2018 Moto Guzzi California Touring Motorcycle Review Price

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The new 2018 Moto Guzzi California Touring Motorcycle is an impressive touring bike that contains incredible features. This touring bike is the perfect representation of Moto Guzzi’s culture, and it can provide an excellent riding experience of all times. The review of new 2018 Moto Guzzi California Touring Motorcycle with its features, price, and specification are given below.

2018 Moto Guzzi California Touring Motorcycle – Features and Price

2018 Moto Guzzi California Touring Motorcycle

Ultimate Design and Power

The new 2018 Moto Guzzi California Touring Motorcycle features the latest Italian design presenting remarkable beauty and luxury. This motorcycle is the best combination of advanced technology with the classic style and elegance of the Moto Guzzi brand. It features the powerful 1400 cc engine in the traditional transverse V2 architecture, ride-by-wire, cruise control, ABS and traction control comes as standard.

Luxury and Style

The new 2018 Moto Guzzi California Touring Motorcycle is well-known for its luxury and adventurous ride. Its seat has been carefully designed to maximize comfort. The new mechanical components and innovative but faithful design make it better than the previous models. Thanks to its high level of comfort, aerodynamic protection and load capacity making this bike the best to ride for long distance rides.

Equipment

This new 2018 Moto Guzzi California Touring Motorcycle comes with the number of fantastic material like windscreen, supplementary chrome-plated headlights, 35- liter side bags, engine, and the pannier guard kit. This touring bike features the powerful and largest V-twin engine ever manufactured in Europe. Its engine comes with the three different engine maps, i.e. Touring, Sport and Rain modes. This new 2018 Moto Guzzi California Touring Motorcycle in an attractive color combination, i.e. black with gold on the tank, or red with gold on the tank.

2018 Moto Guzzi California Touring Motorcycle

Accessories

The new 2018 Moto Guzzi California Touring Motorcycle comes with the number of accessories i.e.

  • Leather side panniers
  • Gel comfort two-seat saddle
  • Leather two-seat saddle
  • Luxury fiberglass top box
  • 50 liter top box
  • Internal bags for panniers
  • Tank bag
  • Handlebar bag
  • Luggage rack
  • Black chromium-plated handlebar
  • Rear-view mirrors
  • Aluminum hand grips
  • Rear brake fluid reservoir cover
  • Brake and clutch levers
  • Brake and clutch master cylinder covers
  • Swingarm washers
  • Cylinder side guards
  • Injector covers
  • Satellite navigator mounting
  • Rider footpeg kit
  • Passenger footpegs
  • Motorcycle cover

2018 Moto Guzzi California Touring Motorcycle – Price

The new 2018 Moto Guzzi California Touring Motorcycle comes with the price of $18,490 only.

2018 Moto Guzzi California Touring Motorcycle – Technical Specifications

Engine Specs

Type 90-degree V-twin engine, 4-stroke, four-valve, doul ignition
Cooling air and oil containing independent cooling pump Oil radiator having thermostat controlled fan
Displacement 1380 cc
Bore and stroke 104 mm x 81.2 mm
Compression ratio 10.5: 1
Max. power 71 kW (96 HP) @ 6500 rpm
Max. torque 121 Nm (12.3 kgm) 3000 min-1
Fuel supply / Ignition phased electronic Multipoint sequential injection, Magneti Marelli IAW7SM; “Ride-by-wire” Ø 52 mm of throttle bodies, IWP 243 Magneti Marelli injectors, double oxygen sensor, cruise control, integrated management of 3 engine mappings, traction control
Starter Electric
Spark plugs NGK LMAR8F, 2 per cylinder
Exhaust system stainless steel, 2-in-2 type, a 3-way catalytic converter with double oxygen sensor
Emissions compliance Euro 4

2018 Moto Guzzi California Touring Motorcycle Specs

Transmission

Gearbox 6 speed (sixth is overdrive)
Gear ratio values First 17/38 = 1 : 2.235
Second 20/34 = 1: 1.700
Third 23/31 = 1: 1.348
Fourth 26/29 = 1: 1.115
Fifth 31/30 = 1: 0.968
Sixth 30/24 = 1: 0.8
Clutch Solo-disc with an integrated anti-vibration buffer
Primary drive With helical teeth (ratio 26/35 = 1: 1,346)
Final drive Double cardan joint and fixed bevel gear seat, drive ratio 10/36 = 1: 3.6

2018 Moto Guzzi California Touring Motorcycle Specs

Chassis Specs

Frame All-New Steel tubing, closed double cradle with elastic-kinematic engine mounting system to isolate vibrations
Wheelbase 1685 mm
Trail 155 mm
Headstock angle 32°
Steering angle 37°
Front suspension standard fork, Ø 45 mm, containig radial caliper mounting bracket and telescopes on the stanchions
Front wheel travel 120 mm
Rear suspension swingarm including double shock absorber with adjustable extension and spring preload with remote control
Rear wheel travel 120 mm
Front brake All-New dual 320 mm stainless steel floating discs, Brembo radial calipers including four horizontally opposed pistons
Rear brake All-New 282 mm stainless steel fixed disc, Brembo floating caliper with two parallel pistons
Wheels Aluminium alloy
Front wheel rim 3.50″ x 18″
Rear wheel rim 6.00″ x 16″
Front tire 130/70 R 18.”
Rear tire 200/60 R 16.”

Electrical System

System voltage 12 V
Battery 12V – 18 Ah
Alternator 12 V – 550 W

2018 Moto Guzzi California Touring Motorcycle Specs

Dimensions

Length 2445 mm
Width 1030 mm
Height 1460 mm
Saddle height 740 mm
Minimum ground clearance 165 mm
Kerb weight 346 Kg
Fuel tank capacity 20.5 liters
Reserve 5 liters

2018 Moto Guzzi California Touring Motorcycle

Conclusion

This 2018 Moto Guzzi California Touring Motorcycle is recently launched, and its review is covered under Bikes Catalog. This touring bike features the powerful and high performing engine. The overall seat design helps in achieving a luxury and comfortable ride. The full saddlebags allow the rider to take plenty of things with him.

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