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Moto Guzzi factory ready to produce V85

An empty assembly line stands waiting in the Moto Guzzi factory in Mandello del Lario to start production of the V85 scrambler.  Production manager Nello Mariotti took me for a tour of the factory recently, pointing out the empty assembly line ready to start production of the “pre-production” models next month. He says they will …

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Moto Guzzi V85 patent design

Moto Guzzi V85 scrambler set for production?

Great news for Moto Guzzi fans with news that parent company Piaggio has filed an international design patent in Australia for a scrambler that is not too far from the V85 scrambler concept unveiled at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan last November. The V85 concept scrambler is powered by a new 90° transverse air-cooled 850cc V-twin …

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Moto Guzzi V85 scrambler concept

Moto Guzzi has unveiled a V85 scrambler concept at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, but it’s not their first scrambler venture. The Mandello del Lario company is no stranger to scramblers. It already has produced the limited-edition V7 Stornello scrambler and previously released scrambler kits for the V7 which is also updated for 2018. …

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Moto Guzzi V7 gets more retro design

Swiss custom motorcycle company Gannet Design has produced an even more retro one-off version of the Moto Guzzi V7 to celebrate its 50th anniversary. So why is this so interesting? Because Gannet Design seems to have a crystal ball, designing a more dirt-oriented Ducati Scrambler custom before the Desert Sled was introduced and a BMW R …

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Moto Guzzi V7 III Anniversario

Moto Guzzi V7 III prices confirmed

Moto Guzzi has launched its third iteration of the modern V7 and added a limited edition Anniversario V7 III (pictured above) to celebrate 50 years of the range. Australian importers PS Imports have announced that the Moto Guzzi V7 III have arrived in dealerships with very attractive price tags: V7 III Stone – $12,990; V7 III Special …

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Moto Guzzi Audace Carbon unveiled

Moto Guzzi continues to expand its California cruiser range with there addition of the Audace Carbon making it a family of seven. The Audace Carbon was unveiled at the INTERMOT show in Cologne and there is now word yet on when or if it will arrive in Australia. There is no word yet on ride-away …

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Moto Guzzi MGX-21 Flying Fortress

Moto Guzzi Flying Fortress coming

Australian Moto Guzzi fans will soon have six cruiser models to choose from when the exciting MGX-21 Flying Fortress arrives in the next couple of months. The impressive looking hi-tech bagger includes a double-bubble batwing fairing, 21-inch front wheel, carbon fibre body and connectivity. We love the above video which highlights the connectivity with the …

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Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber brake issue

Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber road test

Moto Guzzi retains its retro good looks and that traditional formula of shaft drive and a transverse 90-degree V-twin air-cooled engine with the new V9 Bobber and Roamer models which have just arrived in Australia. While other retro manufacturers like Triumph have moved to water-cooling for their Bonneville models to meet tough new Euro 4 …

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