This week, Jamie visits Miguel Galluzzi at his Pasadena home to talk motorcycle design. In addition to penning the original Monster and the new RSV4, Miguel is responsible for paving a way into the future for Moto Guzzi.
Get over the fact that the Moto Guzzi California 1400 is a cruiser and there’s actually a lot of neat motorcycle stuff going on here. “Details make the motorcycle,” says its designer, Miguel Galluzzi. The California is the first all-new … Continued
The first all-new product of a recently reinvigorated Moto Guzzi, this California cruiser represents the future of the once great brand. These are the first official, high-res pictures of the Moto Guzzi California 1400.
You’re familiar with Miguel Galluzzi’s work, even if you don’t recognize his name. He created the original Ducati Monster and, more recently as Piaggio’s vice president of design, penned both the Aprilia Dorsoduro and RSV4. Now, he’s been tasked with … Continued
Probably the most dramatic example of the departure from the ambitious, elegant futurism of the Terblanche-era Ducatis into the dumbed-down-for-the-masses mundanity of the current generation is in the Multistrada. An utterly unique, if slightly awkward bike corrupted the traditional…
Think Moto Guzzi and you probably think more about a past than a future. It's current products are overweight, underperforming and yet still only manage a tenuous connection to an illustrious heritage. That's a huge problem, one that Piaggio has…
Sportsbikes are typically a non-event in terms of design. An engineering team working working independently combines whichever mechanical components are currently in vogue, then passes the rolling chassis off to the styling department to have some plastic slapped on it….