Moto Guzzi V7 Sport (1971-72)

The Moto Guzzi V7 Sport motorcycle was produced from 1971-72 and contained a four-stroke, 90-degree V-twin, longitudinally mounted engine with OHV and 2 valves per cylinder. The bike had a capacity of 748.4cc, a compression ratio of 9.8:1, and used 2x 30mm Dell’Orto VHB 30CD carburetors for induction. The ignition system used a battery with a double contact breaker with automatic advance and was started electrically. With a max power of 70hp / 32kW @ 6300 RPM and a 5-speed transmission, the V7 Sport could travel long distances comfortably at high speeds. The motorcycle had a front suspension consisting of telehydraulic forks, while the rear suspension was a swinging arm with hydraulic dampers with preload adjustments. The front brakes included two 220mm drums with double-sided twin leading shoes per side, while the rear brake contained a 220mm drum. The bike’s dimensions included a length of 2200 mm / 85 in, width of 710 mm / 28 in, and wheelbase of 1500 mm / 58 in. It had a seat height of 760 mm / 30 in and weighed 206 kg / 454 lbs dry and 227 kg / 500 lbs wet. With a fuel tank capacity of 17 litres / 4.4 US gal, the V7 Sport was a high-performance motorcycle built for endurance and power.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Moto Guzzi V-7 750 Sport

Year: 1971 – 72

Engine: Four stroke, 90 degrees V twin, longitudinally mounted, OHV, 2 valve per cylinder
Capacity: 748.4 cc / 45.6 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 83 x 70 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.8:1
Induction: 2x 30mm Dell’Orto VHB 30CD carburetors
Ignition: Battery with double contact breaker with automatic advance
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 70 hp / 32 kW @ 6300 rpm
Max Torque: NA
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Front Suspension: Telehydraulic forks
Rear Suspension: Swinging arm with hydraulic dampers preload adjustable
Front Brakes: 2x 220mm drum, Double-sided with twin leading shoes per side drum.

Rear Brakes: 220mm drum
Front Tyre: 90/90-18
Rear Tyre: 110/90-18
Dimensions: Length 2200 mm / 85 in Width 710 mm / 28 in
Wheelbase: 1500 mm / 58 in
Seat Height: 760 mm / 30 in
Dry Weight: 206 kg / 454 lbS
Wet Weight: 227 kg / 500 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 17 Litres / 4.4 US gal

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