Moto Guzzi Launches V9 Bobber Special Edition

Moto Guzzi Launches V9 Bobber Special Edition

© 2022, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. From a press release issued By Moto Guzzi:

MOTO GUZZI V9 BOBBER SPECIAL EDITION

THE NEW SPECIAL SERIES OF THE SPORTY CUSTOM FROM THE EAGLE BRAND FLAUNTS ITS DUAL BOLD AND ELEGANT SOUL WITH TRULY UNIQUE DETAILS

ALUMINIUM COMPONENTS, SLIP-ON EXHAUST AND A BRAND-NEW DARK LOOK ENHANCE THE CHARACTER OF A UNIQUE MOTORCYCLE

V9 Bobber is the sporty custom from Moto Guzzi that introduced the medium engine size bobber category. It’s a bike with a huge and authentic personality and a minimalistic style, characterized by the almost entirely total black look of every component and by large, oversize tires that ensure abundant contact on the ground, just like the ones mounted on the motorcycles in the second post-war American era that raced on fast dirt tracks, leading to the bobber phenomenon.

And it is precisely this authentic sporty heritage that characterizes the V9 Bobber Special Edition, the new special series from Moto Guzzi with a nocturnal look that stands out with its truly unique equipment package.

First and foremost, the new Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber Special Edition boasts a special Workshop twin-tone black and grey color scheme that enhances the metal teardrop fuel tank (which has a billet aluminum cap) and it also extends to the aluminum side panels. The bar-end mirrors mounted at the ends of the handlebar, along with the fork seals and the short front mudguard complete the equipment.

These elements amplify the sensation of perceived quality which is already high on the V9 models. The welds of the new frame and the quality of its paintwork are immaculately finished, as are the meticulous details of the 90° transverse V-twin engine, not only in terms of the casting but also the matt black that brings out the Moto Guzzi branding milled on the aluminum cylinder head covers.

It pays to look at the intimate details of this motorcycle, its touch conveying the construction tradition and culture so typical of the best Moto Guzzi models.

The unmistakable sound of the Moto Guzzi 850 twin cylinder is highlighted by the street-legal slip-on exhaust painted matte black, with the bottom in aluminum and characterized in the terminal part by a sleek, oblique shape.

Elegance and sportiness blend together in this special V9 Bobber version, characterized, as always, by a sporty, active, and extended riding position that is never sacrificed thanks to the on-board space, ideal even for the tallest riders. These qualities, along with the overall curb weight limited to just 210 kg and its seat height of just 785 mm, brilliantly emphasize the high level of comfort, control, and riding pleasure of a truly unique and unmistakable bike.

Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber Special Edition: technical specifications

 

 

ENGINE  
Type 90° V-twin, 4-stroke,

2 valves per cylinder

Cooling air and oil
Engine capacity 853 cc
Bore and stroke 84 x 77 mm
Compression ratio 10.5: 1
   
Maximum power 47.8 kW (65 HP) at 6,800 rpm (available in 35 kW version)
Torque 73 Nm at 5,000 rpm
Fuel system Marelli MIU single-body electronic injection, integrated management of traction control on 2 levels
Ignition electric
Exhaust system stainless steel, 2-in-2 type, three-way catalytic converter with double lambda probe
Emissions compliance Euro 5
   
TRANSMISSION  
Transmission 6 speeds (with overdrive top gear)
Gear ratio values 1st 16/39 = 1: 2.437
  2nd 18/32 = 1: 1.777
  3rd 21/28 = 1: 1.333
  4th 24/26 = 1: 1.083
  5th 25/24 = 1: 0.96
  6th 28/24 = 1: 0.857
   
Primary drive with helical teeth, ratio 21/25 = 1: 1.190)
Final drive double universal joint and double bevel gear units (8/33 ratio = 1: 4.125)
Clutch Ø 170 mm single disc with integrated flexible couplings

 

 

   
CHASSIS ARCHITECTURE  
Chassis ALS steel twin tube cradle frame
Wheelbase 1465 mm
Trail 117 mm
Headstock angle 26.4°
Steering angle 38°
Front suspension standard fork, Ø 40 mm
Rear suspension swingarm with two shock absorbers, with adjustable spring preload
Front brake stainless steel floating disc, Ø 320 mm Brembo opposed four-piston calipers
Rear brake stainless steel floating disc, Ø 260 mm Brembo opposed two-piston calipers
Wheels Aluminum alloy
Front wheel rim 3.50” x 16”
Rear wheel rim 4.00” x 16”
Front tyre 130/90 – 16”
Rear tyre 150/80 B 16”
   
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM  
System voltage 12 V
Battery 12 V – 18 Ah
   
DIMENSIONS  
Length 2185 mm
Width 840 mm
Height 1120 mm
Seat height 785 mm
Dry weight 194 kg
Kerb weight*

 

210 kg

 

* Weight of bike ready to ride, will all fluids and no fuel

 

Fuel tank capacity 15 liters (including 4-liter reserve)

 

Consumption (WMTC cycle) 5.0 l/100 km
   
CO2 Emissions (WMTC cycle) 114 g/km

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