Mandello’s Midsize Mudslinger?

Moto Guzzi’s latest interpretation of the V7 range offers modernised style and a model name from the history books

As a further celebration of its 95th birthday in 2016, Italy’s oldest and most historic motorcycle manufacturer, Moto Guzzi, has introduced a new retro-themed addition to its three-strong entry-level
V7 II model range. This currently comprises the 744cc Stone, Racer and Special variants of its trademark transverse V-twin shaft-drive family, each with its own quite distinct character.

Our man Cathcart stands up to a little greenery
Our man Cathcart stands up to a little greenery

Likewise the latest member of that clan, representing Guzzi’s entry to the burgeoning street scrambler market, which it dead-heated with Ducati in discovering first time around back in 1962.

Read more in August’s edition of CBG

WORDS BY Alan Cathcart   PHOTOS BY Milagro