Moto Guzzi V85 TT For Sale
What Is It?
The Moto Guzzi V85 is a premium shaft driven adventure bike and is powered by a Euro 4 compliant air-cooled 853 cc transversely mounted 90° V-Twin engine, producing 79.1 bhp at 7,750 rpm and maximum torque at 5,000 rpm (90% from just 3,750 rpm).
- Steel tubular frame with Aluminium swingarm
- Dual 320 mm discs up front with Brembo four piston calipers
- 260 mm disc at the rear with two piston caliper
- Continental ABS system
- Adjustable 41 mm upside down fork with 170 mm travel
- Adjustable rear piggyback shock with 170 mm travel
- Ride Modes: Road, Rain, Off-Road
- Traction control
- Cruise control
- Belly pan
- Luggage rack
- Side stand
- USB charging port to left of dash
- LED indicators with auto-off
- 6 speed gearbox with gear position indicator
Power makes its way to the rear wheel via shaft drive and while the engine clearly shares some history with the V9 lump it's a brand new design which is, quite remarkably, still air-cooled.
It's a big step for Moto Guzzi who will be using it as a platform for a whole family of new bikes going forward and equipment is pretty up to date with a large 4.3" colour TFT dash, LED running light and adjustable levers. Off-Road mode minimises traction control and turns off the ABS system at the rear.
The 19" wire-spoked front wheel takes a Metzeler Tourance 110/80 tyre at the front and a 17" 150/70 at the rear.
Accessories include the Aluminium luggage system, Ohlins rear shocks, multimedia system, upgraded mirrors, LED fog lights, crash bars, tall screen, centre stand and the usual Arrow exhaust system.
- 2019-2020: Blue, grey, red, red/white, red/yellow/white
- 2021: Black, red/white, orange/white/red, green/silver (100th)
Tutto Terreno (TT) means All Terrain.
Launch RRP: £10,900
Capacity: 853 cc (average)
Power: 79 bhp / 59 kW (average)
Red Line: 8,000 rpm (average)
Top Speed: 110 mph / 177 km/h (high)
Economy: 55 mpg / 5.1 L/100km (average)
Range: 280 miles / 451 km (very high)
Fuel Capacity: 23.0 litres / 5.1 gallons (very high)
Seat Height: 830 mm / 32.7 inches (average)
Wet Weight: 229 kg / 505 pounds (heavy)
Dry Weight: 208 kg / 459 pounds
Power to Weight: 0.345 bhp/kg / 0.257 kW/kg
Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (Very High)
Review In A Few
- Cool LED running light
- Build quality
- TFT dash
- High centre of gravity
- Needs a front hugger
- Can get hot in traffic
2020: £12,000 Travel edition launched with a brown/red/black colour scheme, the tall screen, plastic/Aluminium panniers, LED fog lights, heated grips, Michelin Anakee Adventure tyres and connectivity. We reckon it's the best looking V85 TT so far.
2021: Euro 5 compliant, improved low end torque, new 1.5 kg lighter tubeless wheels and two additional ride modes (Sport and Custom).
100th Centenario special edition launched with a brown leather seat, gold finish eagle and green/silver colour scheme. Check out this video from Moto Guzzi.
Check out this video review from TheMissendenFlyer.
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