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New in Israel: Moto Gozzi's grand touring sport - voila! vehicle


Moto Guzzi's top touring sports motorcycle has arrived in Israel. On a new platform, but maintaining the traditional Moto Guzzi engine configuration. The price: from NIS 110,000

Moto Guzzi V100, the number indicates the engine volume and the manufacturer's birthday (photo: manufacturer's website)

Italians and timing is a very complex story.

Look at the Moto Guzzi V100 for example.

The motorcycle was announced in September 2021, presented in November of that year, went into production in early 2022 and lands in Israel now, in early 2023. And the story about times here is important because this model, besides being a motorcycle in a very important category, is to some extent also a celebration of the manufacturer's 100th birthday, from there, as The name comes from the volume of its engine.

The V100 uses a completely new platform from the manufacturer, inside it also sits a completely new engine and for the first time - liquid cooled and a double overhead camshaft.

The rest of the components are from the familiar repertoire of Moto Guzzi - two cylinders in a V configuration with a longitudinal crankshaft that transmits the power through a drive shaft.

The volume - 1,042 cc, the power is 115 hp and 10.6 kg.

A completely new platform that will serve additional motorcycles at the manufacturer (photo: manufacturer website)

In terms of dimensions and assemblies, the V100 with a double front disc 320 mm in front and a single 280 in the back, the wheelbase is 1,475, relatively short for a touring motorcycle and at least on paper should ensure good turning capabilities. The steering angle is 24.7 degrees and the wheelbase is 104 m "M.

The fuel tank with a volume of 17 liters and another 3 liters for the reserve should achieve a generous riding range.

The dry weight is 212 and the wet is 233 kg. The standard seat comes in at 815 mm with lower (800 mm) or higher (835 mm) seat options available.

The V100 is Moto Guzzi's most advanced motorcycle even in the systems that are in the shell of the vehicle.

It is equipped with a car-by-wire throttle, which, together with measurement control on six axes (length, width, tilt) enables tilting ABS, 4 riding modes, 3 engine management maps when the aerodynamic wings on top of the fuel tank change their angle according to the riding position.

According to the manufacturer, they make it possible to reduce air resistance by 22%, in addition, the front reflector is also electrically adjustable.

The headlights with a beam turn in the direction of the turn, in the top version the motorcycle will be equipped with Ohlins semi-active shock absorbers and more.

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On the fuel tank are wings that change the angle depending on the riding position (photo: manufacturer's website)

The model comes in two trim levels, with the regular one costing NIS 109,000 and above it will be the S version where you will find the semi-active suspension, the quickshifter, heated handles and mobile connectivity that allows the mobile phone to become part of the motorcycle's dashboard, although mounting a smartphone on top of a motorcycle It is not recommended and may damage the mobile processor and the delicate photo sensors due to the vibrations.

This version will cost NIS 123,000.

In terms of competition, the V100 will have to find its place among tools that try to combine the upright and comfortable riding position of an Adventure with the handling characteristics of road bikes.

The list includes the Kawasaki 1000SX, Honda NT1100, BMW F900 XR, the cheapest of them at NIS 95,000, and the Yamaha Tracer 9 GT, which is even cheaper with a price tag of NIS 86,000.

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Source: walla

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