Bimota 500 V-Due Evoluzione

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Bimota 500 V-Due Evoluzione
Production 1999
Class Sport Bike
liquid-cooled, two-stroke, 90-degree V-Twin
Bore / Stroke 71.1mm x 71.1mm
Compression ratio 12:1
Horsepower 105.0 HP (78.3 KW) @ 9000RPM
Torque 65.65 ft/lbs (89.0 Nm) @ 8000RPM
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed, manual

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: 46mm Paioli telescopic fork, fully-adjustable
Rear: Ohlins adjustable mono-shock
Brakes Front: dual 320mm discs
Rear: single 230mm disc
Front Tire 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire 180/55 ZR17
Wheelbase 52.8 inches (1341 mm)
Seat Height 32.28 inches (820 mm)
Weight 176.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual

The Bimota 500 V-Due Evoluzione was a liquid-cooled, two-stroke, 90-degree V-Twin Sport Bike motorcycle produced by Bimota in 1999. Max torque was 65.65 ft/lbs (89.0 Nm) @ 8000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 105.0 HP (78.3 KW) @ 9000 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

A 71.1mm bore x 71.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 499.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit | edit source]

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

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 120/70 ZR17 front tire and a 180/55 ZR17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual 320mm discs in the front and a single 230mm disc in the rear. The front suspension was a 46mm Paioli telescopic fork, fully-adjustable while the rear was equipped with a Ohlins adjustable mono-shock. The wheelbase was 52.8 inches (1341 mm) long.

1999 Bimota 500 V-Due Evoluzione[edit | edit source]

1999 Bimota 500 V-Due Evoluzione

The 1999 MY Bimota 500 V-Due Evoluzione has been designed to replace the faulty fuel injection system from the base model, the Italian engineers replacing it altogether with carburetors. Unfortunately, only 21 models were produced.

Standard features included a carbon-fiber, aerodynamic bodywork, a small windscreen, dual front disc brakes, a race-grade suspension package composed of a 46mm Paioli telescopic fork in the front and an Ohlins fully-adjustable mono-shock in the rear, Brembo brake calipers, a digital and analogue instrument cluster and a single seat.