, tyres. are fitted to hollow three-spoke alloy wheels.


Moto Guzzi’s range of accessories includes 25-litre panniers equipped with Guzzi’s patented Fast system, making them to fit and remove; a chrome plated rack that can also be as a grab handle for pillions; a semi-transparent nose fairing; a bag, and a series of exclusive parts including adjustable and clutch levers, clutch and master cylinder caps, footrests, rear brake and number plate holder.

The Griso comes in Midnight Racing Red or Pearly Blue and is at Ј7,499 OTR. All models in the Guzzi range, including the are available under a 0% Finance offer ends 30 June

All new Moto Guzzi motorcycles with 2 years manufacturer’s and 2 years European Roadside and Recovery. For a brochure and details of nearest Moto Guzzi call 01293 823890, or

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