Moto Guzzi is the aboriginal cast you anticipate of back allocution turns to Italian motorcycles, but the Mandello del Lario-based architect has a continued history of bearing adorable V-twin-powered machines and still offers a cardinal of absorbing models to consider. Chief amid them is the latest adaptation of the Griso apparent here.
The best apparent affection that sets Guzzi's new Griso 8V SE afar from its accepted ancestors are the classically Italian acrylic colors: either Tenni blooming or Rosso Mandello red with a blacked-out powertrain. A accurately stitched covering bench and wire-spoked auto annular out the beheld modifications. Just as importantly, though, the Griso 8V SE manages to addition torque achievement by bristles lb-ft to 85, admitting application charcoal abiding at 110. That added ability comes address of revised cam profiles and ammunition injectors forth with a beyond airbox that advice Moto Guzzi's eight-valve Quattrovalvole breathe a bit better. Check out our high-res arcade beneath and accomplish the jump for the official columnist release.
Specification Moto Guzzi Griso 8V Special Edition
Moto Guzzi Griso 1200 8V
Year : 2010
Engine :Air cooled, four stroke, transverse 90° V-twin cylinder, OHC, 4 valve per cylinder.
Bore x Stroke 95 x 81.2 mm
Compression Ratio 11.0:1
Multipoint sequential electronic injection, Magneti Marelli IAW 5A phased, alfa-n system; 2 x Ø50 mm throttle bodies with Weber IWP 189 injectors, Lambda probe.
Ignition / Starting
- / electric
80.8 kW 110 hp @ 7500 rpm
108 Nm @ 6400 rpm
Transmission / Drive
5 Speed / shaft
Gear Ratio 1st 17/38 = 1 : 2.235 2nd 20/34 = 1 : 1.700 3rd 23/31 = 1 : 1.348 4th 26/29 = 1 : 1.115 5th 31/30 = 1 : 0.968 6th 29/25 = 1 : 0.862
Clutch Single plate with integrated flexible couplings
Frame High tensile steel tubular twin cradle
Upside down Ø 43 mm fully adjustable forks (spring preload and hydraulic for rebound and compression) with mounting for radial calipers. 120mm wheel travel.
Progressive single swingarm, fully adjustable monoshock with separate gas reservoir spring preload and hydraulic for rebound and compression. 110mm wheel travel.
2x 320 mm discs 4 piston calipers
Single 282mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tyre : 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre : 180/55 ZR17
Seat Height 800 mm
Dry-Weight : 222 kg
Fuel Capacity 16.7 Litres