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2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Custom Motorcycle Review Specs

This year the Moto Guzzi has launched the number of incredible bikes featuring the quality components for better performance. The new 2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Custom Motorcycle is one of those bikes which are well known for its dynamic characteristics, stability and high performing engine. The powerful engine of 1400cc ensures that rider receives a massive amount of power on the opening of the throttle. This custom bike provides an outstanding riding position and drag bar handlebar for excellent handling. The overall color is dominated by black color while the muscular chassis ensure that rider enjoy an excellent riding experience and ultimate stability. The suspension system consists up of the latest fork without any telescope covering for the smooth ride. The new 2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Custom Motorcycle is an incredible bike to ride on and its review and specifications are mentioned below.

2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Custom Motorcycle – Specifications and Pics

2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Custom Motorcycle

Better Riding Experience

The all-new 2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Custom Motorcycle features the dark detailing and chrome plating with the lighter front shield. The new circular headlight and all-new carbon mudguard add in its beauty and outstanding vision during the night. The new short exhaust, side panel with tail and the radiator protection grill enhances its overall beauty, spirit, and authenticity. The handlebars, rearward footrests and the new saddle ergonomics make the riding on this monster much more interesting and full of fun.

2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Custom Motorcycle


The new 2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Custom Motorcycle features the 1400cc, 90-degree, V-Twin engine. It delivers the quality ride and thanks to its new exhaust system with the redesigned fluid dynamics provide ever more power at high revs. The torque up of 121 Nm at 3,000 RPM can be achieved from this engine. The new 2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Custom Motorcycle has the ability to jump off the line with an unexpected vigor due to its latest weight/power ratio. It has the latest map and MGTC traction control system. The engine ensures the outstanding performance and riding experience like in 2017 Moto Guzzi California 1400. The use of large twin-cylinder engine provides an excellent performance. The advanced Ride-by-Wire multimap electronic management lets the rider to choose any desired engine map from the Turismo, Veloce, and Pioggia.


The new 2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Custom Motorcycle features the spectacular contrast with the color and lateral strip that has several brand new details. The new side view with a gritty look, the metallic radiator grille and the short megaphone exhaust featuring the die-cast aluminum support flange the outlook and reduces the polluting emissions. The new secondary air system with the specific catalytic converter makes it be approved by Euro 4 standards. The side panel covers and the passenger footpegs bracket are light in weight while the platform footboards are gone means it is no longer cruiser. The new classic gear shifter pedal provides an outstanding gear shifting experience. The new sporty saddle, covered in eco-leather with an exposed red stitching lowered in terms of the seating position. The drag handlebars and forward position of footpegs enable the rider to have different seating levels for more comfort and less fatigue. The all-new burnished valve covers, fully adjustable rear shock absorber with the separate gas bottle, new alloy wheels with Moto Gozzi logo gives an authentic view.

2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Custom Motorcycle

Media Platform

The newly launched 2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Custom Motorcycle features an innovative multimedia platform which makes the ride full of fun. The MG-MP is available as an optional equipment, which is an innovative multimedia system. It allows the rider to connect this motorcycle with his smartphone. The rider can download the iPhone and Android app to establish the connection between the vehicle and internet. The wireless connection lets the rider to have a view of information about his vehicle on the smartphone. The touch screen of smartphone allows the rider to have five parameters at the time selected by the rider from the vast menu including the speedometer and tachometer, instant and average fuel consumption, average speed and battery voltage and extended trip computer. The new Eco Ride helps to limit the consumption of fuel and to maintain an eco-compatible riding style. The rider has also an option to store the trip data and review it later for further analysis. When the fuel reserve light comes on MG-MP indicates the location of nearest petrol station for refueling.  The Grip Warning feature in MG-MP replicates the traction control indications for an outstanding visibility plus it gives information on the riding style in real time. The warning light alerts the rider in a poor grip.


Following are some accessories and rider can easily customize his bike by using them.

  • Audace Eagle Motorcycle Cover
  • “Dark” Short Shank Mirrors Kit
  • “Dark” Hand Grips Kit
  • Black “Corsa” Hand Grip Ends
  • “Dark” Black Front Brake Lever
  • “Dark” Black Clutch Lever
  • Aluminum Rider and Passenger Footpegs
  • Aluminum Head Bushing Set
  • Engine Crankcase Hole Covers – Black
  • Carbon Look Tank Side Covers
  • Carbon Look Fuel Cap Cover
  • Pair of Carbon Look Injector Covers
  • Electronic Antitheft Kit
  • Cylinder Heat Shields Kit
  • Chromium Plated Tank Side Covers
  • Heads Guard Kit
  • License Plate Bracket Kit and USA License Plate Bracket Kit
  • Swingarm Washers
  • Rear Brake Fluid Reservoir Cover

2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Custom Motorcycle

2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Custom Motorcycle – Technical Specifications


Type 90°, V-twin engine, 4-stroke, 4-valve, double ignition
Cooling Air and oil with an independent cooling pump Oil radiator with the thermostat controlled fan.
Displacement 1380 cc
Bore and stroke 104 mm x 81.2 mm
Compression ratio 10.5: 1
Timing system diagram
(1 mm checking clearance)
Intake valve opens 19° BTDC / intake valve closes 55° ABDC / exhaust valve opens 49° BBDC /
Exhaust valve closes 12° ATDC
Maximum power 71 kW (96 HP) at 6500 RPM
Maximum torque 121 Nm 3,000 min-1
Fuel supply / Ignition Phased electronic Multipoint sequential injection, Magneti Marelli IAW7SM; “ride by wire” Ø 52 mm throttle body, IWP 243 Magneti Marelli injectors, double oxygen sensor, integrated management of 3 engine mappings, traction control, cruise control
Starting Electrical
Spark plugs NGK LMAR8F, 2 per cylinder
Exhaust system Stainless steel, 2-in-2 type, 3-way catalytic converter with double oxygen sensor
Emissions compliance Euro 4

2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Custom Motorcycle Specs


Gearbox 6-speed
Gear ratio values 1st 17/38 = 1 : 2.235 / 2nd 20/34 = 1: 1.700 / 3rd 23/31 = 1: 1.348 / 4th 26/29 = 1: 1.115 / 5th 31/30 = 1: 0.968 /
6th 30/24 = 1: 0.8
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)
Clutch Single-disc with integrated anti-vibration buffer

2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Custom Motorcycle Specs


Frame Steel tubing, closed double cradle with elastic-kinematic engine mounting system to isolate vibrations.
Wheelbase 1695 mm
Trail 145 mm
Headstock angle 33°
Steering angle 37°
Front suspension Standard fork, Ø 45 mm, with radial caliper mounting bracket
Front wheel travel 110 mm
Rear suspension Swingarm with double shock absorber with adjustable extension and spring preload with the remote tank.
Rear wheel travel 120 mm
Front brake Dual 320 mm stainless steel floating discs, Brembo radial calipers with 4 horizontally opposed pistons
Rear brake 282 mm stainless steel fixed disc, Brembo floating caliper with 2 parallel pistons
Wheels Aluminium alloy
Front wheel rim 3.50″ x 18″
Rear wheel rim 6.00″ x 16″
Front tyre 130/70 R18
Rear tyre 200/60 R16″

Electric System

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

2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Custom Motorcycle Specs


Length 2445 mm
Width 920 mm
Height 1145 mm
Saddle height 740 mm (720 mm opt.)
Minimum ground clearance 165 mm
Kerb weight 299 Kg
Fuel tank capacity 20.5 liters
Reserve 5 liters

2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Custom Motorcycle


This article is about the review of new 2017 Moto Guzzi Audace Custom Motorcycle, which comes with the powerful engine and strong chassis. The color combination is very attractive while its unique design always demands for a second look. Its handlebars are seat is carefully designed and mounted to have excellent riding experience for fun ride. The suspension ensures the smooth ride while the braking system gives ultimate stopping force.

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