Moto Guzzi V 1000G5 California (1980)

The Moto Guzzi V 1000G5 California is a 1980 motorcycle with a four stroke, 90 degree V twin engine. The engine has a 949 cc capacity with a compression ratio of 9.2:1. The bike features 2x Dell’Orto VHB30 CD/CS carburetors and is cooled by air. It has a maximum power output of 67 hp and a maximum torque of 64.6 Nm. The clutch is a dry multi plate design and the bike has a 5 speed transmission with a shaft final drive. The frame is a duplex cradle, disassemblable design and the front suspension is telescopic forks, while the rear suspension is a swinging fork. The bike has front and rear brakes, with two 300mm discs at the front and a single 242mm disc at the rear. The front and rear tires are 100/90 H18 and 110/90 H18 respectively. The dry weight of the bike is 220 kg and it has a fuel capacity of 24 litres.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Moto Guzzi V 1000G5 California

Year: 1980 –

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 Dell’Orto VHB30 CD/CS carburetors
Lubrication: By pressure pump
Ignition: Battery & coil
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 67 hp / 49 kW @ 6700 rpm
Max Torque: 64.6 Nm / 47.7 lb-ft @ 5750 rpm
Clutch: Dry multi plate
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Frame: Duplex cradle, disassemblable

Front Suspension: Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension: Swinging fork
Front Brakes: 2x 300mm discs
Rear Brakes: Single 242mm disc
Front Tyre: 100/90 H18
Rear Tyre: 110/90 H18
Dry Weight: 220 kg / 486 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 24 Litres / 6.3 US gal

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