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2013 Moto Guzzi V7 Range Changes Everything Yet Remains Faithful to its Heritage

Moto Guzzi_V7 Range

Moto Guzzi recently released its 2013 V7, which is a completely new motorcycle. The company is Europe’s oldest continuously operating motorcycle manufacturer, and the 2013 Moto Guzzi V7 is led by a more powerful, faster, smoother 90° V-twin engine. Yet, it is still driven by the cardan shaft drive and supported by the double cradle “Tonti” frame, which are cornerstones ...

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Moto Guzzi Debuts New Black/Silver Devil Color on the Griso 8V SE


Moto Guzzi USA recently released a new black/silver devil color for the 2012 Griso 8V SE. The Griso 8V SE is one of the most unique and captivating motorcycles to come out of the Mandello del Lario factory. The bold character expressed in the nonconformist styling of the Griso is given further emphasis by the aggressive new color concept in a ...

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New 'Moto Guzzi Originals' Microsite Unveiled

Moto Guzzi Originals Photo - Jpeg Version

Moto Guzzi USA, the North American importer of the Piaggio Group’s iconic Moto Guzzi motorcycle brand, is introducing Moto Guzzi Originals (motoguzzioriginals.com), a new website for individuals who have a passion for brands and products that create a trend. The microsite invites users to explore the unique heritage and many industry-first innovations of Moto Guzzi motorcycles, as told through the ...

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Piaggio Group Americas Introduces Three New Models, Four New Prototypes to North American Market


Italian manufacturer Piaggio Group, represented in the U.S. by its subsidiary Piaggio Group Americas, gave North American dealers a clear vision of plans for global and market growth during the company’s 2012 dealer meeting in Hollywood, Florida. Led by Piaggio Group Chairman and CEO Roberto Colaninno and Piaggio Group Americas President and CEO Miguel Martinez, as well as Piaggio Group ...

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2011 Moto Guzzi Griso 8V SE – Road Test Review

2011 Moto Guzzi Griso 8V

photography by Kevin Wing This 2011 Moto Guzzi Griso 8V SE Road Test was originally published in the January 2012 issue of Rider magazine] Like the chicken or the egg, one wonders what Moto Guzzi decided upon first—the Griso moniker for this motorcycle or its unique design. If the former, I can imagine the artisans at Marabese Design near Milan ...

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2012 Aprilias & Moto Guzzis – First Look

Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC

Piaggio Group’s two street motorcycle brands, Aprilia and Moto Guzzi, are each rolling out a half-dozen models for 2012. Making a comeback, the legendary bad-boy Tuono adds V4 R to its name, thanks to two additional cylinders, 41 more horsepower and 22 fewer pounds. Its engine is adapted from the RSV4 superbike, which includes the latest throttle-by-wire system with three ...

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Moto Guzzi Celebrates its 90th Anniversary


The turnout of Italian and foreign enthusiasts to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Moto Guzzi in Mandello del Lario, which reached 20,000 participants during the three-day Giornate Mondiali Guzzi (Guzzi World Days) event, exceeded expectations. Those in attendance represented 52 countries, with everyone enjoying the beautiful scenery of Como Lake astride modern and classic Moto Guzzis. During the event the ...

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2011 Moto Guzzi Norge GT 8V – Road Test Review


photography by Kevin Wing Moto Guzzi, one of Italy’s most storied motorcycle brands, turns 90 this year, and an emblem honoring this milestone can be found atop the fuel tank of every “Goose” produced in 2011. Five years ago, to celebrate its 85th anniversary, Moto Guzzi sponsored a reprise of Giuseppe Guzzi’s epic 4,000-mile, four-week ride, in 1928, from the ...

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Moto Guzzi V7 Racer Limited Edition – First Look

Moto Guzzi V7 Racer

Fancy an old-school cafe racer but don’t have the time, intestinal fortitude or English wheel to build one from scratch? Well, Moto Guzzi will happily sell you one of these just-released, limited-edition V7 Racer models for $9,790. Seems a very appropriate way to celebrate the Mandello del Lario company’s 90th anniversary. Stay tuned as we’re currently trying to pry one ...

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Moto Guzzi National Owners Club 36th International Rally


photography by the author and Peter Switzer Italians love to congregate—whether it is the evening passegiata through the town’s piazza, with everybody having an ice cream cone; or the Mafia bosses gathering in upstate New York, thinking the cops will never know; or a couple of hundred Moto Guzzi riders getting together in Malibu, California. Malibu? Pretty ritzy. Seems more ...

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