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The 2019 Model Year 2019 of this eclectic and essential version forsakes any chromium detail to embrace the darkness of matt black paint, paired with a saddle that has a passenger grab strap. The headlight frame is not chromium, but black, the front mudguard is painted to match the fuel tank, the logo on the side panels has been completely renewed, as has the eagle that decorates the tank, now done in a particular burnished finish. The total “dark matt” look characterizes the V7 III and distinguishes it from the other versions, but that is not the only difference. V7 III Stone also boasts alloy wheels and single circular display instrumentation. The front mudguard is shortened to enhance the essential nature of this model.

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Wheels Motorcycles

First Drove, Fengate, PE1 5BJ


Why buy from Wheels Motorcycles

Wheels Motorcycles showroom

East Anglia's largest motorcycle and scooter dealership including the areas only Aprilia centre. Taz has a reputation of outstanding service supplying new and used motorcycles and scooters and that will indeed continue under our new name of Wheels Motorcycles. Our fantastic service centre and clothing department with the UKs largest Alpinestars store, stocks all the top names in clothing and accessories. And with Goldstar motorcycle training on site Wheels Motorcycles really is a complete bike experience.

MCN Rating 4 out of 5 View full MCN ratings
Owners' Rating 4 out of 5 View full owners' ratings

MCN overall review verdict: Adding traction control to an air-cooled Moto Guzzi with less than 50bhp initially appears rather pointless. Then consider the natural environment for the V7: the sometimes cobbled city streets of Paris or Milan. Add some wet weather and you have to question why more learner-friendly bikes don’t have it. Guzzi have also added ABS and as such the V7 becomes the first A2 licence-compatible bike to have both as standard. It doesn’t end there: the Italian firm has also moved the engine further forward, which not only changes central mass but increases leg room, as do lowered foot-pegs (by 25mm) and a lowered seat (from 805mm to 790mm). Again there are three models to choose from: the standard Stone, the slightly tickled Special and the Racer. Each bike shares the same platform, the same engine, brakes, rider aids; everything. The new V7 isn’t outstanding at any one thing, but it very versatile, useable and has character and looks, all very unusual for an A2 bike. It’s practical, easy and there’s no reason you couldn’t go touring around Europe on it. You don’t just have to have an A2 licence to want a new V7.  In May 2019 the firm announced a new Night Pack for the Stone. Additions to the kit roster include full LED lights, a shorter rear mudguard, and a dedicated saddle with the Moto Guzzi logo embroidered. At the same time, a pair of new colours were released - Onyx Black and Crystal Grey - as a nod to the firm's V750 S3 from 1975.

Running costs
Insurance group -
Annual road tax £91
Annual service cost £400
Max power 47 bhp
Max torque 44 ft-lb
Top speed -
1/4-mile acceleration -
Average fuel consumption 55 mpg
Tank range 140 miles
Quick specs
Engine size 744cc
Engine type Air-cooled, 4v V-twin
Frame type Steel tube cradle
Fuel capacity 22 litres
Seat height 790mm
Bike weight 189kg

Figures shown are for the standard model and so may differ from bike being sold

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Important Information

* With Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) you have the option at the end of the agreement to:
1) return the motorcycle and not pay the Optional Final Repayment. If the motorcycle has exceeded the maximum agreed mileage a charge for excess mileage will apply – in this example 6p per mile + VAT for any excess mileage up to 4,999 miles and 12p per mile + VAT for any excess mileage exceeding 4,999 miles If the motorcycle is in good condition (fair wear and tear accepted) and has not exceeded the maximum agreed mileage you will have nothing further to pay;
2) pay the Optional Final Repayment to own the motorcycle or
3) part exchange the motorcycle subject to settlement of your existing credit agreement; new credit agreements are subject to status.