2010 Moto Guzzi Stelvio ABS

The People Speak, Moto Guzzi Listens

By Roland Brown, Photography by Milagro

The latest iteration of Dr. John Wittner's eight-valve Daytona twin, retuned for use in a street-biased but off-road-worthy adventure-tourer.

European adventure bikes such as the Benelli Tre1130K, BMW R1200GS and KTM 990 Adventure.

Price $15,990
Engine type a-c 90-deg. V-twin
Valve train SOHC, 8v
Displacement 1151cc
Bore x stroke 95.0 x 81.2mm
Compression 11.1:1
Fuel system EFI
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Claimed horsepower 105 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Claimed torque 79.6 lb.-ft. @ 6400 rpm
Frame Steel trellis with single-sided swingarm
Front suspension 50mm Marzocchi fork with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping.
Rear suspension Boge shock with adjustable spring preload and rebound damping
Front brake Dual four-piston Brembo calipers, 320mm discs
Rear brake Two-piston Brembo caliper, 282mm disc
Front tire 110/90ZR-19 Pirelli Scorpion
Rear tire 180/55ZR-17 Pirelli Scorpion
Rake/trail 27.0 deg./4.9 in.
Seat height 32.3-33.0 in.
Wheelbase 60.4 in.
Fuel capacity 4.7 gal.
Claimed dry weight 472 lbs.
Color Silver
Available Now
Warranty 24 mo./unlimited mi.
Contact www.motoguzzi-us.com

Verdict 3.5 stars out of 5
Significantly improved over last year's model, the Stelvio can now be considered a legitimate alternative to the German and Austrian adventure bikes.

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