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California Special 2001

California Special Sport

California Special Sport 2001

With the California Special Sport, Moto Guzzi adds another, exciting variation to the model which has become its legendary flagship. While retaining the same mechanical and structural qualities as the recent California EV, its looks, riding position and general approach to the whole machine are new: the riding position is more laid back thanks to the wider handlebars and slightly forward shifted footpegs, component modifications and lower seat. In a nutshell, a fortunate interpretation of the "American Style" concept that Moto Guzzi offers is most celebrated "Eurocustom".

Technical Specifications
Engine Type: 4 stroke air cooled
Displacement: 1064cc, 90° V-twin
Bore/Stroke: 92mm x 80mm
Compression Ratio: 9.5 : 1
Max. H.P: 74 @ 6400 RPM
Max. Torque: 70 ft/lbs. @ 5000 RPM
Valve System: OHV with 2 valves per cylinder
Fuel Delivery: Electronic Fuel Injection
Ignition: Digital Electronic
Transmission: 5 speed with shaft
Clutch: 2 dry Disks
Charging System: 25A x 14V alternator with 30 AH battery
Frame: Chrome Moly tubular duplex cradle
Suspension: Marzocchi 45mm, dual adjustable forks. 2 WP dual adjustable rear shocks
Instruments: Speedometer with tripmeter, tachometer and warning lights
Fuel Capacity: 5.0 US Gallons
Braking: Front: Dual 320 mm floating discs w/ 4 piston calipers, Rear: 282 mm disc
Tires: Front: 110/90 VB 18 tubeless, Rear: 140/80 VB 17 tubeless
Dry Weight: 545 lbs.
Seat Height: 28.8 inches

Source: Moto Guzzi USA