Moto Guzzi Mille 1000GT (1987)

The Moto Guzzi Mille 1000GT was a motorcycle model released in 1987, featuring a longitudinally mounted 949 cc four-stroke V-twin engine with 4 valves per cylinder and a 9.2:1 compression ratio. The bike had a maximum power output of 67 hp at 6700 rpm, and maximum torque of 6.6 kgf-m at 5750 rpm. The clutch was a dry twin-plate diaphragm unit mounted on the crankshaft end, and the transmission was a 5-speed manual. The Mille 1000GT had a unique final drive system, with the shaft contained within the right side pivoted fork leg and a 4.71:1 reduction ratio. The frame was a duplex cradle design, disassemblable for maintenance. Suspension consisted of telescopic forks in the front and 2 Koni shocks at the rear with 5 position preload adjustment. Braking was provided by dual 300mm front discs and a single 240mm disc in the rear. The bike had a 25-liter fuel capacity and achieved an average fuel economy of 18.1 km/lit. The Mille 1000GT could accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 13.2 seconds and had a top speed of 189.7 km/h. The dry weight was 220 kg and the wet weight was 229 kg.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Moto Guzzi Mille 1000 GT

Year: 1987

Engine: Four stroke, 90 degreesV twin, longitudinally mounted, OHV, 4 valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 949 cc / 57.9 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 88 x 78 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
Induction: 2x 30mm Dell’Orto VHB with air filltering and inlet silencer
Lubrication: By pressure pump
Ignition: Current distributor
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 67 hp / 49 kW @ 6700 rpm
Max Power Rear Tyre: 62 hp / @ 6700 rpm
Max Torque: 6.6 kgf-m @ 5750 rpm
Clutch: Dry twin plate diaphragm unit mounted on crankshaft end
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft, within right side pivoted fork leg. 4.71:1 reduction

Frame: Duplex cradle, disassemblable
Front Suspension: Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension: 2x Koni, 5 position preload
Front Brakes: 2x 300mm discs
Rear Brakes: Single 240mm disc
Front Tyre: 110/90-V18
Rear Tyre: 120/90 -V18
Dry Weight: 220 kg / 485 lbs
Wet Weight: 229 kg / 504 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 25 Litres / 6.0 US gal
Consumption Average: 18.1 km/lit
Braking 60 – 0 / 100 – 0: 13.3 m / 41.1 m
Standing 1/4 Mile: 13.2 sec / 157.9 km/h
Top Speed: 189.7 km/h

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