Since 1921, Moto Guzzi motorcycles have defined innovation and design that is as legendary as the people who ride them.
Timeless character, uncompromising craftsmanship and an independent spirit...this is the soul of a Moto Guzzi Original.
We invite you to explore the history and significance of the Moto Guzzi motorcycles as told through their designers, owners and
enthusiasts. Then, join us in discovering the style, gear and personalities that are defining the next generation of Originals, inspired
by and reflecting the soul and spirit of Moto Guzzi.
Here you'll find the history, style, gear and personalities that set
Moto Guzzi enthusiasts apart as true originals.
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Venier Customs designs are created through the art direction of Stefano Venier and builds are brought into reality through the hands of master mechanics. All the parts like seats, paints, leavers and others come from artisans from Italian shops and companies. Stefano Venier the owner and head designer of the company started to modify and drive motorcycles from an early age, always customizing whatever motorcycle or moped he was driving. We interviewed him to find out more about how it all started and why customizing bikes to him is like Christmas time. Continue reading
Isaac Hattem grew up in a family that loves motorcycles and scooters. His father first fell in love with a Vespa in the 1970s and it became his main means of transportation around New York City at the time. Then, in 2009, his dad bought a white V7 Classic. Having watched his father ride motorcycles since a young age while growing up in Westchester, NY, Isaac inherited the same passion as his dad and decided to ride as well. He works in New York City for a digital media valuation company but enjoys anything with a motor such as cars, Vespas, bikes and even chainsaws. During his spare time he can be found playing softball, exploring all Manhattan has to offer with his girlfriend, or cruisin' on his vintage Vespa.
This weekend Isaac took a Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring to Woodstock, Vermont. We hope you enjoy his story: Continue reading
Andrea Livio is a filmmaker born in northern Italy who has traveled the world and lived in many cities including Milan and Bogota. In 2010, he decided to leave his typical work routine behind and embark on a journey of a lifetime: a motorcycle trip across the world. He would leave from Stelvio, Italy and end the trip back at the same place; he titled his journey “Stelvio to Stelvio.” Read about his epic road trip on his Moto Guzzi Stelvio: Continue reading
The Moto Guzzi movement has never been defined by a single person.
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As Europe's oldest continuously operating motorcycle manufacturer, Moto Guzzi has a legendary tradition and heritage
unlike any other marquee. The elements of this tradition are one hundred percent Italian: including exotic, eye-catching
style, unique technology, and a spirit and character that is impossible to imitate. From the first bike we ever made to
today's latest models, every Moto Guzzi motorcycle is and always will be a classic. See the 2012 model line-up.
The minimalist design of the new California 1400 Custom ABS further enhances the presence of technological content which is simply not found on any other competitor: ride by wire throttle control with three maps, electronic cruise control, dual-channel ABS and MGCT traction control (the only cruiser in the world with all four of these technologies).
The California 1400 Touring continues the epic age of design and technology of the preceding generations. From the brand new 1380cc 90° V-Twin engine, the largest twin cylinder engine ever made in Europe, to ABS, electronic cruise control, traction control and ride-by-wire with three maps, to 35 liter panniers, meet the new gold standard on the touring market.
The Moto Guzzi V7 Racer offers the classic style of the Moto Guzzi marquee in a perfectly balanced mix of craftsmanship and technology. With a feisty motor, number plate, and solo saddle, the eye-catching V7 Racer harkens back to the glories of yesteryear--only topped off with modern engineering to make every turn a visceral experience.
For new or returning riders, or anyone who just wants a no frills, just thrills classic, the Moto Guzzi V7 Stone is a rock solid choice. With a lower seat height, striking colors, and a spirited engine that’s ready to roar, your two-wheeled dreams of conquering the road are about to be unleashed.
Looking for classic retro style with the guts and go-for-it attitude to do some touring, too? The Moto Guzzi V7 Special is your mount. Who says you need a big motorcycle to reach far-away places? On this classic, all you need are big dreams-and a wrist that’s ready to roll.
The Griso 8V SE might well be one of the most unique and captivating motorcycles to come out of the Mandello Del Lario factory. The bold character expressed in the nonconformist styling of the Griso is given further emphasis by the aggressive new black/silver color concept in a matte tone that flows elegantly with the numerous black painted metal elements such as the frame, wheels, steering plates, handlebar and instrument panel covers.
With 84 hairpin corners at an altitude over 9,000 feet, the Stelvio Pass in the Italian Alps is known as the "greatest driving road" in the world and it's also the testing ground for the Moto Guzzi Stelvio 1200 NTX ABS. This testing ground is built in to the Stelvio's blood, resulting in an adventure tourer that is tuned for high performance long- distance riding in custom comfort, especially with its 8.5 gallon gas tank. The Stelvio 1200 NTX brings together Moto Guzzi character with state-of-the-art performance and design. It comes standard with ABS and Automatic Traction Control, aluminum side bags, hand guards, heated grips and adjustable wind screen, saddle height, handlebar, clutch levers and foot pegs.
Named in celebration of a Moto Guzzi's 4000-mile journey to the Arctic Circle in 1928, the Moto Guzzi Norge GT8V is born to satisfy the driving pleasure without sacrificing comfort: fast and exciting to ride like a street bike, comfortable and safe just as a touring bike. This flagship touring model from Moto Guzzi boasts 1200cc's, 102 HP and standard touring essentials such as heated grips, electrically adjustable windscreen, side bags and ABS.
Moto Guzzi, Europe's oldest continuously operating motorcycle manufacturer, was founded in 1921 on the shores of Lake Como in the village of Mandello del Lario, Italy, where the motorcycles are still manufactured today. We invite you to find about more about the storied brand on the following websites.
Launched in 2011 to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of Moto Guzzi, MotoGuzziHeritage.com honor's the Guzzi heritage, engineering milestones and most importantly, its passionate owners and enthusiasts. Visit MotoGuzziHeritage.com and experience the Moto Guzzi enthusiast community plus contribute to the blog.
The elements of the retro Moto Guzzi V7 racer are 100% original and Italian: eye-catching style, spirit, and character combined with unique 90-degree V-Twin engine technology. Discover the legend, history and styling of the V7 Racer.