1982 MOTO GUZZI LE MANS MK3 CUSTOM

KEY FACTS

  • A stunning custom resto-mod by La Busca Motorcycles, nicknamed ‘The Gunslinger’ and based on an original Le Mans Mk3.
  • Power comes from the matching numbers 850cc four-stroke V-twin engine, coupled to a five-speed transmission.
  • It has previously been featured by The Bike Shed Motorcycle Club.

EQUIPMENT AND FEATURES

  • Unmodified Tonti frame and original engine
  • Motogadget M Unit-powered electrics
  • Elektronik Sacshe ignition with an integrated reg/rec module for improved reliability
  • Custom upswept exhaust with re-jetted carburettors
  • Headlamp fairing with an offset headlight on custom made aluminium brackets
  • Custom-built oval side panels to conceal the battery
  • Reupholstered Giuliari seat, originally intended for an early Kawasaki Z1, complementing the MK3's more angled fuel tank
  • Motoscope Pro dash unit with a GPS sender for accurate speedometer readings and wiring routed inside the clip-on handlebars
  • Datatool S4 Red alarm/immobiliser

CONDITION

  • No known damage to the frame or body.
  • Its resprayed silver paintwork is in excellent condition, with no significant wear.
  • Its Giuliari seat cover has very light creases, giving the leather a handsome ‘worn in’ appearance.
  • No electrical faults have been detected.
  • The most recent MOT test was on 10 March 2021 at 33,138 miles, which was a first-time pass with no advisories or defects.

SUMMARY

This Moto Guzzi Le Mans Mk3 Custom is an intriguing bespoke build by La Busca Motorcycles, incorporating a number of unusual features to produce a true one-off. Retaining its original engine, this bike presents in generally superb condition, and would make an eye-catching weekend cruiser or a fun display bike for shows throughout the summer.

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Bike Overview

  • 34,000 miles
  • manual
  • Silver
  • 850 cc
  • VIN12176


Lot Overview

  • Lot #04142
  • private Sale
  • Richmond, United Kingdom

Seller

  • The_Resurrectionist

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