MOTO GUZZI V7 III Rough.
A revolution. In 1967 the Moto Guzzi V7, the first Italian superbike, made its market début and radically changed the world of motorcycles to the delight of experts and the public alike. Designed by Giulio Cesare Carcano, the V7 adopted the innovative 90° transverse V-twin engine with 703 cc displacement, a record at that time, and immediately became the world ambassador for Moto Guzzi prestige, elegance and reliability.
At Mandello del Lario, technical research reached new levels: in 1969 engine displacement was increased to 757 cc, with a significant improvement in top performance levels. The V7 Sport became the first mass-produced sports bike to exceed the 200 km/h limit. Over the next decades, the popularity of the V7 stimulated the development of new versions such as the V7 Classic (2007) and the V7 Café Classic sports model (2009). In 2010, the spotlight shone on the V7 Racer, an authentic mass-produced 750 cc special, whose design was inspired by developments from the 1970s based on the V7 Sport. The new V7 range, with a new high-efficiency engine, starred in 2012.
In 2014, the V7 II came onto the scene. Its design combined traditional lines and the requirements of a contemporary motorbike, the evolution of the 90° V-twin is linked to enhanced safety, construction quality and riding pleasure. The V7 II Stone, V7 II Special and V7 II Racer models in a limited edition were joined two years later by the Stornello, a lightweight off-road model. In this exciting on-going race, whose unique blend of style and technology won the hearts of generations of bikers, the V7 reached its 50th birthday with the V7 III, Stone, Special and Racer, a range full of emotions and new features, which celebrates the event with the V7 III Anniversario commemorative model.
In 2018 the V7 III family grows with the new CARBON, ROUGH and MILANO special versions, three new models distinguished by different packages obtained through the originality and skill of introducing a series of special parts that give each bike a very different connotation and a unique character. V7 III Rough, Milano and Carbon represent a homage to customization.
Moto Guzzi V7 III ROUGH Technical Data: