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The New Moto Guzzi V7 Range on the roads of the ‘Circuito Del Lario’

to the international press at the historic factory, the new V7 Stone, V7 Classic and V7 were taken through paces on the same roads Lake Como that set the for epic motorcycling races of the  

Mandello del Lario, 29 March – A new chapter has been added to the of the most loved and best of all Moto Guzzi bikes by the new V7 V7 Classic and V7 Racer . These models constitute the second of the Moto Guzzi V7 750cc – a revival of the legendary V7 of 1966 – which over 7,000 were sold worldwide 2008 and 2011.

The V7 was one of Moto best-selling models in 2011: 5,800 were bought an increase of 30% over sales for in a market scenario which saw motorcycle sales drop by in Europe. As part of its strategic the Piaggio Group allocated of over 42 million Euros for the of the new Moto Guzzi models. is over and above the investments to refurbish the Mandello del Lario (in the province of Lecco), where the Italian bikes with the have been built since 1921 .

Founded 91 years ago in the very factory that drew 20,000 Guzzisti from all the world to attend the “World Days” in celebration of the marque’s anniversary, Moto Guzzi is not one of the world’s most famous brands — with 14 circuit championships and 11 Tourist to its name — but also an part of motorcycling history, given the world legendary such as the extraordinary Otto and the V7 Special, California and Le Mans, the hallmark 90° V-twin engine and shaft transmission distinguishing Moto Guzzi produced

Within the celebrated Moto factory in Via Parodi, Mandello del the new V7 Stone, Classic and Racer presented to the international press . over 130 journalists representing 15 taking turns to test the three V-twins, which now completely revised engines, and features. The journalists put the new bikes their paces on the roads Lake Como, following the of the historic “ Circuito del Lario” . set the stage in 1939 for a road concluding in Nello Pagani’s win in the saddle of a Moto Guzzi

The snaking roads of the Ghisallo and di Sormano passes highlighted the power and torque of the new Moto V7 engine, which have 12% over the previous unit the complete redesign of over 70% of the — from the cylinder heads and pistons to the single body induction system. The air box is new, as is the gearbox pre-selector . state of the art engine management have significantly reduced and average fuel consumption . is now just 4.4 l/100Km .

The entry level model in the new is the V7 Stone . With new alloy with a 6 split spoke and minimalist graphics . this targets a broader demographic the other versions, which in character and colour scheme are clearly inspired by legendary Guzzis of the past.

The V7 Special not bears the same name as the V7 created by Lino Tonti . but shares exactly the same philosophy as a touring bike premium details and exclusive content. Like its progenitor, the flaunts a two-tone colour and exclusive wire wheels an aluminium rim.

V7 Racer is the that has benefited the most the significant changes made to the range: with the new single body engine delivering sportier performance and the metal tank further enhanced a chrome finish . Produced in a limited edition . as proven by the plaque on the upper steering the V7 Racer stands out for its refined quality and sophisticated details as the elegant leather strap . is a clear reference to legendary of the past . as are the red metal accents in the Guzzi badge, which the colour of the frame.

The new V7 models are already on sale in at € 7,890 for the V7 Stone . € 8,390 for the V7 and € 9,350 for the V7 Racer (all exclusive of road tax and registration and of VAT).

The legend of the Moto V7

The history of the V7 begins in the 1960s an Italian government competition for the of motorcycles to the police force ; the would be whoever could 100,000 km with the lowest cost. This was a perfect to install the V-twin engine by the engineer Carcano for automobile in a motorcycle.

The result was the Moto Guzzi V7 . an design that set such new standards for reliability and easy that it also attracted the of police forces in other — most famously the Los Police Department. The first of the V7 began in 1964 . The motorcycle had a cc engine producing 40 hp . and weighed 230 Kg . The of units for police applications and began in 1966 . while the V7 on sale in Italy the following at a competitive price of 725,000 . making it much more than German and British Developed under the guidance of Tonti, the motorcycle reached its potential in 1969 with the of the Special version which, two layer, was joined by the legendary V7 . the first Italian production to beat the 200 Km/h barrier .

marked the beginning of a sports that would bring a succession of illustrious victories in races such as the 24 Hours of Le and Liegi which, together the exploits of highly popular like Vittorio Brambilla, to it the most famous Italian bike of the 1970s.

Over a couple of seasons the evolution which was achieved the V7 Sport Moto Guzzi was transferred to the rest of the range. The model to give up the glorious name was the V7 850 California, which not pass the baton to the new 850 T California 1976.

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