2012 Moto Guzzi Griso 1100

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The Moto Guzzi Griso is now offered with a wide range of accessories which will help you personalize it more than ever. Apart from its new accessories, the motorcycle features an imposing frame which lets you see the engine clear. The clearly visible frame and the generous fuel tank combine to offer a pretty unique design.

The bike it’s not only good looking, but is also pretty comfortable to ride. The saddle and handle bar were carefully designed to keep the rider comfortable and you’ll also like the modern instrument panel which is easy to read.

At the heart of the Griso 1100 lies a 90° V-Twin engine rated at 64.8 KW (88.1 CV) at 7,600 rpm and 89 Nm of torque at 6,400 rpm.

The Moto Guzzi Griso 1100 is available in three color schemes which include Guzzi Black, Corsa Red, or and Satin Orange.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2012 Moto Guzzi Griso 1100.

Press Release

Moto Guzzi Griso 1100

*ABOVE IMAGES MIGHT REFLECT EUROPEAN MODELS, PLEASE SEE YOUR LOCAL DEALERS FOR DETAILS.

The Griso 1100 is a true masterpiece on wheels, a dynamic work of art, and an expression of thoroughbred Italian creativity. This definition-defying and innovative marvel well deserves to carry the sign of the Guzzi eagle. As befits the latest heir to Moto Guzzi’s unique motorcycling tradition, the Griso 1100 embodies advanced technical solutions and bold styling. An imposing tubular frame embracing the fuel tank, side panels extending forwards like two arms, and exhaust collector pipes enveloping the engine are the most distinctive features of this exclusive design. The seating position and the wide handlebars ensure maximum control and rapid direction changes not only in city traffic but on twisting mountain roads too. The Griso benefits from the impeccable high speed stability of a long wheelbase, but is still surprisingly agile thanks to its top quality chassis. Its steel frame is both rigid and responsive and its fully adjustable suspension adapts to all road and load conditions. The Griso 1100 is powered by a meaty, responsive 90° V twin, a latest generation engine that has been completely updated and conforms to Euro3 standards. Adrenaline pumping torque is delivered to the rear wheel in a silky smooth and jerk-free manner by Moto Guzzi’s patented CA.R.C. compact reactive shaft drive system. The sound of the Guzzi engine defies all comparison. The imposing exhaust system with twin pipe collectors and stainless steel silencer emits an enthralling deep throb when the engine is idling. As the miles clock up on the futuristic display of the onboard computer, the Griso never passes unobserved in its elegant livery of Guzzi Black, Corsa Red, or seductive new Satin Orange.

Specifications

Engine

Moto Guzzi Griso 1100
Type90° V-Twin, 4 stroke
Cooling systemair cooled
Displacement1,064 cc
Bore and stroke92 x 80 mm
Compression ratio9.8 : 1
Valve gear-*intake open 24° B.T.D.C.

  • intake close 52° A.B.D.C.
  • exhaust open 54° B.B.D.C.
  • exhaust close 22° A.T.D.C.
Maximum power64.8 KW (88.1 CV) at 7,600 rpm
Maximum torque89 Nm at 6,400 rpm
Fuel systemMagneti Marelli IAW alfa-n system Multipoint phased sequential fuel; 2 throttle bodies of 45 mm, Lambda sensor, stepper motor idle control
Startingelectric
Ignitioninductive spark, digitally controlled, electronic twin spark ignition
Exhaust systemstainless steel, 2 in 1, with tree ways catalyser and Lambda probe oxygen sensor
HomologationEuro 3

Transmission

Moto Guzzi Griso 1100
Gearbox6 speed
Internal ratios-*1^ 17/38 = 1 : 2.235

  • 2^ 20/34 = 1 : 1.700
  • 3^ 23/31 = 1 : 1.348
  • 4^ 26/29 = 1 : 1.115
  • 5^ 31/30 = 1 : 0.968
  • 6^ 29/25 = 1 : 0.862
Lubricationsplash
Primary drivehelical gears, ratio 24/35=1:1.458
Final driveCA.R.C. Compact Reactive Shaft Drive; double universal joint with floating bevel gear, ratio 12/44 = 1:3.667
Clutchdry

Chassis

Moto Guzzi Griso 1100
Framedouble cradle, in high tensile strengh tubular steel
Wheelbase1,554 mm
Trail108 mm
Steering head angle26,30°
Steering angle34°
Front suspension43 mm upside down fork, fully adjustable in spring preload and compression and rebound damping
Front wheel travel120 mm
Rear suspensionsingle sided swingarm with rising rate linkages, monoshock with separate gas reservoir, fully adjustable in spring preload and compression and rebound damping
Rear wheel travel110 mm
Front braketwin Ø 320 mm stainless steel floating discs and two calipers with four opposed pistons
Rear brakesingle Ø 282 mm stainless steel fixed disc and floating caliper with two parallel pistons
Wheelschill cast aluminium alloy, triple hollow spoke
Front wheel3.50” x 17”
Rear wheel5.50” x 17”
Front tyre120/70 ZR17”
Rear tyre180/55 ZR17”

Dimensions

Moto Guzzi Griso 1100
Lenght2.260 mm
Width880 mm
Height1.070 mm
Seat height800 mm
Rider footrest height185 mm
Dry weight227 kg
Fuel tank capacity17.2 litre

Electrics

Moto Guzzi Griso 1100
Voltage12 V
Battery12 V – 18 Ah
Alternator12 V – 550 W

Quotes

Moto Guzzi Griso 1100

Bikez ---- "An imposing tubular frame embracing the fuel tank, side panels extending forwards like two arms, and exhaust collector pipes enveloping the engine are the most distinctive features of this exclusive design. The seating position and the wide handlebars ensure maximum control and rapid direction changes not only in city traffic but on twisting mountain roads too."

Visordown ---- "The production Griso is not a watered-down version of the striking concept bike that was unveiled at the Munich Show three years ago, either. The first thing that struck me after seeing the line of black V-twins outside the Mandello factory was that this is that rare beast, a production bike that looks better than the prototype. Part of the reason for that is that they’ve stuck so faithfully to the original lines, with the big aircooled motor’s impact emphasised by large-diameter steel frame tubes; and with fat tyres plus that huge, conical single silencer that makes a virtue of Euro3 necessity."


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