1991 marked a revolutionary milestone with the employment of 4-valves per cylinder by Moto Guzzi for their liter superbike. From successes in the AMA sanctioned Battle of the Twins series, this new machine was named “Daytona”. The firm also switched from carburetors to Weber-Marelli fuel injection for its new flagship model, which produced 95bhp, a 10% increase over the old Le Mans 1000. The engine was mounted in an all-new mono-shock chassis with a hint of retro styling. The model didn’t last long until the company returned to the far more mundane 2-valve/cylinder machine line-up. Only 283 were produced, with only 51 coming the shores of the US.
The 1993 Moto Guzzi Daytona 1000 Monoposto on offer here comes from a Southern California collector, restorer, engineer and enthusiast, who has owned the bike for several years. Purchased new at Pro Italia, Ducati, MV Agusta, Aprilia and Moto Guzzi dealer in Glendale, California by our vendor’s friend, the bike changed hands with approximately 1,000 miles on the odometer. Now, with less than 1,500 original miles on the odometer, the bike is in exceptional condition throughout. Regularly serviced, the most recent being this month to ready it for sale, the bike is in as exquisite mechanical condition as it looks.
Engine no. KA*011722*
Location: Ventura, California