Moto Guzzi V7, when introduced back in 1967, was the first ever Italian superbike.
Moto Guzzi has unveiled the 2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Anniversario as a tribute to the origins of the iconic V7. The bike will be available in American dealerships from April 2017. The 2017 Moto Guzzi V7 family gets a modern hemispherical combustion chamber controlled by a Magneti Marelli ECU with adjustable traction control and the ability to re-calibrate for different tire sizes.
The Moto Guzzi V7 III Anniversario sources power from a 744 cc mill which is capable of 52 hp at 6,200 rpm and 60 Nm of peak torque at 4,900 rpm. The twin-cylinder mill is air cooled and is Euro 4 compliant. The oil pump intake duct is new, as is the related by-pass valve and piston cooling oil jets that have a flow control and management valve. The alternator cover is also new, now with built-in exhaust blow-by.
The Moto Guzzi V7 III Anniversario will be limited to 750 units. The bike gets dedicated graphics characterised by the prestigious, chromium finished fuel tank that hosts the refined, gold coloured Moto Guzzi eagle, combined with a brand new genuine leather saddle. The locking fuel cap in made from billet aluminium, as are the steering yoke risers that bear the laser incised model serial number.
The brushed aluminium mudguards, the chromium plated steel rear grab handle and the wheel rims with exclusive polished channels and grey hubs. The bike gets a new Kayaba shock absorbers with adjustable preload while the aluminium footpegs are new too. The ground clearance stands at 770 mm.
The 2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Anniversario gets ABS and a new Moto Guzzi traction control, both of which can be disengaged.
The 2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Anniversario is priced at USD 9,990.