Moto Guzzi’s peculiar V85 TT and V85 TT Travel are getting a large group of updates for the Italian company’s century in 2021.
Dispatched in 2019, the TT mixed experience bicycle style and common sense with Guzzi’s conventional, ‘old school’ air-cooled, cross over V-twin, shaft-drive powertrain. With a motor dependent on that of the V9 delivering 79bhp, sensible reasonableness, ‘retro enduro’ styling and a value beginning under £11K, it immediately won admirers as one of Guzzi’s most long legged and flexible models.
Presently, for 2021, Guzzi has declared a progression of critical updates. The mark air-cooled V-twin has gotten various top-end changes which are professed to improve force at both low and medium rpm, albeit no figures have yet been delivered.
Moreover, the quantity of electronic riding modes has been helped from three to five – with Sport and Custom (a customisable mode) added to the past Street, Rain and Off-Road modes.
While, at last, the TT’s wire wheels have been supplanted by another external edge spoked type, like those of BMW’s GS, which both permit the fitment of tubeless tires and are professed to cut load by 1.5kg.
The visiting centered TT Travel, then, gets in no way different overhauls and comes outfitted with a bigger Touring screen, panniers, LED lights and warmed holds. Costs and accessibility presently can’t seem to be reported.