Moto Guzzi has always had a soft heart for customizers and recently, the Italian automaker enlisted the help of four custom builders to create their own look for the V7 II cafe racer. After months of laborious development, the four kits are now ready to be purchased at any Moto Guzzi dealerships.

The four kits, dubbed Dapper, Legend, Scrambler, and Dark Knight are all the works of some of the best custom bike builders in Italy.

Take the Dark Rider for instance. This custom build was developed by Officine Rossopuro and Filippo Barbacane, well and truly considered as one of the most popular Moto Guzzi custom builders in the world. It’s no surprise that the Italian brand tapped them to create a stealthy and menacing interpretation of the V7 II.

Then there’s Radical Guzzi, who by its sheer name alone, already tells you what kind of brand it specializes in. In this exercise, Radical Guzzi was tasked to create the Dapper kit, which as you can see fits the name it was given. It’s cool, elegant, and suave, all rolled into one, the kind of bike that will undoubtedly be a head-turner everywhere it goes.

Move past these two custom builds and you’ll be introduced to the Legend kit created by Millepercento. While not as flamboyant as the other kits, V7 II Legend embodies all the qualities of a true Moto Guzzi, right down to is retro-inspired color scheme.

Last but certainly not least is the Scrambler courtesy of South Garage. You can’t miss this custom built, too, because it screams all the elements of a tried-and-true Scrambler packaged in a fancy red, white, and black finish.

Each of these custom builds represents a unique identity from the other, embodying the spirit of Moto Guzzi as a custom-friendly brand that knows where its butter lies. Well done to the four builders for their impressive creations and props to Moto Guzzi for giving the platform and the canvas to do it.

Click "continue reading" to read more about Moto Guzzi’s four new customization programs for the M7 II.

Why it matters

This is a pretty significant wrinkle in Moto Guzzi’s continuing attempts to give its customers a variety of custom-built programs that they can choose from depending on their tastes and preferences.

Each program offers something unique so customers have plenty of choices to pick out what they want when they avail any of these kits. Personally, I’m having trouble picking between the Dark Knight and the Legend. I like how Officine Rossopuro and Filippo Barbacane dressed up the V7 II with that ominous look, evoking that classic Moto Guzzi aura that has been a staple of the company since it was founded in Italy back in 1921.

On the other hand, the colors of the Legend look positively divine. The light green finish and the camouflaged inserts is a great combination for the cafe racer.

While I am a little biased with these two, the other two programs are equally as compelling so really, no custom-built program is better than the other. It all just depends on your taste.

Source: Moto Guzzi Garage

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