Moto Guzzi 400 GTS

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Moto Guzzi 400 GTS
Manufacturer
Production 1974
Class Sport touring
Engine
Air cooled, four stroke, transverse four cylinder, OHV
Bore / Stroke 49.8mm x 49.8mm
Compression ratio 10.2:1
Horsepower 39.96 HP (29.8 KW) @ 9000RPM
Fuel System 4x20mm Dell'Orto VHB Carburetors
Ignition Battery induction
Transmission Gear box: 5-Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Suspension Front: Telescopic hydraulic forks
Rear: Swinging fork and shock absorbers
Brakes Front: Disc
Rear: Drum
Front Tire 3.00-18
Rear Tire 3.50-18
Weight 185.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 17 Liters / 4.5 US gal
Manuals Service Manual

The Moto Guzzi 400 GTS was a Air cooled, four stroke, transverse four cylinder, OHV Sport touring motorcycle produced by Moto Guzzi in 1974. Claimed horsepower was 39.96 HP (29.8 KW) @ 9000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

A 49.8mm bore x 49.8mm stroke result in a displacement of just 397.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-Speed transmission.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.00-18 front tire and a 3.50-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Disc in the front and a Drum in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic hydraulic forks while the rear was equipped with a Swinging fork and shock absorbers.

1974 - 1979 Moto Guzzi 400 GTS[edit]

1974 - 1979 Moto Guzzi 400 GTS 1974 - 1979 Moto Guzzi 400 GTS 1974 - 1979 Moto Guzzi 400 GTS 1974 - 1979 Moto Guzzi 400 GTS 1974 - 1979 Moto Guzzi 400 GTS

The 400 GTS is the bike with very similar to the 350 GTS aesthetics. The main novelties are the displacement, which is from 350 cc to 400 cc, and a front brake double standard disc, which allowed a greater stability and especially to be in step with the times.


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Specifications[edit]

Make Model Moto Guzzi 400GTS
Year 1974
Engine Type Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, OHV, 2 valve per cylinder
Displacement 397.2 cc / 24.2 cu-in
Bore X Stroke 50 x 50.6mm
Cooling System Air cooled
Compression 10.2:1
Induction 4x 20mm Dell'Orto VHB carbs
Ignition Battery induction
Starting
Max Power 40 hp / 29.8 Kw @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque
Transmission 5 Speed
Final Drive
Front Suspension Telescopic hydraulic forks.
Rear Suspension Swinging fork and shock absorbers.
Front Brakes Single 300mm disc (drum earlier model)
Rear Brakes Single 160mm drum
Front Tire 3.00 -18
Rear Tire 3.50 -18
Dry Weight 175 kg / 386 lbs
Fuel Capacity 17 Liters / 4.5 US gal