Bimota SB8K Santa Monica
|Bimota SB8K Santa Monica|
liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 90-degree V-Twin, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
|Bore / Stroke||99.1mm x 99.1mm|
|Horsepower||142.95 HP (106.6 KW) @ 9750RPM|
|Torque||78.19 ft/lbs (106.0 Nm) @ 8750RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: 6-speed, manual
Final Drive: chain
|Suspension||Front: 46mm Paioli upside-down fork
Rear: Ohlins fully-adjustable mono-shock
|Brakes||Front: dual 320mm disc, 4-piston calipers
Rear: single 230mm disc, 4-piston caliper
|Front Tire||120/65 ZR17|
|Rear Tire||190/55 ZR17|
|Weight||179.0 kg (wet)|
The Bimota SB8K Santa Monica was a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 90-degree V-Twin, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder Sport Bike motorcycle produced by Bimota in 2004. Max torque was 78.19 ft/lbs (106.0 Nm) @ 8750 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 142.95 HP (106.6 KW) @ 9750 RPM.
Engine[edit | edit source]
A 99.1mm bore x 99.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 996.0 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 120/65 ZR17 front tire and a 190/55 ZR17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual 320mm disc, 4-piston calipers in the front and a single 230mm disc, 4-piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a 46mm Paioli upside-down fork while the rear was equipped with a Ohlins fully-adjustable mono-shock.
2004 Bimota SB8K Santa Monica[edit | edit source]
The 2004 MY Bimota SB8K Santa Monica comes boasts race-grade parts such as a 46mm Paioli upside-down telescopic fork, an Ohlins fully-adjustable mono-shock as a rear suspension, race-grade, Brembo brakes with dual discs in the front and a single disc in the rear, a single seat, a carbon-fiber full-fairing, machined-aluminum parts and a digital and analogue instrumentation panel.
In the tech/engine department, it sports a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 996cc, 90-degree V-Twin powerplant paired to a six-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 143 horsepower and 106 Nm of torque.