Bimota KB2 Laser

The Bimota KB2 Laser was a air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder Sport Bike motorcycle produced by Bimota in 1981. Max torque was 27.29 ft/lbs (37.0 Nm) @ 8500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 65.04 HP (48.5 KW) @ 10500 RPM.

Bimota KB2 Laser
Production 1981
Class Sport Bike
air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 58.4mm x 58.4mm
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Horsepower 65.04 HP (48.5 KW) @ 10500RPM
Torque 27.29 ft/lbs (37.0 Nm) @ 8500RPM
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed, manual

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: 40mm Italia adjustable telescopic fork
Rear: De Carbon adjustable mono-shock
Brakes Front: dual 280mm discs
Rear: single 210mm disc
Front Tire 120/80 V16
Rear Tire 150/80 V16
Weight 186.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual


A 58.4mm bore x 58.4mm stroke result in a displacement of just 543.0 cubic centimeters.


The bike has a 6-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-disc, manual.


It came with a 120/80 V16 front tire and a 150/80 V16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual 280mm discs in the front and a single 210mm disc in the rear. The front suspension was a 40mm Italia adjustable telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a De Carbon adjustable mono-shock.

1981 Bimota KB2 LaserEdit


The 1981 MY Bimota KB2 Laser sports an air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, 543cc, transverse four cylinder powerplant that can produce a claimed 65 horsepower and 37 Nm of torque. It also comes standard with a full-fairing, a large windscreen, cast-aluminum wheels, a blacked-out exhaust system, a single seat, an analogue instrument cluster, dual front disc brakes and a suspension package composed of a De Carbon monoshock in the rear and a 40mm Italia telescopic fork in the front.

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