Ewan McGregor loves Moto Guzzi: Obi-Wan

Many famous faces in cinema and sports cultivate their passion for sports cars, boasting of dreamy collections and garages full of cars few can afford. However, not everyone has a passion for four wheels: there are also those who love Ewan McGregorHe particularly likes the world of motorcycles. The Scottish actor known to have given his face to Obi-Wan Kenobi several times in Star Wars as well as being the protagonist of several films including Cult Trainspotting, has a great passion for the world of two-wheelers and in particular for Guzzi motorcycles. This is one of the models Mandelo El Lario’s house The first two-wheeled bicycle the famous face of the big screen rode in the saddle.

in particular is Moto Guzzi V7 Sport from 1972, a very popular cafe racer in the 1970s that McGregor bought in his youth spending all his savings. It is a second-hand model which first occupied its garage and which is still on display, particularly meticulously restored. However, the list of Moto Guzzi is long: in their garage in Los Angeles, there is also room for a V11 Le Mans Tenni 2002, a half Guzzi drift intended for the Italian champion Omobono Tenni but also 2000 V11 Sport, a model powered by the iconic V-Twin in transverse position for the Italian brand. Another Guzzi that McGregor jealously guards is the 1974 Eldorado, the signature bike used by the LAPD, also available in a street version. The passion of the Scots has been so closely associated with the Italian brand that it became their testament when the California 1400 was launched in 2013 and again in 2019 for the new brand. Moto Guzzi V85TT.

Besides a great passion for Mandello al Lario models, Ewan McGregor also loves other bikes. In addition to the various samples already mentioned, he shared his collection between the United States and London: among the main models, we find two indian chopper larry, including one bought at auction in 2012 and customized by the famous Indian tuner Larry, who died in 2004, as well as several BMWs he uses on long journeys with actor Charlie Borman, including the R1150GS and the R1200GS. McGregor also included some UK-made classics in his garage, like the 1956 Sunbeam S7 or the 1952 Bantam D1 BSA. A few years ago the Scottish actor also owned a 1980 Honda Goldwing, which was sold. auctioned like new.

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