The Moto Guzzi debuted a new bobber model naming ‘V9’, which carries the raw character along with powerful drivetrain. The V9 Bobber is the full meal for the auto lovers, who are craving for the new distinctive models. This legendary model from the bike maker comes with the vintage essence that surely grabs the auto adores all over the world. So, the question is, does this model had the capability to withstand in the competitive Bobber segment? Let’s have a look.
The Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber comes with the splendid body design, which was a big asset for the bike to be in the trends. The bike maker had given perfect Bobber stance to the bike by eliminating all the flamboyant fairings and made the bike simple and clean.
Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber comes offered in elegant paint schemes like;
The round headlamp unit at the front gives perfect presence to the bike on the track. The robust slim fuel tank is enough to grab the attention of the customers. The V9 Bobber gets a matte color scheme to give the retro classic look to the bike. The bike maker had employed quality fitments to give prominent & worthy stance to the rider.
To give plusher stance to the Bobber, the bike maker had finished the fuel cap, footrest mounts and some other body parts with the aluminum. Thus the bike appears to be lavish with the stylish & contemporary bike fitments. The standard and add-on features like; USB port, Moto Guzzi Media Platform (MGMP), that allows the rider to view the information of mobile on the display unit.
The semi-digital instrument cluster acknowledges the rider with significant info regarding; speedometer, trip meter, odometer, average speed, fuel status, temperature, gear indicator, traction control. Though it boasts interesting features, the absence of tachometer makes the rider to feel bad.
Powering the V9 Bobber, it gets an 850cc, air-cooled engine that effectively pumps 55PS of peak power along with a peak torque of 63 Nm. Hence with the Bobber revs with great speed and acceleration. The bike gives nevertheless performance to the rider with duly working 6-gearbox that transmits the grunt to the rear wheel via shaft drive. The smoother & gentle rides are possible with refined and tuned engine unit. The V-Twin engine unit employed transversely to reduce the heat, that was produced by the engine. Being a Euro-4 compliance engine the V9 Bobber offers easy maneuvering conditions with improved performance.
The exhaust unit fitted with the bike gives low & refined noise, if you are not ok with it, then you can fit the aftermarket exhaust tip to get roaring sound with raging speed. With all the engine configuration and technicalities, the Bobber claims 25 km/l on highways and 19 km/l in city road conditions.
The V9 Bobber gives you a perfect & comfortable posture to relish the drives by eliminating all the uneasy disturbances that come across the road. The flat handlebar with slightly forward foot pegs offers easy steering conditions and comfortable riding gesture to the biker.
The bike was built on a tubular steel double cradle chassis that offers incredible riding capabilities to the rider. The bike runs on a fat tyre’s, which gives heavy feeling to the biker particularly on low revs. The biker can maneuver the hard traffic conditions with great ease and for this credit goes to the bike maker for limiting the weight of the bike to 200 kg. The suspension movement is also good, but if the complete road is uneven, then it is not an apt bike to ride with. While the 320mm Brembo single disc at front stops the bike accurately and further the biker gets aided with the ABS unit which comes as a standard unit to enhance the braking operation.
The Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber is the authentic model that has enough charm to pull the cruiser adores, who crave for the interesting models. The attentive design, commendable performance and aptly working features surely turn the heads of the contenders. Hence the V9 Bobber gets priced at a range of INR 13.9 lakh (ex-showroom Pune).