Benelli 504 Sport

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Benelli 504 Sport
Production 1978 - 1980
Class Sport touring
air-cooled, four-stroke, transverse four cylinder, SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 55.9mm x 55.9mm
Compression ratio 10.2:1
Horsepower 52.03 HP (38.8 KW) @ 9400RPM
Torque 31.72 ft/lbs (43.0 Nm) @ 9300RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed, manual

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: telescopic fork
Rear: dual shocks
Brakes Front: dual 260mm discs
Rear: single 260mm disc
Front Tire 3.00- S18
Rear Tire 3.50- S18
Weight 193.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 1.06 Gallon (4.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Benelli 504 Sport was a air-cooled, four-stroke, transverse four cylinder, SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder Sport touring motorcycle produced by Benelli between 1978 and 1980. Max torque was 31.72 ft/lbs (43.0 Nm) @ 9300 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 52.03 HP (38.8 KW) @ 9400 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

A 55.9mm bore x 55.9mm stroke result in a displacement of just 498.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit | edit source]

The bike has a 5-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-disc, manual.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 3.00- S18 front tire and a 3.50- S18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual 260mm discs in the front and a single 260mm disc in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a dual shocks. The 504 Sport was fitted with a 1.06 Gallon (4.00 Liters) fuel tank.

1978 - 1982 Benelli 504 Sport[edit | edit source]

Classic Italian bike, the Benelli Sport is not one of the most reliable bikes ever built, not even the fastest.The four stroke, air cooled engine which develops 53 horsepower at 8600rpm and 43 Nm at 7400rpm is not exactly the best in the world, but back then when it was released, it was a good compromise.

1980 Benelli 504 Sport[edit | edit source]

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The 1980 MY Benelli 504 Sport is a middle-class naked two-wheeler, suitable for a wide category of riders. It comes with an air-cooled, four-stroke, 498cc, transverse four cylinder powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can reach a maximum power output of 52 horsepower and 43 Nm of torque.

The most notable features for this machine would be its telescopic fork, dual adjustable shocks in the rear, dual brake discs in the front coupled to a single disc in the rear, a dual seat, a chromed, dual exhaust system, lightweight, aluminum-alloy wheels, a small windscreen and a large, round headlamp.