This custom Moto Guzzi Bellagio celebrates the brand’s 100th anniversary

When we think Moto GuzziLooking back at the 100-year history of the V7 Sport, iconic models such as the Le Mans 850 and V8 500 GP come to mind immediately. Some associate the Mandello del Lario brand with new models such as: V9 And V85TTAlthough enthusiastic fans rarely know about Moto Guzzi’s Bellagio, the custom shop Guzzi Motobox turned to Custom Cruisers to commemorate the company’s 100th anniversary.

Bellagio’s short term, released in 2007 and deprecated in 2012, does not reflect the potential of the platform. Equipped with 935cc yoko guruma V-twinWith adjustable suspension and Brembo brakes, the Bellagio was a sleeper for many cruiser fans and Guzzisti. Apparently, that wasn’t the case for the Spanish-based Guzzi Motobox.

Is custom The build began when the client brought the 2011 Bellagio to a Tarragona workshop. In 2021, the 100th anniversary of Moto Guzzi, the team felt they could meet the demands of their clients and at the same time respect the brand’s milestones. To reduce the performance and aesthetics of the Bellagio cruiser, Motobox replaced the can with a cafe racer bodywork, sharpened the shape of the steering neck and created a new subframe.

Ah Yamaha R1 The front donor wheels have sharp handling and the rear magnesium wheels have reduced load. Motobox cast stock Brembo calipers for Bellinger 6-piston billet aluminum binders and bonded them to discs with carbon cooling ducts. The chassis is completed with custom Orleans suspenders on both ends.

2011 Moto Guzzi Bellagio

2011 Moto Guzzi Bellagio

100th Anniversary Project: 2011 Moto Guzzi Bellagio --Aspects

100th anniversary project

Performance upgrades go beyond the chassis. Bellagio’s 935cc displacement wasn’t enough for the custom shop, so we installed new cylinders, pistons, connecting rods and crankshafts. With two 44mm Mikuni carburetors Akrapovič The exhaust system helped to adjust the updated lateral V-twin. The revision resulted in a 1,700cc engine capable of 142 horsepower and 118 lb-ft of torque.

Performance was at the heart of the 100th Anniversary project, but Motobox knew that custom cosmetics had to be right for the occasion.contemporary V7 Gas tank, remodeling Triumph Thruxton The fairing and brown leather saddle accentuate the Bellagio. The blue / gold paint scheme is a perfect match for gold accents and leather seats. The fiberglass aero wings do make the design modern, but the project still retains its classic aesthetic.

“The challenge was to build a Guzzi that rivals modern features, has the highest quality finish, and looks like a bike coming directly from the Mandello del Lario factory,” said Manel, co-owner of Guzzi Motobox. Segarra Capera acknowledged.

When you asked us, Capella and the crew did a great job.

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