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Type Water-cooled 4-stroke in-line two-cylinder engine, two overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder, dry sump lubrication
Bore x stroke 82 mm x 75.6 mm
Capacity 798 cc
Rated output 75 hp (55 kw) at 7,300 rpm (48 hp (35 kw) at 7,000 rpm with power reduction kit)
Max. torque 77 Nm at 5,300 rpm (60 Nm at 5,000 rpm with power reduction kit)
Compression ratio 12.0 : 1
Mixture control / engine management Electroinc intake pipe injection, digital engine management (BMS-K+)
Emission control Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed Circa 119 mph (192 km/h)
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h 3.9 Litres
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h 5.1 Litres
Fuel type Premium unleaded, minimum octane rating 95 (RON)

Electrical System

Alternator three-phase alternator 400 W
Battery 12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

Clutch Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated
Gearbox Constant mesh 6 speed integrated in the crankcase
Drive Endless O-ring chain with shock damping in rear wheel hub

Chassis / brakes

Frame Tubular steel space frame
Front wheel location / suspension Telescopic fork, Ø 41 mm
Rear wheel location / suspension Cast aluminium dual swing arm, central spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable
Suspension travel front / rear 170 mm / 170 mm
Wheelbase 1,562 mm
Castor 95 mm
Steering head angle 64°
Wheels Cast aluminium wheels
Rim, Front 2.50-19 MTH2
Rim, rear 3.50-17 MTH2
Tyre, front 110/80-19
Tyre, rear 140/80-17
Brake, front Dual disc brake, diameter 300 mm, double-piston floating caliper, ABS
Brake, rear Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, single-piston floating caliper, ABS
ABS Standard

Dimensions / weights

Length 2,280 mm
Width (incl. mirrors) 890 mm
Height (excl. mirrors) 1,215 mm
Seat height, unladen weight 820 mm (low seat 790 mm, with lowering 765 mm, with comfort seat 835 mm)
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 1,810 mm (low seat: 1,760 mm, lowered suspension: 1,710 mm, comfort seat: 1,840 mm)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fueled 209 kg
Dry weight 186 kg
Permitted total weight 436 kg (with 499 option 349 kg)
Payload (with standard equipment) 227 kg (with 499 option 140 kg)
Usable tank volume 16.0 Litres
Reserve Approx. 4.0 Litres
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