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  • Town/City: Tauranga
  • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV, BMW R100GS
  • Rank: Round the World Adventure Globetrotter

Parent company Piaggio has filed patent documents for the production model of the Moto Guzzi V85 and there are a number of differences.

The pictures below show the colour concept pics and matching gray patent images to compare differences.

Straight away we can see the tank does not come up as high or as sharply off the seat as on the concept bike with the seat reshaped to match, along with the seat not appearing as thick as on the concept. The Patent drawings show a center stand fitted.

We can also see that the front brake caliper is different and the front disc size looks smaller along with the side panel having been redesigned, but I’m sure the aftermarket will come out with side panels like the concept bike has soon enough.

On the left side we can see the exhaust is much larger and the rear brake caliper sits on the underside of the swingarm rather than above it

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