Bimota YB6 Tuatara
|Bimota YB6 Tuatara|
liquid-cooled, four-stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 5 valves per cylinder
|Bore / Stroke||76.2mm x 76.2mm|
|Horsepower||144.96 HP (108.1 KW) @ 10500RPM|
|Torque||69.33 ft/lbs (94.0 Nm) @ 9000RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: 5-speed, manual
Final Drive: chain
|Suspension||Front: 42mm Marzocchi telescopic fork
Rear: Marzocchi adjustable mono-shock
|Brakes||Front: dual 320mm discs, 4-piston calipers
Rear: single 230mm disc, 2-piston caliper
|Front Tire||120/70 ZR17|
|Rear Tire||180/55 ZR17|
|Weight||185.0 kg (wet)|
The Bimota YB6 Tuatara was a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 5 valves per cylinder Sport Bike motorcycle produced by Bimota in 1990. Max torque was 69.33 ft/lbs (94.0 Nm) @ 9000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 144.96 HP (108.1 KW) @ 10500 RPM.
Engine[edit | edit source]
A 76.2mm bore x 76.2mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1002.0 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 120/70 ZR17 front tire and a 180/55 ZR17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual 320mm discs, 4-piston calipers in the front and a single 230mm disc, 2-piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a 42mm Marzocchi telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a Marzocchi adjustable mono-shock.
1990 Bimota YB6 Tuatara[edit | edit source]
The 1990 MY Bimota Yb6 EXUP has, at its heart, a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 1002cc, transverse four cylinder powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can reach a maximum power output of 145 horsepower and 94 Nm of torque.
It also boasts standard features such as a 2mm Marzocchi adjustable telescopic fork in the front, a Marzocchi mono-shock as a rear suspension, Brembo brakes with dual front discs and a single disc in the rear, a full-fairing with a windscreen, an analogue instrumentation panel, and a single seat.