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Gilera 150 Super Sport 1957


Engine: Single cylinder four-stroke OHV

Bore & stroke: 60 x 54 mm

Engine Capacity: 152cc cast iron cylinder

Maximum power: 7.3 h.p. (6 kW) @ 5.800 rpm

Valves per cylinder: 2

Carburettor: Dell'Orto MA 18 B Ø 18 mm

Cooling system: Air cooled

Ignition: Battery-fed with automatically-advanced distributor

Lubrication: Wet sump forced circulation with mechanical gear pump

Transmission: Gear primary, chain final

Clutch: Cable operated with multiple wet disc in oil bath

Gearbox: 4-Speed foot-change

Starter: Kick-starter

Throttle: Cable operated

Frame type: Drawn steel tubes

Front Suspension: Telescopic fork and shock absorbers

Rear Suspension: Swingarm with hydraulic shock absorbers

Front Brake: Drum, Ø 150 mm (6 in)

Rear Brake: Drum, Ø 150 mm

Front tyre: 19 x 2.50"

Rear tyre: 19 x 2.50"

Seat: Dual seat

Fuel tank capacity: 13 litres

Fuel consumption: 2.5 litre per 100 Km

Top speed: 100 km/h (62 mph)

Weight: 100 kg (220 lb)

List price at that time: £ 193.7.3.

Source: Hessink's NL

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