Moto Morini Granferro revealed in
18th November 2009
Morini revealed their eagerly awaited Granferro 'hypermotard'
at the Milan motorcycle show. Billed as a "fun
bike without compromise" it is powered by the
Italian manufacturer's exuberant twin-cylinder CorsaCorta
1187cc V-Twin, featuring forged pistons measuring
107 mm - the largest ever manufactured for a bike
in this category - with a stroke of 66 mm. Equipped
with a double exhaust too, the Graferro delivers over
125 hp at the crankshaft.
Designed by Rodolfo Frascoli (of Marabese
Design), the front aspect is strongly characterised
by the parallel twin spotlights astride the mini fairing.
which protects the instrument panel and extends into
a nose cone, marking the Granferro's aggressive profile.
The tank, derived from the Granpasso adventure sport
model, has a 27-litre capacity, unlike typical 'motard'
bikes, allowing owners to use the bike in a more versatile
manner, with great potential for medium and long trips
All components are from top quality suppliers - 17"
wheels with light alloy rims, brakes with enbloc callipers,
fully adjustable front forks and rear mono-shock and
carbon fibre bodywork.
Production is scheduled for April 2010, for delivery
to UK showrooms in May. It is expected to sell for
For information call 01202 823344 or visit http://www.motomorinimotorcycles.co.uk/.