Café Veloce: 1978-1988 Moto Guzzi SP1000

We take a look at the legendary Moto Guzzi 1000SP, compared to the BMW R100RS and the late Honda CBX Super Sport.

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by Motorcycle Classics Staff
A period brochure highlights features of the SP1000.

Years produced: 1978-1988

Horsepower:  62hp @ 6,500rpm (rear wheel)

Top speed: 112mph (period test)

Engine: 948cc, (88mm x 78mm) air-cooled, OHV L-twin

Transmission: 5-speed gearbox, single-plate engine-speed clutch, shaft final drive

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