Moto Guzzi 1000SPII with TR500 N4


Make Model

Moto Guzzi 1000SPII with TR500 N4 Sidecar




Four stroke, 90° V twin alloy, longitudinally mounted, OHV, 2 valve per cylinder, All plain bearing engine with two mains and split shell big ends. One piece forged crankshaft. Steel con-rod split across big end eye. Valve operation: Pushrod from camshaft between cylinder bases in crankcase. Clearance by screw and locknut on rocker tips


949 cc / 57.9 cu-in
Bore x Stroke 88 x 78 mm
Cooling System Air cooled
Compression Ratio 9.2:1


2x 30mm Dell'Orto VHB with air filltering and inlet silencer
Lubrication By pressure pump


Current distributor
Starting Electric

Max Power

67 hp 49 kW @ 6700 rpm

Max Power Rear Tyre

62 hp @ 6500 rpm

Max Torque

75.3 Nm / 55.6 lb-ft @ 5200 rpm
Clutch Dry twin plate diaphragm unit mounted on crankshaft end


5 Speed
Final Drive Shaft, within right side pivoted fork leg. 4.71:1 reduction
Frame Duplex cradle, disassemblable

Front Suspension

Moto Guzzi telescopic air fork with pressure equalizer

Rear Suspension

Swinging fork with adjusable hydraulic dampers

Front Brakes

2x 270mm discs

Rear Brakes

Single 270mm disc
Wheels Light alloy casting

Front Tyre

110/90 H16  or  110/90 V16

Rear Tyre

120/90 H18  or  120/90 V 18

Dry Weight


Fuel Capacity

26 Litres / 6.8 US gal