Curtains have been raised from Moto Guzzi California 1400 and was on display at Piaggio Group International dealers meeting, which was held on 27 and 28 January 2011. As the name suggests Moto Guzzi California is powered with 1400 cc engine. If we get into the technicalities Moto Guzzi California 1400 is mounted with its traditional 1400 cc transverse V90 engine. This bike is powered with twin cylinder power. Moto Guzzi California 1400 is very comfortable to ride, with long and wide seats, and length of the engine and body have been increased slightly. The engine of Moto Guzzi California 1400 is very reliable and efficient engine, living upto companies tradition.
A newly designed tank is fitted above cylinder unit with new valve covers poping out slightly from the side is giving Moto Guzzi California 1400 a muscular look and making it more appealing and distinctive. Moto Guzzi California 1400 is fitted with new suspensions, and new set of wheels with wider wheel base. Moto Guzzi California 1400, comes with new brake discs too. Moto Guzzi California 1400 has oil-cooled radiator, which is mounted vertically on the front of the engine and it exactly located on the back side of front fender. Moto Guzzi California 1400 has a bit lengthy look may be because of its stretched side covers replacing traditional triangle shaped covers. Moto Guzzi California 1400 is all set to impress Guzzi lovers with its modernized look.
Aprilia Caponord was also launched at the same event. Aprilia Caponord is very much similar to Dorsoduro 1200 in terms of engine capacity and chasis. The looks and body of Aprilia Caponord have been altered, and it is fitted with tall suspensions, and 17 inch width wheels. Aprilia Caponord have big disc brakes with 320 mm each. Aprilia Caponord is all set give tough competition to Ducati's multistrada.