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2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle Review

The Moto Guzzi has launched the new 2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle to celebrate its fifty year anniversary. This Stone Classic is the third generation bike which has been completely revamped for better performance. It has fine-tuned engine to ensure the maximum riding pleasure and performance. The V7 models are very famous due to their character and authenticity. It features an attractive chassis design with the superb color combination. There is number of Moto Guzzi accessories range available for those riders who want to customize their bike. The review of new 2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle with its specifications and price are given below.

2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle – Features and Specifications


The new 2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle features the powerful twin-cylinder engine offering the best performance. The primary goal of the engine is to have an excellent riding pleasure and reliability. The aluminum crankcase uses an oil sump and new crankshaft with an inertial with carefully inertial calculated to offer the best response. The lubrication system in the crankcase has been redesigned to dissipate the heat in the best way and to reduce power absorption for better performance and to reduce fuel consumption like in 2017 Moto Guzzi Anniversario. The new oil pump intake duct is used with piston cooling for better control and management valve. The alternator covers are also used with new built-in exhaust blow-by. The new pistons, aluminum heads, and cylinders are being used although the bore to stroke ratio is kept same as in the previous generations i.e. 80 mm and 74 mm respectively.

2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle

The timing is controlled by the new pushrod and rockers system with 2-valve-per-cylinder. The fuel system consists up of single-body Marelli electronic injection system, which is managed by an electronic control unit. The new exhaust system is mounted with the double pipe manifolds, which has the ability to improve thermal insulation. The same feature is also found in 2017 Moto Guzzi Special Classic. The auxiliary air system intake in the head is being combined with the trivalent catalytic converter having the latest engine design and double oxygen sensor. This engine complies with the Euro 4 pollution standard. The maximum power achieved by the engine is about 52 HP at 6,200 rpm while the maximum torque is about 60 Nm at 4,900 rpm. There is also an option for reduced power version as well. The dry single disc clutch of about 170 mm is used that not only increases the sturdiness but reliability as well plus it reduces the load on the lever. The six-speed gearbox has been introduced in it offering the precise and smooth gear shifting experience.


The new 2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle features the super-fine architecture and Moto Guzzi is very famous in chassis design. One can see the beautiful design of 2017 Moto Guzzi California 1400 as well. Due to the best riding performance and perfect body architecture, this V7 model was a part of LAPD (Los Angeles Police Department). The Moto Guzzi has impressively designed the frame. The steel frame maintains the double cradle layout like its predecessor and used the same weight distribution i.e. front has 46% and rear has 54%. The front part has been entirely revamped and new steering geometry has been introduced, which ensure the dynamic ride.

2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle

The entire structure has been carefully finished with outstanding details including the welds and the painting. The pair of Kayaba shock absorber is adjustable in spring preload. They provide the more progressive and controlled response in any situation. The new seating position with repositioning of the footpegs ensure the comfortable ride. The low saddle is about 770 mm from the ground and an aluminum footpegs guarantee an ideal riding position. The saddle-handlebar-foot pegs triangulation gives ideal measurements. The chassis structure has been completed by the rear brake master cylinder with the built-in reservoir that ensures better response and braking force.

Riding Pleasure

The new 2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle features the engine capable of delivering 10% more power. This third generation Moto Guzzi bike is very easy to ride and delivers the best riding experience. The engine has been configured to ensure the best performance. The presence of dual pipe exhaust manifold and latest cylinder heads gives an awesome view. Both of these parts are identical to the previous generation. The metal fuel tank has designed is kept same and it offers the fuel capacity of 21 liters. An aluminum fuel cap is no longer flush with the tank link and screw cap has been used in this regards. The latest style involves the new design injector covers, the new saddle and sleeker side fairing with better graphics. The turn indicators and mirrors are kept 40 mm wider for more visibility and instrumentation. There is a single circular display of 100 mm in diameter is being used for the better view. The speedometer is analog providing the number of information. In order to change the configuration, the rider can use the button on the right-hand electrical block. The rich catalog includes the MG-MP that can easily connect the smartphone to the bike. It will give the useful travel information for future analysis.

2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle


The new 2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle features the most esthetic detailing than its predecessor. It’s Eclectic and essential, new chromium parts dominated by the darkness of matt black paintwork. It is also available in other attractive color combination i.e. Nero Ruvido, Verde Camouflage, Azzurro Elettrico and Giallo Energico. Its dark matt distinguishes it from other versions. This is the only V7 Moto Guzzi among others, which features the spoked wheels and single circular display instrumentation. The front fender has been shortened to highlight its essential look.


The new 2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle features the latest innovation when it comes to safety. It uses the ABS system and new adjustable Moto Guzzi Traction Control system both of them are also available in 2017 Moto Guzzi Racer Classic. The ABS system is the two-channel continental system prevents the wheels from locking up when intense braking while the traction control system prevents the rear wheel spin in acceleration. This traction system is adjustable to two sensitivity level.

2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle

Moto Guzzi Media Platform

The new 2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle features the Moto Guzzi multimedia form, which is one of the best innovation. It has the ability to connect the smartphone to the bike. There is also an App available in the Google Play and App Store as well. The rider can connect the phone with Bluetooth and can view five different parameters. The Eco Rider helps the rider to limit the fuel consumption and to maintain eco-compatible riding conduct. The rider can also record the trip information for future information.


There is number of original accessories also available for those who want to customize their ride.

  • Red shock absorber springs
  • Satin finish aluminum side fairings
  • Fuel tank cover
  • Motorcycle cover
  • Windshield
  • Injector covers
  • Leather and touring side panniers
  • Luggage rack
  • Top box bag
  • Tank cover band
  • Single-seat saddle
  • Premium leather saddle
  • Comfort gel saddle
  • Aluminium brake and clutch levers

2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle

2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle – Technical Specifications


Displacement 744 cc
Bore 80 mm
Travel 74 mm
Timing system 2 valves with light alloy pushrods and rockers
Max Power 38 kW (52 HP) @ 6200 RPM
Maximum torque at crankshaft 60 Nm @ 4900 RPM
Exhaust system 3-way catalytic converter with double lambda probe
Cooling Air

2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle Specs


Frame Double cradle tubular frame in ALS steel with detachable elements.
Wheelbase 1463 mm
Trail 106 mm
Headstock angle 26.4°
Front suspension Ø 40 mm hydraulic telescopic fork
Travel 130 mm
Rear suspension Die-cast light alloy swing arm with 2 shock absorbers with adjustable spring
Wheel travel 93 mm (shock absorber travel 80 mm)
Front Brake Ø 320 mm stainless steel floating discs, Brembo calipers with 4 differently sized opposed pistons
Rear brake Ø 260 mm, stainless steel disc, floating caliper with 2 pistons
Front wheel 18″ in lightweight alloy 100/90 (110/80 R18 as the alternative)
Rear wheel 17″ in lightweight alloy 130/80

2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle Specs


Saddle height 770 mm
Length 2,185 mm
Height 1110 mm
Minimum ground clearance 150 mm
Fuel tank capacity 21 liters (including 4 liter reserve)
Kerb weight 189 kg
Kerb weight (with all operating fluids and with 90% fuel) 209 kg

2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle Specs


This article is the review of new 2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Classic Motorcycle and it is covered under www.bikescatalog.com. It features the powerful engine delivering the massive amount of power, torque, and acceleration. The chassis and frame are kept strong and light in weight for better handling and rideability. The overall design and detailing is kept attractive. The innovative Moto Guzzi Multimedia Platform is also incredible feature in it. In short, it is really an impressive bike to ride on.

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