Moto Guzzi is an Italian motorcycle manufacturer and the oldest European
European manufacturer in continuous motorcycle production.
Established in 1921 in Mandello del Lario, Italy
, the company is noted for its historic role
in Italy's motorcycling manufacture, its prominence worldwide in motorcycle racing,
and industry innovations—including the first motorcycle center stand, wind tunnel and eight-cylinder engine.
In 2004 Moto Guzzi become a unico azionista, a wholly owned subsidiary,
and one of seven brands owned by Piaggio & C. SpA, Europe's largest motorcycle manufacturer
and the world's fourth largest motorcycle manufacturer by unit sales.