2015 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring S.E.

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2015 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring S.E.
2015 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring S.E.

2015 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring S.E.
2015 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring S.E.

2015 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring S.E.
2015 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring S.E.

2015 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring S.E.
2015 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring S.E.



2015 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring S.E. Review

2015 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring S.E. on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

A CHANGE OF CLOTHES…

In addition to the Nero Ambassador and Bianco Eldorado versions, for 2015 the California Touring is available in a new version called “S.E.”

Characterised by a new two-tone graphic, this version, which has a built-in passenger backrest and grab handle, emphasises the virtual continuity with its ancestors through the reinterpretation of various style elements. The most obvious of these are connected to the profile of the saddle, the chromium grab handle and the side panels inspired by the T3 as well as a ratio between the fuel tank and engine sizes which favours the latter, just like the style of the glorious V7 and V850.

This impression is given especially by the ingenious fuel tank, made in metal, with a 21 litre central body and two side covers where the Eagle logo is proudly displayed, moulded on the powerful thermal units of the round headed 1400 cc engine.

This impression is further accentuated by the horizontal lines of the highly polished silencers that end at the rear mudguard, moulded over the impressive 200 tyre and equipped with a spectacular dual LED light cluster that also includes the turn indicators. The front view is no less impressive, with a complex surface headlight unit and a polyelliptical light with LED daylight running light (DRL).
The particular polygon shape of the headlight dominates the luxurious front end, enriched in classic California tradition by the windshield and supplementary lights, painted to match the body, as well as the new front deflectors.

The lightweight alloy wheels are an original ribbed design like the headlight frame, the supplementary lights, the handlebar and the valve covers.

The 46 mm front fork is another throwback to its glorious ancestors: completely sealed by dominating “telescopes” which are now chromium plated. Intended for those who devour kilometres, the California Touring S.E. is unrivalled in terms of comfort and load capacity thanks to its generous saddle and the spacious and elegant 35 litre side panniers, the cruise control feature and the dampening action of the elastic kinematic engine mounting system. The engine mounted is the sculpturesque 1380 cc big bore, the absolute top of its class in terms of performance and consumption, equipped with Ride-by-wire multimap electronic engine management.

This technology allows the rider to choose one of three engine management maps: Turismo, Veloce and Pioggia.

The dynamic performance of the vehicle is also kept under control by its traction control system (MGCT) which can be adjusted on three actuation levels in order to increase active safety without impacting performance and riding pleasure.


 

 


 

2015 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring S.E. – www.Totalmotorcycle.com American Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price:
See Dealer for Pricing in USD

ENGINE
Type 90° V-twin engine, 4-stroke, 4 valves, double ignition
Cooling air and oil with an independent cooling pump. Oil radiator with thermostat controlled fan.
Engine capacity 1380 cm³
Bore and stroke 104 x 81.2 mm
Compression ratio 10.5 : 1
Maximum power 71 kW (96 HP) at 6500 rpm
Maximum torque 87 ft-lb – 120 Nm @2750 rpm
Fuel supply / Ignition phased electronic Multipoint sequential injection, Magneti Marelli IAW7SM; “ride by wire” Ø 52 mm throttle body, IWP 243 Magneti Marelli injectors, double oxygen sensor, integrated management of 3 engine mappings, traction control, cruise control
Starter Electric
Spark plugs NGK LMAR8F, 2 per cylinder
Exhaust system stainless steel, 2-in-2 type, three-way catalytic converter with double lambda probe
Type approval EPA and CARB

TRANSMISSION
Gearbox 6 speeds with final overdrive
Final drive double cardan joint and fixed bevel gear seat
Clutch single-disc with integrated anti-vibration buffer

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
Chassis steel tubing, closed double cradle with elastic-kinematic engine mounting system to isolate vibrations.
Wheelbase 66.3 in – 1685mm
Trail 6.1 in – 155 mm
Headstock angle 32°
Steering angle 38°
Front suspension Ø 46 mm hydraulic telescopic fork, with radial calliper mounting brackets
Front wheel travel 4.7 in – 120 mm
Rear suspension swingarm with double shock absorber with adjustable spring preload. No rebound adjustment on rear shock.
Rear wheel travel 4.3 in – 110 mm
Front brake dual 320 mm stainless steel floating discs, Brembo radial callipers with 4 horizontally opposed pistons
Rear brake 282 mm stainless steel fixed disc, Brembo floating calliper with 2 parallel pistons
Wheels Aluminium alloy
Front tire 130/70 R 18”
Rear tire 200/60 R 16”

DIMENSIONS
Length 96.2 in. – 2445 mm
Width 40.5 in. – 1030mm
Height 57.4 in. – 1460 mm
Saddle height 29.1 in. – 740 mm (Opt: 28.3 in. – 720 mm)
Minimum ground clearance 6.4 in. – 165 mm
Dry weight 709.8 lbs.- 322 Kg
Kerb weight 742.9 lbs. – 337 Kg
Fuel tank capacity 5.4 gal. – 20.5 litres
Reserve 1.3 gal. – 5 litres

 


 

2015 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring S.E. – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: See Dealer for Pricing in CDN

ENGINE
Type 90° V-twin engine, 4-stroke, 4 valves, double ignition
Cooling air and oil with an independent cooling pump. Oil radiator with thermostat controlled fan.
Engine capacity 1380 cm³
Bore and stroke 104 x 81.2 mm
Compression ratio 10.5 : 1
Maximum power 71 kW (96 HP) at 6500 rpm
Maximum torque 87 ft-lb – 120 Nm @2750 rpm
Fuel supply / Ignition phased electronic Multipoint sequential injection, Magneti Marelli IAW7SM; “ride by wire” Ø 52 mm throttle body, IWP 243 Magneti Marelli injectors, double oxygen sensor, integrated management of 3 engine mappings, traction control, cruise control
Starter Electric
Spark plugs NGK LMAR8F, 2 per cylinder
Exhaust system stainless steel, 2-in-2 type, three-way catalytic converter with double lambda probe
Type approval EPA and CARB

TRANSMISSION
Gearbox 6 speeds with final overdrive
Final drive double cardan joint and fixed bevel gear seat
Clutch single-disc with integrated anti-vibration buffer

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
Chassis steel tubing, closed double cradle with elastic-kinematic engine mounting system to isolate vibrations.
Wheelbase 66.3 in – 1685mm
Trail 6.1 in – 155 mm
Headstock angle 32°
Steering angle 38°
Front suspension Ø 46 mm hydraulic telescopic fork, with radial calliper mounting brackets
Front wheel travel 4.7 in – 120 mm
Rear suspension swingarm with double shock absorber with adjustable spring preload. No rebound adjustment on rear shock.
Rear wheel travel 4.3 in – 110 mm
Front brake dual 320 mm stainless steel floating discs, Brembo radial callipers with 4 horizontally opposed pistons
Rear brake 282 mm stainless steel fixed disc, Brembo floating calliper with 2 parallel pistons
Wheels Aluminium alloy
Front tire 130/70 R 18”
Rear tire 200/60 R 16”

DIMENSIONS
Length 96.2 in. – 2445 mm
Width 40.5 in. – 1030mm
Height 57.4 in. – 1460 mm
Saddle height 29.1 in. – 740 mm (Opt: 28.3 in. – 720 mm)
Minimum ground clearance 6.4 in. – 165 mm
Dry weight 709.8 lbs.- 322 Kg
Kerb weight 742.9 lbs. – 337 Kg
Fuel tank capacity 5.4 gal. – 20.5 litres
Reserve 1.3 gal. – 5 litres

 


 

2015 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring S.E. – www.Totalmotorcycle.com European/UK Specifications/Technical Details
UK/European MSRP Price: 20,190 Euro

ENGINE
Type 90° V-twin engine, 4-stroke, 4 valves, double ignition
Cooling air and oil with an independent cooling pump. Oil radiator with thermostat controlled fan.
Engine capacity 1380 cm³
Bore and stroke 104 x 81.2 mm
Compression ratio 10.5 : 1
Maximum power 71 kW (96 HP) at 6500 rpm
Maximum torque 87 ft-lb – 120 Nm @2750 rpm
Fuel supply / Ignition phased electronic Multipoint sequential injection, Magneti Marelli IAW7SM; “ride by wire” Ø 52 mm throttle body, IWP 243 Magneti Marelli injectors, double oxygen sensor, integrated management of 3 engine mappings, traction control, cruise control
Starter Electric
Spark plugs NGK LMAR8F, 2 per cylinder
Exhaust system stainless steel, 2-in-2 type, three-way catalytic converter with double lambda probe
Type approval EPA and CARB

TRANSMISSION
Gearbox 6 speeds with final overdrive
Final drive double cardan joint and fixed bevel gear seat
Clutch single-disc with integrated anti-vibration buffer

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
Chassis steel tubing, closed double cradle with elastic-kinematic engine mounting system to isolate vibrations.
Wheelbase 66.3 in – 1685mm
Trail 6.1 in – 155 mm
Headstock angle 32°
Steering angle 38°
Front suspension Ø 46 mm hydraulic telescopic fork, with radial calliper mounting brackets
Front wheel travel 4.7 in – 120 mm
Rear suspension swingarm with double shock absorber with adjustable spring preload and rebound damping.
Rear wheel travel 4.3 in – 110 mm
Front brake dual 320 mm stainless steel floating discs, Brembo radial callipers with 4 horizontally opposed pistons
Rear brake 282 mm stainless steel fixed disc, Brembo floating calliper with 2 parallel pistons
Wheels Aluminium alloy
Front tire 130/70 R 18”
Rear tire 200/60 R 16”

DIMENSIONS
Length 96.2 in. – 2445 mm
Width 40.5 in. – 1030mm
Height 57.4 in. – 1460 mm
Saddle height 29.1 in. – 740 mm (Opt: 28.3 in. – 720 mm)
Minimum ground clearance 6.4 in. – 165 mm
Dry weight 709.8 lbs.- 322 Kg
Kerb weight 742.9 lbs. – 337 Kg
Fuel tank capacity 5.4 gal. – 20.5 litres
Reserve 1.3 gal. – 5 litres


* Weight with motorcycle ready for use with all operating fluids and without fuel.

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