Moto Guzzi 850T5

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Moto Guzzi 850T5
Manufacturer
Production 1983
Class Sport touring
Engine
Air cooled, four stroke, transverse V-twin cylinder, OHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 82.8mm x 82.8mm
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Horsepower 4.96 HP (3.7 KW) @ 7000RPM
Torque 53.84 ft/lbs (73.0 Nm) @ 5800RPM
Fuel System 2x30mm Dell'Orto Carburetors
Transmission Gear box: 5-Speed

Final Drive: Shaft

Clutch: Wet multi-plate
Suspension Front: Paioli telescopic air assisted
Rear: Dual Koni adjustable for preload
Brakes Front: Double discs 230 mm 1 piston calipers
Rear: Single disc 242 mm 1 piston caliper
Front Tire 110/90 V16
Rear Tire 120/90 V18
Weight 230.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual


The Moto Guzzi 850T5 was a Air cooled, four stroke, transverse V-twin cylinder, OHC, 2 valves per cylinder Sport touring motorcycle produced by Moto Guzzi in 1983. Max torque was 53.84 ft/lbs (73.0 Nm) @ 5800 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 4.96 HP (3.7 KW) @ 7000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

A 82.8mm bore x 82.8mm stroke result in a displacement of just 844.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-Speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi-plate.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 110/90 V16 front tire and a 120/90 V18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Double discs 230 mm 1 piston calipers in the front and a Single disc 242 mm 1 piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a Paioli telescopic air assisted while the rear was equipped with a Dual Koni adjustable for preload.

1983 - 1987 Moto Guzzi 850T5[edit]

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The 850T5 is the one we put to a full test, but a few days with a Le Mans (see sidebar) also proved something of a revelation, and is in some respects an even more radically transformed machine than Mandello's smaller and rather genteel roadster.