Moto Guzzi Audace Carbon (2017)

The 2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Carbon has a 1380cc, four stroke, 90-degree V-twin engine with air and oil cooling, a wet sump lubrication system, and a compression ratio of 10.5:1. It has a phased electronic multipoint sequential injection fuel supply, electronic ignition, and a 6-speed transmission with final overdrive. The bike has a maximum power of 71 kW and a maximum torque of 121 Nm at 3000 rpm. It has a steel tubing frame with an elastic kinematic engine mounting system to reduce vibrations, a standard fork front suspension, and a swingarm with shock absorbers in the rear. The front brakes consist of two stainless steel floating discs with Brembo radial calipers, while the rear brake is a single stainless steel fixed disc with a Brembo floating caliper. The bike sits on an aluminum alloy 3.50 x 18 front wheel and a 6.00 x 16 rear wheel, with a front tire size of 130/70 R18 and rear tire size of 200/60 R16. The bike has a ground clearance of 165mm and a fuel capacity of 20.5 liters, with a reserve of 5 liters. The bike has a length of 2445mm, a width of 940mm, a height of 1180mm, and a wheelbase of 1685mm. The seat height is 740mm, but the optimal height is 720mm.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Moto Guzzi Audace Carbon

Year: 2017

Engine: Four stroke, 90 degrees V-twin, SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 1380 cc / 84.2 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 104 x 81.2 mm
Cooling System: Air and oil cooled
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1
Lubrication: Wet sump
Timing System Diagram: Intake valve opens 19 degrees BTDC (1-mm checking clearance) intake valve closes 55 degrees ABDC exhaust valve opens 49 degrees BBDC exhaust valve closes 12 degrees ATDC
Fuel Supply: Phased electronic multipoint sequential injection, Magneti Marelli IAW7SM; ride by wire 52 mm throttle body, IWP 243 Magneti Marelli injectors, double oxygen sensor, integrated management of 3 engine mappings, traction control, cruise control
Ignition: Electronic
Spark Plugs: NGK LMAR8F, 2 per cylinder
Starting: Electric
Exhaust system: Stainless steel, 2-in-2 type, three-way catalytic converter with double oxygen sensor, Euro 4
Battery: 12V – 18 Ah
Alternator: 12 V – 550 W
Max Power: 71 kW / 96 hp @ 6500 rpm

Max Torque: 121 Nm / 12.3 kgf-m / 89.2 ft/lb @ 3000 rpm
Clutch: Single-disc with integrated anti-vibration buffer
Transmission: 6 speed with final overdrive
Final Drive: Shaft
Gear Ratio: 1st 17:38 = 1:2.235 / 2nd 20:34 = 1:1.700 / 3rd 23:31 = 1:1.348 / 4th 26:29 = 1:1.115 / 5th 31:30 = 1:0.968 / 6th 30:24 = 1:0.8
Primary Drive: 26:35 = 1:1.346
Final Drive Ratio: Double cardan joint and fixed bevel gear seat, drive ratio 10:36 = 1:3.6
Frame: Steel tubing, closed double cradle with elastic kinematic engine mounting system to isolate vibrations.
Front Suspension: Standard fork, ~A45 mm, with radial caliper mounting bracket
Front Wheel Travel: 120 mm / 4.7 in
Rear Suspension: Swingarm with double shock absorber with adjustable extension and spring preload with remote tank
Rear Wheel Travel: 120 mm / 4.7 in
Front Brakes: 2 x ~A320 mm stainless steel floating discs, Brembo radial calipers with 4 horizontally opposed pistons
Rear Brakes: Single ~A282 mm stainless steel fixed disc, Brembo floating caliper with 2 parallel pistons
Front wheel: Aluminium alloy 3.50 x 18
Rear Wheel: Aluminium alloy 6.00 x 16
Front Tyre: 130/70 R18
Rear Tyre: 200/60 R16
Trail: 155 mm / 6.1 in
Headstock Angle: 32 degrees

Steering Angle: 38 degrees
Dimensions: Length: 2445 mm / 90.2 in Width: 940 mm / 37.0 in Height: 1180 mm / 46.5 in
Wheelbase: 1685 mm / 66.3 in
Seat Height: 740 mm / 29.1 in (Optimal 720 mm / 28.3 in)
Ground Clearance: 165 mm / 6.4 in
Fuel Capacity: 20.5 Litres / 4.7 US gal
Reserve: 5 Litres / 1.3 US gal

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