Bimota SB8K Santamonica

Bimota SB8K Santamonica review
A technical analysis of the Bimota SB8K motorcycle shows important technological advances in terms of construction, both of the chassis and engine. The most noticeable and striking feature is the radial motion of the fuel injectors that perfectly mimics the movement of the butterfly valves. This innovation maximizes performance by ensuring a perfect fluidity and consistency of the power delivery over the complete rpm range of the engine, which leads to significantly improved engine performance.

Bimota SB8K Santamonica

With a profusion of light alloys and carbon fiber, the materials employed in the construction of the chassis are the most advanced materials available today. Carbon fiber is used for the faring as well as for the construction of the fuel tank, which was built utilizing the same techniques applied to parts for the Motorcycle Grand Prix. Many elements of the Bimota SB8K Santamonica are meticulously machined from aluminum alloy, a distinctive hallmark for all classic and current Bimota products. More specs and user manual of Bimota Santamonica you can see in next overview.

Bimota SB8K Santamonica

Bimota SB8K Santamonica specifications

Displacement: 996cc
Engine type: V2
Stroke: 4
Power: 142.60hp (104.1 kW) @9760RPM
Torque: 105.50Nm @8760RPM
Compression: 11.3:1
Bore x stroke: 98x66mm (3.9 x 2.6 inches)
Fuel system: Injection
Valves per cylinder: 2
Fuel control: Desmodromic valve control
Starter: Electric
Lubrication system: Wet sump
Gearbox: 6-speed

Transmission type
final drive: Chain
Clutch: Multiplate in oil bath
Dry weight: 175 kg (385.8 pounds)
Seat height: 810 mm (31.9 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Wheelbase: 1390 mm

Chassis and dimensions
Frame type: Aluminium alloy with carbon fibre plates
Rake: 23.5°
Front tyre dimensions: 120/70-ZR17
Rear tyre dimensions: 180/55-ZR17
Front brakes: Double disc. Bremo
Front brakes diameter: 320 mm
Rear brakes: Single disc. Bremo
Rear brakes diameter: 240 mm
Exhaust system: Double aluminium mufflers

Bimota SB8K Santamonica

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