The Italian manufacturer Moto Guzzi launched three new models in India. The premium motorcycle maker launched the MGX-21, V9 Roamer and Bobber. The new motorcycles are currently available in Pune, Chennai, Kochi and Hyderabad through Motoplex.
Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber and Roamer
Price: Rs. 13.60 lakh (ex-Pune)
Both the motorcycles were unveiled at EICMA and Moto Guzzi already opened the bookings since May in India. Both the motorcycles are almost of the same design with the Roamer variant being biased towards streets, while the Bobber being more elegant looking product.
The motorcycles are powered by a new 850cc V-Twin engine that makes a maximum power of 54 BHP and peak torque of 62 Nm. The engine is complaint with Euro-IV emission norms too. The Roamer uses a 19-inch wheel at front while the Bobber uses 16-inch wheels at both front and rear. The V9 Roamer also gets a long list of accessories which can be customised as per needs but the Bobber misses out on the same. Safety feature includes dual-channel ABS and traction control.
Moto Guzzi MGX-21
Price: Rs. 27.78 lakh (ex-Pune)
The Moto Guzzi MGX-21 was first showcased as a concept at 2014 EICMA show. The powerful cruiser carries a a very unique design. The motorcycle is powered by 1,380cc V-twin engine but the power figures are not mentioned. The motorcycle receives advanced ride-by-wire accelerator and cruise control. The motorcycle finished entirely in black and carbon fibre. The model will compete against the Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycles in the Indian market.
Stefano Pelle, managing director and CEO, Piaggio Vehicles Private Limited (PVPL), said, “It is a proud moment for us at the Piaggio Group as we bring to India these exclusive bikes from Moto Guzzi. Their launch in India coincides with the 95th anniversary of the brand. We aim to reach out to patrons in India across all segments with our diverse product range from Vespa, Aprilia and now Moto Guzzi at varied price points.”