Bimota Motorcycles

Bimota SB8R Specifications

Stroke: 4
Cylinders: 2
Geometry: "V" of 90°
Valves per cylinder: 4
Cooling: liquid
Bore x stroke: 98 x 66 mm
Piston displacement: 996 cc
Compression ratio: 11.3:1
Fuelling: electronic injection
Lubrication: wet sump
Ignition: electronic inductive
Battery: 12V 10 Ah
Starting: electric
Primary drive: gear
Ratio: 31:57
Clutch: multiple plate in oil bath
Gearbox: 6 speed
Ratios from first gear: 12/32, 15/29,18/27, 22/27, 23/25, 24/24
Final drive: chain
Ratio: 17:38
Frame: modular, composed of two aluminium alloy beams and carbon fibre plates.
Wheelbase: 1395 mm
Steering angle: adjustable, 22.9° or 23.9°
Trail: adjustable, 87 mm or 93 mm
Front suspension: telescopic upside-down fork with 46 mm stanchions and rebound, compression and pre-load adjustments
Rear suspension: single shock absorber with compression, rebound, pre-load and length adjustments
Wheel travel: 120 mm front, 130 mm rear
Front brake: double ø320 mm disc
Rear brake: single ø230 mm disc
Rims: 3.50x17 front, 5.50x17 rear
Front tyre: 120/65 ZR 17
Rear tyre: 180/55 ZR 17
Max length: 2100 mm
Max height: 1140 mm
Max width: 860 mm
Seat height: 810 mm
Dry weight: 178 kg
Fuel tank capacity: 20 litres

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