1976 Moto Guzzi V1000 Convert


1976 Moto Guzzi V1000 Convert Pictures
The V1000 Convert was more at home on long tours than on tight, twisting roads.
The V1000 Convert was more at home on long tours than on tight, twisting roads.

The 1976 Moto Guzzi V1000 Convert featured a 1000-cc engine coupled to a two-speed transmission and torque converter. It also had Moto Guzzi's unusual triple-disc braking system.

The speedometer was flanked by a bevy of warning lights -- but no tachometer.
The speedometer was flanked by a bevy of warning lights -- but no tachometer.
Moto Guzzi's Convert system meant the rider need neither shift nor de-clutch when coming to a stop -- a boon in stop-and-go traffic.
Moto Guzzi's Convert system meant the rider need neither shift nor de-clutch when coming to a stop -- a boon in stop-and-go traffic.
The V1000 came equipped with "lunch box" side bags and taillight housing.
The V1000 came equipped with "lunch box" side bags and taillight housing.
Moto Guzzi first began building motorcycles in the 1920s and remains a respected Italian maker.
Moto Guzzi first began building motorcycles in the 1920s and remains a respected Italian maker.

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