Before a new model of Moto Guzzi can go into production, it is submitted to the Ministry of Transport for approval. The documents below have been used by the Moto Guzzi factory for the 1000S. In addition, they have offered 1000S as a derivative of the Le Mans 1000 for approval. The model name “1000S” is not yet mentioned in the approval sheet, here the model name “VV (Le Mans CI)” is used. The documents are in Italian, but much is clear.
These are a few sentences from the first page:
“Approved by the Ministry of Transport. 2nd supplementary sheet for the introduction of a differentiated series motorcycle Moto Guzzi type VV certificate. ”