Aprilia Pegaso 650 Road

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Aprilia Pegaso 650 Road
Production 1998
Class Road
liquid-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder, DOHC, 5 valves
Bore / Stroke 99.1mm x 99.1mm
Compression ratio 9.1:1
Horsepower 48.95 HP (36.5 KW) @ 7000RPM
Torque 44.26 ft/lbs (60.0 Nm) @ 6500RPM
Transmission Gear box: gears

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: 45mm Marzocchi upside-down fork
Rear: adjustable monoshock with APS
Brakes Front: single 300mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Rear: single 220mm disc, 1-piston caliper
Front Tire 100/90-19
Rear Tire 130/80-17
Wheelbase 58.19 inches (1478 mm)
Length 85.0 inches (2159 mm)
Width 31.89 inches (810 mm)
Seat Height 31.89 inches (810 mm)
Weight 175.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual

The Aprilia Pegaso 650 Road was a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder, DOHC, 5 valves Road motorcycle produced by Aprilia in 1998. Max torque was 44.26 ft/lbs (60.0 Nm) @ 6500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 48.95 HP (36.5 KW) @ 7000 RPM.


A 99.1mm bore x 99.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 652.0 cubic centimeters.


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


It came with a 100/90-19 front tire and a 130/80-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single 300mm disc, 2-piston caliper in the front and a single 220mm disc, 1-piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a 45mm Marzocchi upside-down fork while the rear was equipped with a adjustable monoshock with APS. The wheelbase was 58.19 inches (1478 mm) long.

1998 Aprilia Pegaso 650 Road[edit]

1998 Aprilia Pegaso 650 Road

The 1998 MY Aprilia Pegaso 650 Road, unlike the base model, has been fitted with lighter, cast-aluminum wheels, road tires, and has had its engine mapping and suspension package tweaked, for a better performance on paved roads, whether for a daily commute, or fast, highway trips.

In the tech/engine department, it sports a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 649cc, single cylinder powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 53 Nm of torque.