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Just lately unveiled within the presence of Simone Niccolai, managing director of Asia Pacific 2Wheeler, Piaggio Asia Pacific is the 2018 Moto Guzzi V7 III Tough, priced at RM75,000. Nevertheless, there are a restricted variety of V7 III Roughs obtainable to early birds at an introductory value of RM69,900. This brings the variety of variations within the V7 III household to 6 with the addition of the Tough, Carbon and Milano to the present mannequin vary of the Stone, Racer and Particular. The V7 III Tough is wearing what Moto Guzzi calls “an city nation fashion” that resembles the basic scrambler bikes of the 70s. Carrying the standard tranversely-mounted Moto Guzzi 744 cc V-twin, with two pushrod-actuated valves per cylinder, the V7 III Tough has 52 hp at 6,200 rpm and 60 Nm at four,900 on faucet. Fed by single throttle physique Marelli EFI, energy will get to the bottom through a six-speed gearbox and shaft drive. Normal on the Tough, as with all V7 III bikes within the vary, is two-channel ABS and switchable two-mode traction management. The modes on the traction management might be modified by the rider to dry, rain or off, as desired. Setting the V7 III Tough aside from its siblings is semi-knobby tyres mounted on spoked wheels – an 18-inch in entrance and a 17-inch hoop within the rear. Seat peak on the Tough is 770 mm, making it straightforward for a variety of riders to mount and moist weight is claimed to be 209 kg. Gasoline for the 2018 Moto Guzzi V7 III Tough is carried in a 21-litre tank and the seat with particular stitching is exclusive to the Tough. Additionally distinctive to the V7 III Tough are the aluminium facet covers and entrance mudguard. Suspension on the Tough is conventional telescopic forks in entrance, protected by rubber gaiters for that genuine “retro” look and twin preload-adjustable shock absorbers within the rear. Braking is with a single 320 mm disc in entrance, grabbed by a Brembo four-piston calliper and single 260 mm disc on the again wheel.