1998 Moto Guzzi Centauro

In Cruiser, Italy by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: after being relisted, this Centauro did not meet reserve despite 26 bids up to $6,550.

Designed for the 75th anniversary of the MG factory, the Moto Guzzi Centauro was a limited production model designed as a sporty variant of the classic Italian cruiser with very distinctive bodywork – bodywork that the factory advertised as being 100% recyclable.

It might be apropos to call it an Italian V-Max, but the Yamaha puts out a bit more oomph. The 992cc twin in the Centauro was good for 95 horsepower and a top speed of 130 miles per hour. Owners say that it’s very cold blooded but that a Will Creedon chip basically fixes all. Some people didn’t care for the ergonomics, but no one could argue with the components – White Power suspension front and rear, Brembo brakes, and Marchesini wheels. Want to learn more? Head over to the Centauro Owners Group for all the information you could want.

This example (VIN: ZGUKKAKK1WM113039) has 11,160 miles and it’s offered by Moe at Cycle Garden. He notes that the bodywork and paint are like new, and he’s just serviced it with a tune up and new timing belts.

Find this Centauro for sale in Indio, California with bidding up to $3,050 and the reserve not yet met here on eBay.