If the Moto Guzzi Eldorado 2015 represents a journey to the past the Moto Guzzi Audace 2015 arising in EICMA 2014 also part of the Moto Guzzi California 1400, but in this case towards a more dynamic look to the muscle bike.
The model eliminates most of chrome in favor of elements in black, as well as simplifying some of its elements to undergo a light diet that improves their behavior and make the most of its V-Twin engine to 1,380 cc 90 °. Now compatible with the Euro 4 emissions standard.
These are the most important highlights of the Moto Guzzi Audace:
- Simple round lighthouse.
- Mudguards in carbon fiber.
- Fork without protective elements.
- Metal radiator grille.
- Trim megaphone type exhaust.
- Lighter side panels.
- Footpegs revised, smaller and forward into position.
- Lower, seat upholstered in skai and with red stitching.
- Handlebar drag type.
- Smaller mirrors.
- Specific rims with painted with logos ‘Moto Guzzi’ fences.
- Lapped valve covers.
So The new Moto Guzzi Daring you recognize from the front, made light by optical circular stylistically and by the presence of carbon fender mounted on a fork devoid of cover glasses. There are chrome, each mechanical detail view is dark. Stark contrast with the color side fascia and discover numerous details. As the underpan, tip the metal grid radiator grille and the short exhaust megaphone. Also modified the side, lighted passenger footrest support. Platform platforms disappear, present on all the other sisters as the rocker gear to leave room for more sports, advanced platforms and the classic shifter selector pedal.
Particularly cured the saddle covered with alcantara skai by Red seams on sight, in seat and lowered with a folding seat for the passenger. New handlebar drag bar, which, thanks to the advanced position of platforms and other saddle seat, a position more elongated and dominant. You do notice the burnished valves covers, rear shock absorbers with separate gas tank and custom alloy wheels with the Moto Guzzi logo, the minimal mirrors. The bold seems to be loaded on the rear, leaving the imprint of his oversize rear tire 200/65. The generosity of the V-twin 90° from 1400 cc made in Mandello is proverbial and bold, thanks to the new exhaust system redesigned in fluid mechanics, has gained new vigor at high rpm.
The combination of the new handlebar, the position of the footpegs and seat height allow a more dominant driving position, together with the reduction of weight and the sportier exhaust makes it in the fastest of the lot. Therefore the map of ‘Veloce’ power and traction control will enter more performance if this is your choice.