After three seasons, the Griso 8V Special Edition changes outfit, leaving behind the commemorative “Tenni” livery for a new look that feels much more, modern and aggressive, called “Black Devil”.
A new colour concept that transmits a greater impact to the non-conformist style of Griso with a “matt black” look interrupted by a sharp silver graphic pattern that generates a beam of light extending from the tank to the lateral ducts.
The visual impression is of an overall feeling of greater compactness of the assembly in a picture of great elegance, typical of the special series produced by Mandello del Lario.
Among the details that make it an authentic “custom-built” are the saddle lining, matching grey thread double-stitching, the attractive spoked wheels with custom channels from Moto Guzzi red, in addition to the above mentioned Black Devil graphic. Equipped with the modern transverse 90° V twin engine of the “Four valve” series, able to output a maximum power of 110 HP at only 7,500 rpm, the Griso 8V SE gives velvety but powerful road performance, making you appreciate the goodness of a chassis capable of keeping that unbridled horsepower under control. On the upper twin spar frame, made of high-strength steel and generously sized lines, where the ribs are not the result of a simple aesthetic suggestion, but are calculated to provide exceptionally high levels of torsional rigidity.
The chassis geometry was calculated to provide stability, with a headstock tilted by 26° for a trail of 108 mm, with a wheelbase of 1,544 mm: however, the Griso 8V SE is surprisingly manoeuvrable and genuine, even lightning fast when changing direction. The behaviour of this fascinating naked takes advantage of the low centre of gravity and the rock front end with offset reduced plates, making the response to handlebar pressure immediate and precise. A veritable scalpel on two wheels that can gratify the most discerning rider looking for perfect trajectory.