Moto Guzzi 254 (1977-81)

The Moto Guzzi 254 was a 1977-81 motorcycle powered by a four-stroke, transverse four-cylinder, OHV engine with a capacity of 231cc. It had a compression ratio of 11.5:1 and was cooled by air. Induction was achieved through four 18mm Dell’Orto VHB carbs, with the ignition provided by battery induction. The 254 had a maximum power output of 27.8 hp/19.7 kW at 10,500 rpm and a maximum torque output. Transmission was a five-speed, with the final drive being delivered via a chain. It had telescopic hydraulic forks as its front suspension, while the rear suspension was a swinging fork and shock absorber set up. The braking system consisted of a single disc at the front and drum at the back, with the 254 rolling on 18-inch wheels with front and rear tyre sizes of 2.75- and 3.00-inches. Its wheelbase was 1270mm, and it weighed in at 126.5 kg (275.6 lbs) dry with a fuel capacity of 8.5 litres (2.2 US gal).

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Moto Guzzi 254

Year: 1977 – 81

Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, OHV, 2 valve per cylinder
Capacity: 231 cc / 14.1 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 44 x 38 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 11.5:1
Induction: 4x 18mm Dell’Orto VHB carbs
Ignition: Battery induction
Max Power: 27.8 hp / 19.7 kW @ 10500 rpm
Max Torque:
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Telescopic hydraulic forks
Rear Suspension: Swinging fork and shock absorbers
Front Brakes: Single disc

Rear Brakes: Drum
Front Tyre: 2.75 -18
Rear Tyre: 3.00 -18
Wheelbase: 1270 mm /
Dry Weight: 126.5 kg / 275.6 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 8.5 Litres / 2.2 US gal

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