Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans Mark 2
|Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans Mark 2|
Air cooled, four stroke, transverse V-twin cylinder, OHC, 2 valve per cylinder
|Bore / Stroke||82.8mm x 82.8mm|
|Horsepower||81.0 HP (60.4 KW) @ 6700RPM|
|Torque||58.27 ft/lbs (79.0 Nm) @ 6500RPM|
|Fuel System||2x36mm Dell'Orto VHB Carburetors|
|Transmission||Gear box: 5-Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
|Suspension||Front: Telescopic forks
|Brakes||Front: Double disc 300mm
Rear: Single disc 242mm
|Front Tire||100/90 V18|
|Rear Tire||110/90 V18|
|Weight||213.0 kg (wet)|
The Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans Mark 2 was a Air cooled, four stroke, transverse V-twin cylinder, OHC, 2 valve per cylinder Sport touring motorcycle produced by Moto Guzzi in 1978. Max torque was 58.27 ft/lbs (79.0 Nm) @ 6500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 81.0 HP (60.4 KW) @ 6700 RPM.
The bike has a 5-Speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Dry plate.
It came with a 100/90 V18 front tire and a 110/90 V18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Double disc 300mm in the front and a Single disc 242mm in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic forks while the rear was equipped with a Swingarm.
1978 - 1982 Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans Mark 2
The 90 degree V-twin has almost square cylinders of 83 x 78mm bore and stroke and massive plain bearings suspend the crankshaft and big end. The power characteristics differ little from that of the original Le Mans which means you get 28.16 Km (17.5 mph), depending on how consistant the speed inaccuracy is throughout the range at an indicated 96.5 Km (60 mph) the bike's true speed is 91 Km (56.5 mph).