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Parilla 175 DOHC 1957


Engine: Single cylinder DOHC 4-stroke

Bore & stroke: 59.8 x 62 mm

Compression ratio: 7.0:1

Engine Capacity: 175cc

Maximum power: 10 h.p. / 6,500 rpm

Valve: DOHC

Valves per cylinder: 2

Carburettor: Dell'Orto

Cooling system: Air cooled

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: Open cradle tubular and pressed steel

Front Suspension: Telescopic fork and shock absorbers

Rear Suspension: Swingarm with hydraulic shock absorbers

Front Brake: Drum

Rear Brake: Drum

Seat: Ducktail solo seat

Fuel tank capacity: Approx. 14 litres

Weight: 100kg (220lb)

Top speed: 160 km/h (100 mph)

Source: Hessink's NL