In 1983, the Moto Guzzi Le Mans III was brought back after MG was able to get the smaller engine certified under US emissions – for a few years the US was stuck with a 949cc engine. With the arrival of the Mark III, Guzzi created approximately 80 technical changes of varying severity from the Mark II model.
The Mark III produced 76 horsepower at the crank and was capable of about 132 miles per hour. One of the notable improvements was Guzzi’s “Nigusil” lining – similar to the Nikasil I’m more familiar with in BMW engines but this was a shortening of Nickel-Guzzi-Silicon.
This example has been upgraded with Marzocchi shocks and Dyna ignition. The sale includes some spares and it comes with the original owner’s manual. Find this Guzzi for sale in Salem, Connecticut for $8,200 here on Facebook Marketplace.
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