Moto Guzzi 1000SPIII (1990-92)

The Moto Guzzi 1000 SPIII motorcycle was produced from 1990-1992. It features a four-stroke, 90 degrees V twin alloy engine with a capacity of 949 cc and a compression ratio of 9.5:1. The engine has a pushrod operated valve system, with clearance set by screws and locknuts. The bike has a power output of 71 hp at 6800 rpm and a max torque of 77 Nm at 3200 rpm. The transmission is a five-speed manual with a final drive shaft. The front suspension is a Moto Guzzi telescopic fork and the rear suspension is a swing arm with hydraulic Koni shock. Braking is provided by two 300mm discs at the front and a single 270mm disc at the rear. The bike has a dry weight of 230 kg and a fuel capacity of 22.5 liters. The average fuel consumption is 16.8 km/lit. Braking distance from 60-0 is 13.4 meters and 100-0 is 39.9 meters. The standing quarter-mile takes 13.5 seconds with a top speed of 154.2 km/h, while the top speed of the bike is 188.1 km/h.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Moto Guzzi 1000 SPIII

Year: 1990 – 92

Engine: Four stroke, 90 degrees V twin alloy, longitudinally mounted, OHV, 2 valve per cylinder, All plain bearing engine with two mains and split shell big ends. One piece forged crankshaft. Steel con-rod split across big end eye. Valve operation: Pushrod from camshaft between cylinder bases in crankcase. Clearance by screw and locknut on rocker tips
Capacity: 949 cc / 57.9 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 88 x 78 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
Induction: 2x 36mm Dell’Orto carburettors
Ignition: Electronic
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 71 hp / 52 kW @ 6800 rpm
Max Torque: 77 Nm / 56.7 lb-ft @ 3200 rpm
Clutch: Double plate, dry type
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Front Suspension: Moto Guzzi telescopic fork
Rear Suspension: Swing arm with hydraulic Koni shock

Front Brakes: 2x 300mm discs
Rear Brakes: Single 270mm disc
Front Tyre: 110/90 V18
Rear Tyre: 120/90 V18
Dry Weight: 230 kg / 506 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 22,5 Litres / 5,9 US gal
Consumption Average: 16.8 km/lit
Braking 60 – 0 / 100 – 0: 13.4 m / 39.9 m
Standing 1/4 Mile: 13.5 sec / 154.2 km/h
Top Speed: 188.1 km/h

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