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08 Moto Guzzi California Classic specificationsMoto Guzzi California Classic 2008


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Moto Guzzi's profilation of this bike
If there is an elixir for long life, Moto Guzzi California knows all about it. It has emerged unscathed from the changeover from one millennium to the next and brought a freer, more relaxed version of motorcycling to entire generations.

General information
Model:Moto Guzzi California Classic
Year:2008
Category:Custom / cruiser
Rating:74.4 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes
Engine and transmission
Displacement:1064.00 ccm (64.93 cubic inches)
Engine type:V2, four-stroke
Power:72.41 HP (52.9 kW)) @ 6400 RPM
Torque:94.00 Nm (9.6 kgf-m or 69.3 ft.lbs) @ 5000 RPM
Compression:9.8:1
Bore x stroke:92.0 x 80.0 mm (3.6 x 3.1 inches)
Fuel system:Injection. Magneti Marelli IAW alfa-n system Multipoint phased sequential fuel injection;
Ignition:Magneti Marelli IAW 15RC electronic digital ignition with inductive spark
Lubrication system:Forced lobes, with geared pump and pressure regulator
Cooling system:Air
Gearbox:5-speed
Transmission type,
final drive:
Shaft drive (cardan)
Clutch:Single disc, dry, with mechanical control
Exhaust system:Steel, 2 tubes connected to an expansion room, that is connected to 2 steel mufflers. Catalyzed with Lambda probe (EURO 2)
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Frame type:Detachable tubular duplex cradle in special high-strengh steel
Rake (fork angle):29.0
Trail:116 mm (4.6 inches)
Front suspension:Marzocchi hydraulic telescopic fork, 45 mm
Front suspension travel:330 mm (13.0 inches)
Rear suspension:Swing arm with 2 hydraulic shock absorbers
Rear suspension travel:330 mm (13.0 inches)
Front tyre dimensions:110/90-18
Rear tyre dimensions:150/70-17
Front brakes:Single disc
Front brakes diameter:320 mm (12.6 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc
Rear brakes diameter:282 mm (11.1 inches)
Physical measures and capacities
Dry weight:251.0 kg (553.4 pounds)
Power/weight ratio:0.2885 HP/kg
Seat height:780 mm (30.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height:1,150 mm (45.3 inches)
Overall length:2,380 mm (93.7 inches)
Overall width:815 mm (32.1 inches)
Ground clearance:190 mm (7.5 inches)
Wheelbase:1,560 mm (61.4 inches)
Fuel capacity:19.00 litres (5.02 gallons)
Other specifications
Starter:Electric
Color options:Grigio Trend
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