2012 Moto Guzzi V7 Racer

2012 Moto Guzzi V7 Racer
MSRP $9,990

The Moto Guzzi V7 Racer has the classic styling from an era that inspired the V7 Sport. The 5 speed comes with a 744cc engine that sits on a double cradle tubular frame in ALS steel with a detachable rear subframe.

ManufacturerMoto Guzzi
ModelV7 Racer
Engine Type90° V-twin 4-stroke
Engine Displacement744cc
Bore StrokeNA
Compression RatioNA
Fuel SystemWeber-Marelli electronic fuel injection
Starting SystemElectric
Transmission5-speed Dry single plate with flexible couplings
Final DriveCA.R.C. Compact Reactive Shaft Drive
Rake Trail27°50’ / 4.29 in.
Seat Height31.6 in.
Wheelbase57.04 in.
Front SuspensionMarzocchi Ø 40 mm telescopic hydraulic front fork, 5.11 in. travel
Rear SuspensionDie-cast light alloy swing arm with 2 fully adjustable Bitubo shock absorbers
Front Brake320 mm floating stainless steel disc, caliper with 4 differently sized opposed pistons
Rear Brake260 mm stainless steel disc
Front Tire100/90-18 56H TL
Rear Tire130/80-17 65H TL
Fuel Capacity5.8 gal. 1 in reserve
Dry Weight401 lbs.

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