Italian Motorcycles

Vertemati S450E Super Motard

Vertemati S450E

S450E Electric Start
(Note that the S450, S501, S570 and corresponding E models all have the same appearance.)

Engine


TYPE Single cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled
DISPLACEMENT 449 cc
BORE 92 mm
STROKE 67.6 mm
COMPRESSION RATIO 12.1:1
FUEL unleaded petrol
CARBURETOR Dell'Orto PHM 38 ZS1
VALVE TIMING 4 Titainium valves SOHC, gear driven.
LUBRICATION wet sump, through oil pump with oil filter and by-pass valve engine oil capacity 800cc. Fully Synthetic 10/40 or 15/50

Ignition system



ELECTRONIC DIGITAL SEM

SPARK PLUG NGK CR8 EK

Transmission


GEAR BOX 6 speed removable cassette
CLUTCH in oil 8 steel plates, 7 fibre discs, sealed hydraulic operation
FINAL DRIVE RATIO 42-15 ratio 2.8:1
DRIVE SYSTEM O-ring chain 5/8" x 1/4"
STARTING SYSTEM Electric Start with Auto Decompressor
ENGINE DIMENSIONS width 420 mm ; length 320 mm ; width 250 mm ; weight 29 Kg(with liquids)

Chassis


FUEL TANK Under seat, rear filler, capacity 9.5 Ltrs
FRONT SUSPENSION WP USD 48mm Fork, Nitride legs, MXMA Multi adjust, 260 mm wheel travel
REAR SUSPENSION 25 Cr Mo 4 steel swingarm hardened and tempered WP SUSPENSION PDS shock-absorber 290 mm wheel travel
FRONT WHEEL Talon hub, San Remo rim size 17"x3.50", tyre size Dunlop D207 120/60R17"
REAR WHEEL Talon hub, San Remo rim size 17"x4.25", tyre size Dunlop D207 150/60R17"
FRONT BRAKE Beringer 4 piston caliper, floating 310 mm Braking disc
REAR BRAKE Brembo single piston floating caliper, 220 mm Braking disc
DIMENSIONS
  • Length 2115 mm
  • Handlebar width 810 mm
  • Wheelbase 1450 mm
  • Seat height 900 mm
  • Footpegs height 320 mm
  • On road weight (With Oil & Fuel) 116Kg
  • Features


    New for '04, the eagerly awaited Vertemati S450E Electric Start. As with all the road registered Vertemati bikes, the S450E becomes a very serious option, for anyone considering a new Supermoto bike, due to the fact that unlike many other Supermoto bikes on the market, specifically the japanese machines, the Vert is offered as a fully road legal, type approved road bike. Not as an off road bike that you have to expensively convert with new wheels & brakes, then pay even more to fit the 'road legal kit'. One of the reasons this is done is because typically, a full warranty is not given with off road bike, so some manufacturers want to be part of the Supermoto market, by making it possible to adapt their Enduro machines, but then market their bike as a 'kit' to avoid giving a decent warranty!

    Think about this, the Vertemati is aimed at the top end of the market and will cost a few hundred pounds more than many other bikes on the market, but the level of spec, quality components & the 2 year warranty actually means that the Vertemati represents excellent value for money when compared with other machines.

    Supermoto Magazine said:...

    "....we reckon it easily justifies the price tag. Take into account the Vertemati's fine level of innovative engineering matched to an exclusivity that is impossible to evaluate & the Vertemati is actually something of a bargain. Don't believe me ? Just try and build a Supermoto bike using the same high quality kit and we think you'll be suprised at the final cost...."