Moto Guzzi V7 III For Sale
What Is It?
The third iteration of the retro Moto Guzzi V7 launched in 2017 and is powered by a Euro 4 compliant air-cooled 744 cc 90° V-Twin engine, producing 51 bhp at 6,200 rpm and maximum torque at 4,900 rpm. Unusually the engine is mounted transversely and final drive is via shaft.
- Steel tubular frame with Aluminium swingarm
- 320 mm disc up front with Brembo four piston caliper
- 260 mm disc at the rear with two piston caliper
- Dual channel ABS
- 40 mm fork with 130 mm travel
- Dual Kayaba rear shocks with adjustable pre-load and 93 mm travel (96 mm for Racer)
- Traction control with Road / Rain / Off modes
- 6 speed gearbox with gear position indicator
- 2->2 exhaust system
Compared to the second generation V7II power is up around 4 bhp from a re-designed Euro 4 friendly engine however peak torque is roughly 2,000 rpm higher up the range, there are new side fairings with model specific graphics, new Kayaba shocks, a learner friendly 20 mm lower seat and as a byproduct of Euro 4 compliance two ride modes.
Minor improvements include slightly more dynamic steering geometry, reinforced front frame, 40 mm wider mirrors and protruding fuel cap. You can tell the V7III from the V7II by the horizontal stripes on the cylinder head.
The 18" front wheel takes a 100/90 tyre and the rear 17" a 130/80.
Options include the media platform for connecting the bike to a mobile app, red shock springs, Aluminium side fairings, side tank protectors, screen, injector heat shields, panniers, luggage rack, top box, comfort seat and billet levers.
The base model keeps the non-spoked wheels but now also differentiates from the other models by only having one of the round dash clocks and black exhaust, whereas the others all have two clocks and wire spoked wheels.
Colours: Black, blue, green, yellow
The Special gets you wire spoked wheels, Chrome exhausts, Chrome shock springs, vintage seat, colour coded fender and two-tone paint with fuel tank stripe and Chrome pillion grab handle.
Colours: Black/green, blue/black
Anniversario (50th): £9,000
Special limited edition of 750 units which are essentially as per the Special but with a very shiny Chrome tank, brown seat and edition number plate on the top yoke.
The limited edition racer gets a red painted frame, lower bars, fully adjustable Ohlins rear shocks, seat hump with number boards, spoked wheels with beefier tyres, mini fly screen, satin finish shiny tank and black exhausts. The seat hump is actually an easily removable cover, so once detached the bike takes a pillion.
Milano (2018): £9,000
Cast wheels, grey colour scheme and pillion grab rail.
Rough (2018 on): £8,600
Knobbly tyres, wire spoked wheels, fork gaiters, blacked out exhaust, unique seat and grey colour scheme.
Carbon (2018): £8,800
Limited edition of 1,921 individually numbered bikes to celebrate the year Moto Guzzi started. Red cylinder heads, red calipers, blacked out exhaust, Carbon side panels / mudguards and plush Alcantara seat with red detailing.
Limited Edition (2018)
New version of the Seven-Fifty with Chromium tank, Carbon fenders, black seat and black cast wheels. 500 units will be produced.
Stone S (2020)
750 unit limited edition with LED lighting, shiny Chrome tank with black leather strap and bar end mirrors.
Racer 10th Anniversary (2020)
Celebrating the 2010 model this limited edition reboot gets a shiny Chrome tank with leather strap, bar end mirrors, cafe racer style seat hump / low bars / headlight fairing, LED lighting, number boards and a production number stamp.Did You Know?
The V7III celebrates 50 years since the original V7.
Review In A Few
- Easy maintenance
- Learner friendly
- Build quality
- Unique style
- Non-adjustable fork
- Stiff competition
Launch RRP: £8,000
Capacity: 744 cc (average)
Power: 51 bhp / 38 kW (average)
Red Line: 8,000 rpm (average)
Top Speed: 100 mph / 161 km/h (average)
Economy: 50 mpg / 5.6 L/100km (average)
Range: 230 miles / 370 km (high)
Fuel Capacity: 21.0 litres / 4.6 gallons (very high)
Seat Height: 770 mm / 30.3 inches (low)
Wet Weight: 209 kg / 461 pounds (heavy)
Dry Weight: 189 kg / 417 pounds
Power to Weight: 0.244 bhp/kg / 0.182 kW/kg
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