The Moto Guzzi Ambassador was developed as a successor to the V7, which was initially built to provide a police platform in their home country of Italy. The Berline brothers convinced MG to bring it to the US in an attempt to snag some cruiser customers away from Harley-Davidson. The Ambassador (or V750) got some upgrades to target the US market, and Americans responded favorably – in 1971, Moto Guzzi set an internal record by producing over 46,400 examples.
For a lot of Americans, this was the start to their love affair with Moto Guzzi. The 757cc motor was good for 60 horsepower (10 more than the V7), and a nearly 6 gallon tank meant you could eat up miles without having to stop often. For more on the Ambassador, check out this story on Motorcycle Classics.
This example has 12,850 miles and the seller says that it’s in “excellent condition.” It’s in impressive cosmetic shape, and the seller states that it’s “ready to tour cross country, or ride down to Bike Night.” The sale includes a dual seat as well.
Find this Ambassador for sale in Corning, New York for $7,500 here on Craigslist.
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