The Moto Guzzi cafe racer for over 100 thousand euros

The new special version of the Moto Guzzi Griso, a variant that manages to transform two-wheelers into a truly exclusive racing car. Behind the customization is Blacktrack Motors, Sasha Lakic to be precise, who has tried to achieve the greatest potential of this cafe racer in the BT-05 Cento version. But at what price? Well over 100 thousand euros.

How the Moto Guzzi Griso BT-05 Cento was born

The Griso is a two-wheeler produced by Moto Guzzi since 2005 in three different displacements (there is the 850, 1100 and 1200 cc version), a street naked that over the years has been able to carve out a certain slice of enthusiasts. Although she has not managed to make the leap and become a real icon, she does not fail to count several lovers. These include Sasha Lakic, a French car designer and more, the one who founded Blacktrack Motors in 2016, the name behind the special version of the Moto Guzzi Griso in question.

This special series is called BT-05 Cento, a tribute to the centenary of Moto Guzzi (this year the Mandellese manufacturer turns 101) that Sasha Lakic created in collaboration with Guareschi Moto. If the latter company took care of the chassis (the steel tube frame was developed by the famous Parma workshop), everything else passed through the hands of Blacktrack Motors, which of Griso upset practically everythingwith the exception of the transmission system and the 1,151cc four-valve longitudinal V-twin, stop.

In the details of the special version of the Moto Guzzi Griso

In short, including the base of the Moto Guzzi Griso BT-05 Cento, it remains to be understood where and how Blacktrack Motors worked to make the two-wheeler in question so special (read also: expensive). Lakic has in fact built practically a whole other bike around the aforementioned engine and transmission, using the super light tubular frame by Guareschi Moto and proceeding with the assembly of a multitude of exclusive components that have contributed to making the motorcycle a cafe racer inspired by the Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans yes, but also a two-wheeled racing car.

The special Moto Guzzi Griso BT-05 Cento version is a racing car worth over 100,000 euros

In fact, the Griso BT-05 Cento boasts a fully adjustable Ohlins FGRT fork, as is the rear mono TTX, magnesium rims by Casa Marvic (super light too) on which the Michelin Power RS ‚Äč‚Äčtires are placed. slick. The extensive use of materials in carbon fiber it helps to lower the weight of the bike (the complete bike weighs a good 50 kg less: 175 instead of 231 compared to the Griso 1200). But to make it a true racing car, the dedicated titanium exhaust system branded Zard plays a leading role, but above all the specific increase kit, thanks to which the displacement and power increase respectively to 1,382 cc (from 1,151) and to 136 horses (from 110). The final price of this Moto Guzzi Griso BT-05? Well 117.900 eurowell beyond the cost of another special Guzzi-based version that has recently hit the headlines.

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