Moto Guzzi Griso 1200 8V S.E.




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Moto Guzzi Griso 1200 8V S.E.




Four stroke, V twin, longitudinally mounted, OHV, 4 valve per cylinder.


1151 cc / 70.2 cu-in
Bore x Stroke 95 x 81.2 mm
Cooling System Air cooled
Compression Ratio 11.0:1
Lubrication Wet sump
Exhaust Stainless steel two-into-one 3-way catalysed with Lambda probe.


Multipoint sequential electronic injection, Magneti Marelli IAW 5A phased, alfa-n system; 2 x Ø50 mm throttle bodies with Weber IWP 189 injectors, Lambda probe.


Inductive discharge, digitally controlled, electronic twin spark ignition 

Spark Plugs

NGK PMR8B (Long Life)
Starting Electric
Exhaust Stainless steel two-into-one 3-way catalysed with Lambda probe.

Max Power

80.8 kW / 108.3 hp @ 7500 rpm

Max Torque

108 Nm / 80 lb/ft @ 6400 rpm
Clutch Single plate with integrated flexible couplings


5 Speed
Final Drive Shaft
Gear Ratio 1st 17/38 = 1 : 2.235  2nd 20/34 = 1 : 1.700   3rd 23/31 = 1 : 1.348   4th 26/29 = 1 : 1.115   5th 31/30 = 1 : 0.968   6th 29/25 = 1 : 0.862
Frame High tensile steel tubular twin cradle

Front Suspension

Upside down Ø 43 mm fully adjustable forks (spring preload and hydraulic for rebound and compression) with mounting for radial calipers.
Front Wheel Travel 120 mm / 4.7

Rear Suspension

Progressive single swingarm, fully adjustable monoshock with separate gas reservoir spring preload and hydraulic for rebound and compression.
Rear Wheel Travel 110 mm / 4.3 in

Front Brakes

2x 320 mm discs 4 piston calipers

Rear Brakes

Single 282mm disc 2 piston caliper
Wheels Tubeless spoke wheels with aluminium Ber rim and Alpina spokes.
Front wheel  3.50” x 17”
Rear whee l 5.50” x 17”

Front Tyre

120/70 ZR17

Rear Tyre

180/55 ZR17
Steering angle  34°
Rake 26.3°
 Trail 108 mm / 4.2 in
Dimensions Length 2260 mm / 89.0 in
Width   830 mm / 32.6 in
Height  1070 mm / 42.1 in
Wheelbase 1554 mm / 61.0 in
Seat Height 800 mm / 31.4 in
Ground Clearance 185 mm / 7.28 in

Dry Weight

222 kg / 489 lbs

Fuel Capacity 

16.7 Litres / 4.5 gal


The new elegant Red Trophy livery that enhances the sporty spirit of this fascinating naked bike from Como.
An extremely refined style, starting with the saddle and the red double stitching, the stylish spoked wheels with rims customized with red Moto Guzzi lettering. The dynamic handling exploits the low center of gravity, the fully adjustable and stable front end and Brembo braking.The Bike

“His power became greater in reality and in the minds of others.” This is a description of ‘Griso’, a character in ‘I promessi sposi’ by Alessandro Manzoni, one of the most famous works of Italian literature. In the book, Griso is a tough and fearless leader of the Bravi, and a man “who naturally undertook all the most daring enterprises”.

This description could just as well be applied to the new Rosso Griso 8V SE, the most exciting and spirited of all Moto Guzzi models, designed to create a new, more intense concept of sports riding based on sheer power and four valve cylinder technology. Designed to respect a tradition that has lasted forty years, the new engine adopts the rational 90° transverse V twin layout but with 563 new parts, and introduces for the first time a single overhead cam valve timing and silent running Morse chains to operate the four valves per cylinder. 75% of this highly developed Moto Guzzi 1200cc engine has been modified compared to its predecessor, to produce 110 HP at only 7500 rpm and a maximum foot pounds of 80 foot pounds at 6400 rpm.

The Griso 8V SE is an instinctive creation, pure, solid and distinctive and in many ways a work of art. The design details are discreet but elegant and pure quality; the lines blend together and are accentuated by the chrome finishing and satin metal form. The fuel tank lends itself superbly to the strong frame creating an aerodynamic teardrop body which is continued through to the tail which houses three high intensity LED light units.

The Griso is decidedly masculine and powerful yet the “Quattrovalvole” engine seems to be set like a jewel in a frame that shows off its revolutionary design to the utmost effect. Returning to its performance, it becomes obvious that the sophisticated components are not mere technical details included for the sake of style but enhance performance and provide guaranteed reactivity.