Moto Guzzi Bellagio launched in India
Premium Italian motorcycle manufacturer Moto Guzzi has increased their Indian portfolio by adding the Bellagio. Moto Guzzi, which is owned by Italian scooter giant Piaggio, had made their foray in to the Indian two-wheeler market with the Greso 1200 8V in December 2012 (Related: Moto Guzzi makes Indian debut). The Bellagio is powered by an air-cooled, four-stroke, 935cc V-twin engine pumping out 74PS of power and a torque rating of 78Nm. Power is layed onto the rear wheels via a six-speed transmission.
Moto Guzzi has priced the Bellagio at Rs. 15.2 lakh (ex-showroom, Gurgaon). Bookings for the bike has commenced at the Northwards Motors dealership which is the first and only dealership of the brand in the country. As of now, the Bellagio will be only available in black colour with a waiting period of six weeks for delivery. According to company officials response for the premium Italian brand has been satisfactory with the dealership registering few sales. The Bellagio is pitched against the Ducati Streetfighter and the premium CKD models from the stables of Harley-Davidson.