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Oct 18, 2012

Moto Guzzi Presents Its 2013 Lineup

A 2013 Moto Guzzi Griso 8V SE.
Guzzi offers an eclectic range of fine Italian motorcycles to fit any rider

New York, October 18, 2012 - Retro-inspired café racers, aggressive naked bikes, adventure-touring machines, and long-distance sport-tourers are all part of diverse 2013 Moto Guzzi product line. Such a varied line up gives riders of all stripes the opportunity to experience the unique and soulful offerings of Europe's oldest continuously operating motorcycle manufacturer.

The latest motorcycles to come from the production line of the original Moto Guzzi factory in Mandello Del Lario, Italy are the 2013 V7 Racer, V7 Stone and V7 Special. These three models were inspired by Moto Guzzi's café racer heritage and historic culture. The new V7 models skillfully reinterpret the iconic 1967 V7 Sport, with a jaw-dropping blend of vintage craftsmanship and modern technology.

V7 Racer

The 2013 V7 Racer is an ode to café racer motorcycles from the '50s and '60s with the performance of a modern machine. The V7 Racer has a new 750cc, 90-degree V-Twin motor with increased torque, horsepower and throttle response. The new V7 Racer features a myriad of unique style attributes"”from a chrome fuel tank studded with red Moto Guzzi badges and finished with a handsome leather strap, to a suede leather seat with an aerodynamic seat cowl and '70s-style racer number plates. The V7 Racer is perfect for an adventurous rider with an eye for design and a wild streak. The 2013 V7 Racer is available in Chrome.

MSRP is $9,990 and is now available at Moto Guzzi dealerships across the United States.


V7 Stone

The 2013 Moto Guzzi V7 Stone is the sibling to the V7 Racer, perfect for riders that want to make a more subdued and classic style statement. The V7 Stone features the same new and more powerful, 750cc, 90-degree V-Twin motor and new lightweight, six split spoke alloy wheels. The matte black tank and the chrome accents make the V7 Stone a showstopper at any café, restaurant or local hot spot. The 2013 V7 Stone is available in Matte Black and Pure White.

MSRP is $8,390 and will be available in late-October at Moto Guzzi dealerships across the United States.


V7 Special

Just like its predecessor, the V7 Special wrapped in a two-tone color scheme and equipped with spoked wheels with aluminum wheels. The new engine, significantly more powerful, is perfectly suited for medium range touring and contributes to low fuel consumption and greater tank capacity. It proves a worthy touring machine with bags and windshield, accessories which go well with the overall design of the V7 Special.

MSRP is $8,990 and will be available in January of 2013 at Moto Guzzi dealerships across the United States.


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 model year 2013 black/silver color concept in a matte tone that flows elegantly with the numerous black painted metal elements such as the frame, wheels, steering plates, handlebar and instrument panel covers. With 110 horsepower and 80 ft. lbs. of torque, the Griso 8V SE was made for canyon carving, surprising even the most seasoned sportbike rider with its power and handling.

MSRP is $12,690 and is now available at Moto Guzzi dealerships across the United States.


Stelvio 1200 NTX

Moto Guzzi's adventure-tourer has returned with a vengeance. The Stelvio has reached a new level thanks to the technical and functional upgrades on the new Stelvio 1200 NTX. Named after the famous Stelvio Pass in the Italian Alps with 84 amazing hairpin corners, the Stelvio 1200 NTX brings together Guzzi character with state-of-the-art performance and design. The Stelvio 1200 NTX boasts an 8.5 gallon fuel tank, selectable traction control system, and a host of standard features like 30 liter aluminum panniers, ABS, aluminum crash protection, hand guards and an extra-large windshield. The Stelvio 1200 NTX is an Adventure-Tourer loaded with value.

MSRP is $15,990 and will be available in the Winter of 2012 at Moto Guzzi dealerships across the United States.


Norge GT 8V

Named in celebration of Moto Guzzi's 4000-mile journey to the Arctic Circle in 1928, the Moto Guzzi Norge GT 8V is born to satisfy riding pleasure without giving up comfort: fast and exciting to ride like a street bike, comfortable and safe just as a touring bike. The Norge GT 8V offers 102 hp and 1200 cc's of displacement with standard touring essentials such as heated grips, electrically adjustable windscreen, side bags and ABS.

MSRP is $16,290 and will be available in the Winter of 2012 at Moto Guzzi dealerships across the United States.


Moto Guzzi History

Moto Guzzi has maintained a reputation as one of the world's most prominent manufacturers of motorcycle. The company was founded in 1921 on the shores of Lake Como in the village of Mandello del Lario , Italy, where the motorcycles are still manufactured today.

For more information on any of the Moto Guzzi models please visit motoguzzi-us.com and the all-new Guzzi microsite, motoguzzioriginals.com, which provides users with insights on Guzzi's history and heritage from the perspective of Moto Guzzi designers, owners and of course, the Guzzisti.
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