Milan Show: Moto Guzzi unveils new V7

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Moto Guzzi has unveiled two new versions of its V7 Roadster at the Milan show, both also powered by an updated version of its 750cc Transverse V-Twin. 

The new engine is outwardly similar to the old version, but features an all-new top end, including head, pistons, and induction which boosts power and torque by 10 per cent (the current bike puts down 48bbhp/40ftlb) while also improving economy and emissions. 

The new bikes are this V7 racer styled by Miguel Galluzzi, designer of the original Ducati Monster. Although only a concept at this stage it could be set for production and features  a new half fairing seat unit, a host of cosmetic touches and, bizarrely, a drum front brake.

A version that will definitely go into production is a new V7 special intended as an up market tourer and features small screen, panniers, and retro two tone (brown and white) paint job.

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Phil West

By Phil West

MCN Contributor and bike tester.