2008 Moto Guzzi California Classic Specs

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These are the known mechanical and performance specifications for your 2008 Moto Guzzi California Classic.

Basic Specs

MakeMoto Guzzi
ModelMoto Guzzi California Classic


Displacement1064.00 ccm (64.93 cubic inches)
DetailsV2, four-stroke
Bore/Stroke92.0 x 80.0 mm (3.6 x 3.1 inches)
FuelingInjection. Magneti Marelli IAW alfa-n system Multipoint phased sequential fuel injection;
IgnitionMagneti Marelli IAW 15RC electronic digital ignition with inductive spark
ExhaustSteel, 2 tubes connected to an expansion room, that is connected to 2 steel mufflers. Catalyzed with Lambda probe (EURO 2)
LubricationForced lobes, with geared pump and pressure regulator


Final DriveShaft drive (cardan)
ClutchSingle disc, dry, with mechanical control


Horespower72.41 HP (52.9 kW)
Torque94.00 Nm (9.6 kgf-m or 69.3 ft.lbs)
Top Speed

Fuel Economy & Polution

Fuel Consumption
Fuel Capacity19.00 litres (5.02 gallons)


Frame TypeDetachable tubular duplex cradle in special high-strengh steel
Trail116 mm (4.6 inches)
Front SuspensionMarzocchi hydraulic telescopic fork, 45 mm
Front Travel330 mm (13.0 inches)
Rear SuspensionSwing arm with 2 hydraulic shock absorbers
Rear Travel330 mm (13.0 inches)
Seat Height780 mm (30.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Alt. Seat Height
Total Height1,150 mm (45.3 inches)
Total Length2,380 mm (93.7 inches)
Total Width815 mm (32.1 inches)
Ground Clearance190 mm (7.5 inches)
Wheelbase1,560 mm (61.4 inches)
Dry Weight251.0 kg (553.4 pounds)
Wet Weight

Wheels & Brakes

Front Tire/Tyre110/90-18
Rear Tire/Tyre150/70-17
Front BrakesSingle disc
Front Brake Diameter320 mm (12.6 inches)
Rear BrakesSingle disc
Rear Brake Diameter282 mm (11.1 inches)


It appears you're interested in specifications for the Moto Guzzi California Classic. This Custom / cruiser model is powered by a V2, four-stroke engine with 1064.00 ccm (64.93 cubic inches) of actual displacement before 9.8:1 compression. Fueling is metered via Injection. Magneti Marelli IAW alfa-n system Multipoint phased sequential fuel injection; allowing this machine to produce its 72.41 HP (52.9 kW) horsepower and 94.00 Nm (9.6 kgf-m or 69.3 ft.lbs) torque. According to our records engine heat of the Moto Guzzi California Classic is moderated by Air. You'll need to get familiar with the 5-speed transmission and pay attention to final drive Shaft drive (cardan) maintainence. Our best information shows that the front tire size is 110/90-18 and the rear is 150/70-17 . The entire package is supported by the frame, Detachable tubular duplex cradle in special high-strengh steel. We know you like to go fast or cruise all day, but when you need to stop, you'll be dependant on Single disc front brakes and Single disc rear brakes. The Moto Guzzi California Classic was launched in 2008, and we're happy to know (or assume) you've got one in your garage. To help you keep your ride in tip-top shape, consider purchasing an owner or service manual.