Bimota SB2 80

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Bimota SB2 80
Production 1979
Class Sport Bike
Air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, transverse four cylinder, 2 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 68.6mm x 68.6mm
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Horsepower 74.96 HP (55.9 KW) @ 8700RPM
Torque 42.04 ft/lbs (57.0 Nm) @ 8250RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed, manual

Final Drive: Chain

Clutch: Wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: 35mm Ceriani telescopic fork
Rear: Corte & Cosso adjustable mono-shock
Brakes Front: Dual 280mm discs
Rear: Single 260mm disc
Front Tire 3.00-19
Rear Tire 130/80 H18
Weight 206.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual

The Bimota SB2 80 was a Air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, transverse four cylinder, 2 valves per cylinder Sport Bike motorcycle produced by Bimota in 1979. Max torque was 42.04 ft/lbs (57.0 Nm) @ 8250 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 74.96 HP (55.9 KW) @ 8700 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

A 68.6mm bore x 68.6mm stroke result in a displacement of just 743.0 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 3.00-19 front tire and a 130/80 H18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Dual 280mm discs in the front and a Single 260mm disc in the rear. The front suspension was a 35mm Ceriani telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a Corte & Cosso adjustable mono-shock.

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The 1979 MY Bimota SB2 80 comes standard with features such as a 35mm Ceriani telescopic fork, a Corte & Cosso single shock absorber, Brembo brakes with dual discs and a single disc in the front and rear, respectively, a full-fairing with a large windscreen, cast-aluminum wheels, a dual exhaust system and an analogue instrument cluster.

In the tech/engine department, it sports an air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, 743cc, transverse four cylinder powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, that can reach a maximum power output of 75 horsepower and 57 Nm of torque.