2012 Moto Guzzi V7 Racer Quick Look

2012 Moto Guzzi Motorcycle

Sporting number plates and a bright red frame, there is no question that the Moto Guzzi V7 Racer is a bold tribute to the Italian factory’s competition heritage.

Powered by a torquey, easy-to-ride 744cc air- cooled, pushrod, V-twin, the V7 Racer is about the experience, rather than pure performance.

Regardless, handling is still very complementary to the powerplant, and the Pirelli Sport Demon tires provide a confident feel for the road.

A massive single 320mm front disc slows the V7 Racer down from the speeds it will attain, with help from engine compression and a 260mm rear disc.

2012 Moto Guzzi V7 Racer Quick Stats:

  • ENGINE TYPE: Pushrod V-twin
  • BORE x STROKE: 80mm x 74mm
  • COMP. RATIO: 9.6:1
  • TRANSMISSION: 5-speed
  • RAKE: 27.5 degrees
  • CURB WEIGHT: 437 pounds
  • PRICE: $9790

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