Moto Guzzi, a motorcycle brand from Italy, will celebrate its 100th anniversary this year (2021). To commemorate this, Moto Guzzi released the Centenario special editions of V7, V9 and V85 TT. The Centenario special edition is specially designed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of its birth, inspired by the legendary 8-cylinder engine.
Symbolic design with 100 years of history
The elegant and attractive special color of the Centenario special edition can recall the glorious history of Moto Guzzi. Moto Guzzi started participating in motorcycle races as early as 1921, and after winning the Targa Florio race in the same year, he embarked on a long undefeated journey until he voluntarily withdrew from motorcycle races in 1957. During the period he won amazing 14 GP world championships and 11 Tourist trophies.
As for the design inspiration for this Centenario special edition, the legendary car Otto Cilindri was jointly developed by the race team’s technicians Umberto Todero, Enrico Cantoni and Cesare Carcano in 1955. The Otto Cilindri is equipped with an 8-cylinder engine and a top speed of 275km/h. /h.
▲Otto Cilindri (V8 500cc)
Although the Centenario special edition uses elements such as satin metal fuel tank, green fairing and leather cushion similar to Otto Cilindri, the main style is reinterpreted through modern techniques of matting and metallic primary colors to express the robustness and reliability of Moto Guzzi, It not only has extremely elegant colors, but also the essence of sports.
In addition, the golden eagle emblem on the fuel tank, the commemorative emblem on the front soil and the side cover of the body not only highlight the special details of the 100th anniversary commemorative model, but also emphasize the importance of details as an Italian brand.
V7 Stone Centenario
V9 Bobber Centenario
V85 TT Centenario
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