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Fitted with the single-sided front end from a Gilera CX125 and wearing bespoke bodywork, it's really hard to tell that Filippo Barbacane's Diamante started life as a Moto Guzzi Griso 8V. The front end has been massively reinforced to deal with the added weight and performance over that little 125, while the fuel tank has been repositioned under the custom rear subframe, leaving room for a huge airbox with a top-mounted intake. The name comes from the faceted bodywork, which also serves to channel air around the cylinder heads to partially accommodate the increased cooling made necessary by the 1420cc capacity and 140bhp output. Barbacane will be producing 30 of these.

via SoloMoto30

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