Moto Guzzi 850 GT



Model / year            V 850 GT / 1972-1974

Engine                      4-stroke 90 degree V-twin 83 x 78 mm / 844 cc

Compression ratio     9.2:1

Output                     51 hp at 6000 rpm

Cylinder head            light alloy with valve seat inserts

Cylinder                   light alloy with chrome bores

Valve arrangement     inclined overhead

Valve gear                push rod and rocker arm

Ignition                    coil

Carburettor             Dell'Orto VHB 29 CD, VHB 29 CS

Lubrication              geared pressure pump

Clutch                     dry dual plate type

Gearbox                  foot-change 5-speed constant-mesh

Transmission            primary, gears: final drive. shaft

Frame                      tubular duplex cradle

Wheelbase               1470 mm

Front suspension       teledraulic fork

Rear suspension        swinging arm with teledraulic dampers

Wheels                     cast light allov with WM 3/2.15 x 18 rims

Tyres                       4.00 - 18"

Brakes                      expansion typerfront, manual with 4 shoes; rear, pedal

Weight                     253 kgs

Max speed                approx. 180 km/h

Normal consumption  (Cuna stds.) 6.5 litres per 100 kms

Fuel tank capacity    22.5 litres

Lubricani capacity    3 litres