Moto Guzzi Nuovo Falcone Militare, 1974, Italy
The Nuovo Falcone model was built by Moto Guzzi from 1969 to 1976 in about 16.000 pieces.
The bike was born in the late 60s, commissioned by the army to have a less expensive motorcycle, easier to maintain than the Moto Guzzi V7.
From 1970 on, it was sold to the general public too.
One of the peculiarities of the Nuovo Falcone was its simplicity of construction, that makes the servicing easy for anybody.
In 1974 they introduced the Sahara version painted in sand.
The new motorcycle from Mandello was used by many public authorities, like the Carabinieri, Firefighters, Bersaglieri, Guardia di Finanza and the Army too; Some were even sold to the Yugoslavian police.
It's the last Moto Guzzi with an horizontal single-cylinder engine.