Moto Guzzi V50

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Moto Guzzi V50
Manufacturer
Also called V50 mk 2, V50C, V 50 C, V50 Monza, V50 III, V50II, V 50 Monza, V 50 III, V 50 II, V 50
Production 1977 - 1986
Class Naked
Engine
Air cooled, four stroke, transverse V-twin cylinder, OHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 73.9mm x 73.9mm
Compression ratio 10.4:1
Top Speed 94 mph (151 km/h)
Horsepower 48.01 HP (35.8 KW) @ 7600RPM
Torque 31.72 ft/lbs (43.0 Nm) @ 6500RPM
Fuel System 2x28mm Dell'Orto PHBH Carburetors
Battery 10.4:1
Transmission Gear box: 5 Speed

Final Drive: Shaft

Clutch: dry
Suspension Front: Telehydraulic gas forks
Rear: Swingarm fork with hydraulic gas shock absorbers
Brakes Front: 2x260mm disc
Rear: Single 235mm disc
Front Tire 3.25-18
Rear Tire 3.50-18
Weight 192.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 4.23 Gallon (16.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The Moto Guzzi V 50 III was a Air cooled, four stroke, transverse V-twin cylinder, OHC, 2 valves per cylinder Naked motorcycle produced by Moto Guzzi between 1977 and 1986. It could reach a top speed of 94 mph (151 km/h). Max torque was 31.72 ft/lbs (43.0 Nm) @ 6500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 48.01 HP (35.8 KW) @ 7600 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled Air cooled, four stroke, transverse V-twin cylinder, OHC, 2 valves per cylinder. A 73.9mm bore x 73.9mm stroke result in a displacement of just 490.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5 Speed transmission. Power was moderated via the dry.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.25-18 front tire and a 3.50-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via 2x260mm disc in the front and a Single 235mm disc in the rear. The front suspension was a Telehydraulic gas forks while the rear was equipped with a Swingarm fork with hydraulic gas shock absorbers. The V 50 III was fitted with a 4.23 Gallon (16.00 Liters) fuel tank.

1980 Moto Guzzi V 50 II[edit]

1980 Moto Guzzi V 50 II

If you are a rider on the market for a mid-sized, fun naked machine, than the 1980 MY Moto Guzzi V 50 II might be the right choice for you. At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 490cc, V-twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce 45 horsepower at 7500 rpm. In addition, a two-up seat, dual front disc-brakes and twin-spoked wheels come as standard, and make this a favorite among Moto Guzzi fans, and not only.


1981 Moto Guzzi V 50 II[edit]

1981 Moto Guzzi V 50 II

The 1981 MY Moto Guzzi V 50 II sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 490cc, V-twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce 45 horsepower at 7500 rpm. It comes standard with a number of features that make it a favorite among Moto Guzzi fans, such as the dual front disc brakes, a shaft drive, and a rather low dry weight of 152 kg (335 pounds).


1982 Moto Guzzi V 50 III[edit]

1982 Moto Guzzi V 50 III

The House of Mandello del Lario has decided to retire its successfull V 50 II model and replace it with a more powerful, agile, and more aggressive-looking machine, in the embodiment of the 1982 MY Moto Guzzi V 50 III. At its heart lies the same, air-cooled, four-stroke, 490cc, V-twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, but tweaked so that it now produces 48 horsepower and 44 Nm of torque. Other, subtle but effective differences can be observed in the bodywork and the suspension settings, as opposed to its predecessor.


1982 Moto Guzzi V 50 II[edit]

1982 Moto Guzzi V 50 II

For fans of more agile naked machines, that have 60's cafe racer DNA embedded in them, the House of Mandello del Lario has launched the 1982 MY Moto Guzzi V 50 II. It comes with an air-cooled, four-stroke, 490cc, V-twin engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce 45 horsepower. Features worth mentioning would be the twin-spoked wheels, the dual shock rear suspension system and the dual seat.


1983 Moto Guzzi V 50 III[edit]

1983 Moto Guzzi V 50 III

The 1983 MY Moto Guzzi V 50 III is the third generation of the acclaimed V 50 series, and boasts superior power and agility, as opposed to its forefathers. It is a gritty, yet agile, machine, thanks to the 160 kg dry weight. At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 490cc, V-twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce 48 horsepower and 44 Nm of torque.


1984 Moto Guzzi V 50 III[edit]

1984 Moto Guzzi V 50 III

For riders who want a more light and agile naked roadster, the House of Mandello del Lario has launched the 1984 MY Moto Guzzi V 50 III. At its third and most powerful yet generation, this cool machine tips the scale at only 160 kg. Lots of power is ensured by its air-cooled, four-stroke, 490cc, V-twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, that produces a claimed 48 horsepower and 44 Nm of torque.


1985 Moto Guzzi V 50 III[edit]

The House of Mandello del Lario has brought the successful V 50 to its third generation, in the embodiment of the 1985 MY Moto Guzzi V 50 III. At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 490cc, V-twin powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission, that produces a claimed 48 horsepower and 44 Nm of torque. In addition, it features a high-end dual shock rear suspension, which increases agility and rider comfort, as well as twin-spoked wheels, which are lighter and improve its overall performance.


1986 Moto Guzzi V 50 III[edit]

1986 Moto Guzzi V 50 III

The 1986 MY Moto Guzzi V 50 III comes with an air-cooled, four-stroke, 490cc, V-twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, that produces 48 horsepower and 44 Nm of torque. Standard features worth mentioning would be the twin-spoked wheels, the dual 260 mm front disc brakes and the two-up seat. In addition, it comes with a bright red paint scheme, sure to fit the taste for riders who want a more bold machine.


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