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71 kW / 121 Nm
Bore x Stroke
104 x 81,2 mm
Audace Carbon is the modern brazen interpreter of the Moto Guzzi rebel spirit, a brand with a unique personality that often goes against the flow. The history of the Larian eagle is riddled with unique choices: the transversal V 90, a skill for innovation, records in the sports field, the renowned 8 cylinder engine. Moto Guzzi has never been shy about showing its unique character. 95 years on it is still the same.
Ostentatious, muscular and fierce, the Moto Guzzi Audace Carbon can be picked out immediately by its front end, made stylistically lighter by the circular headlight unit and the real carbon elements such as the front mudguard mounted on a fork without any telescope covering and the sides of the tank.
The Audace Carbon has no chromium plating. Every mechanical detail, painted dark as night, is contrasted by the matt red colour chosen for the milled aluminium engine head covers, which in turn match the red colour of the Brembo front brakes. A model of striking beauty, to be enjoyed one-up in search of fun around corners or relaxation on more wide open roads.
Audace Carbon is the perfect representation of the second soul of the Moto Guzzi brand - urban dark. A dark soul made absolute in the spectacular MGX-21.
Powerful and aggressive, the Audace Carbon looks as if it is crouched down on its haunches like a large feline ready to unleash its explosive power to scratch the asphalt, leaving the mark of its oversize 200/60 rear tyre.
The generosity of the 1400 cc "Made in Mandello" 90° V-twin is a quality which is well known by now and on the Audace carbon, thanks to the exhaust system with painstakingly designed fluid dynamics, is even more spirited at low revs, with a torque distribution of 121 Nm at 3,000 rpm. As a result, thanks in part to an advantageous weight/power ratio, the Audace Carbon jumps off the line with unexpected vigour.
The Audace Carbon will certainly be the Moto Guzzi most used with the “Veloce” engine map, the most responsive and direct of the available three (the “Turismo” and “Pioggia” maps are also available) and the one where the adjustable MGTC traction control system will need to intervene most often. The large twin cylinder engine is the absolute benchmark in its category for engine capacity-performance-consumption ratio thanks to excellent thermodynamic performance. Electronic management is particularly advanced, thanks to the electronic throttle full Ride-by-wire: the system guarantees a fine tuned and accurate throttle control, thereby allowing the engine to return a top shelf, smooth response, without being twitchy in opening and closing. The benefit for the rider translates into top level riding pleasure in any conditions of use.