The Italians from Motto Guzzi came to EICMA Show with the 2011 Norge GT 8V. The 2011 model gets revamped electronic controls, timing and cooling systems, new integrated ignition and injection ECU for claimed better throttle response and more midrange. It will also get a new, distinctly modern shapes in the bodywork, fairing and bags
The 2011 Norge GT 8V is powered by a 1151 cc 90° V-Twin, four-stroke, air cooled engine mated to a six-speed gearbox. The new 8-valve engine is complimented by a reworked stainless steel 2-int-1 exhaust system for better breathing, helping to push the horsepower rating to 102 HP at 5500 rpm.
With a weight of 566.6 lbs, the Norge’s saddle is 31.89 inches in height and has been outfitted with a wider, more padded seat. The handlebar position has been lowered and retracted slightly while its instrument panel has been moved to make it easier for riders to read.