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The 1981 MY Moto Guzzi V1000 Hydroconvert is one of the most powerful machines ever to be designed by the House of Mandello del Lario.

It comes with an air-cooled, four-stroke, 949cc, V-twin powerplant mated to a five-speed transmission, and can produce 71 horsepower at 6500 rpm. It addresses riders who want a more powerful cruiser, that is also capable of going the extra mile.

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MOTO GUZZI V1000 Hydroconvert (1980 - 1981)MOTO GUZZI V1000 Hydroconvert (1980 - 1981)

MOTO GUZZI V1000 Hydroconvert 949

engine specs
Type
air cooled, four stroke, transverse v-twin cylinder, OHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Displacement
949 cm3
Bore X Stroke
3.46x3.07 in OR 88 mm
Compression Ratio
9.2:1
Horsepower
71/6500 KW(hp)/RPM
Torque
/ lb-ft/RPM OR 0 Nm/RPM
Fuel System
2x36mm DellOrto VHB Carburetors
transmission specs
Gearbox
5-speed, manual
Clutch
wet multi-disc, manual
Primary Drive
-
Final Drive
shaft
chassis specs
Frame
steel
Front Suspension
telescopic forks
Rear Suspension
swinging fork
Front Brake
2x300mm discs
Rear Brake
Single 242mm disc
dimension specs
Overall Length
-
Overall Width
-
Seat Height
-
Weelbase
-
Ground Clearance
-
Weight
527 lbs OR 239 kg
Fuel Capacity
6.6 gallons OR 25.0 L
tyres specs
Front
4.10-18
Rear
4.10-18
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