Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans Mark II (1978-80)

The Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans Mark II was a motorcycle produced between 1978 and 1980. It had a four-stroke, 90-degree V-twin engine with a capacity of 844cc and a compression ratio of 10.2:1. The bike had two 36mm Dell’Orto carburetors and an oil-driven pump with a full-flow oil filter. The bike had electric starting and could reach a maximum power of 73 hp or 53.7 kW at 7700 rpm. Its torque was 76.4 Nm, or 56.4 lb-ft, at 6600 rpm. The bike weighed 196 kg or 433 lbs and had a wheelbase of 1473 mm or 58 in. The front brake had two 310mm discs, while the rear brake had a single 242mm disc. The bike had a fuel capacity of 22.5 litres or 4.8 gallons.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans Mark II

Year: 1978 – 80

Engine: Four stroke, 90 degrees V twin, longitudinally mounted, OHV pushrod, 2 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 844 cc / 51.5 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 83 x 78 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 10.2:1
Lubrication: Gear driven oil pump with replaceable full flow oil filter
Induction: 2x 36mm Dell’Orto carburetors
Ignition: Battery with double contact breakers and coils
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 73 hp / 53.7 kW @ 7700 rpm
Max Torque: 76.4 Nm / 56.4 lb-ft @ 6600 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Frame: Duplex cradle
Front Suspension: Oil damped telescopic fork

Rear Suspension: Swing arm with 3-pos preload
Front Brakes: 2x 310mm discs
Rear Brakes: Single 242mm disc
Front Tyre: 3.50 H18
Rear Tyre: 4.10 V18
Wheelbase: 1473 mm / 58 in
Seat Height: 762 mm / 30 in
Dry Weight: 196 kg / 433 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 22.5 Litres / 4.8 gal

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