Gilera Fuoco: history, specs, pictures

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The Gilera Fuoco 500 was a single cylinder, four-stroke scooter motorcycle produced between 2007 and 2017. It could reach a top speed of 90 mph (145 km/h). Max torque was 34.3 ft/lbs (46.5 Nm) @ 5500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 39.16 HP (29.2 KW) @ 7250 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a liquid cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 94.0mm bore x 71.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 492.7 cubic centimeters. The engine featured a 10.5:1 compression ratio. Fuel was supplied via a single overhead cams (sohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a automatic transmission. The final drive was via chain. Power was moderated via the dry centrifugal type with damping plugs.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/70-12 front tire and a 140/70-14 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. two-piston caliper in the front and a single disc. two-piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a parallelogram composed of four aluminum arms supporting two steering tubes, cantilevered suspension. electro-hydraulic suspension locking system. while the rear was equiped with a oscillating engine fixed to the frame with a swingarm and two dual effect hydraulic shock absorbers with four-position spring preload.. The Fuoco 500 was fitted with a 3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 537.93 pounds (244.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 61.02 inches (1550 mm) long.

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Gilera Fuoco
Manufacturer
Also called Fuoco Centenario, Fuoco 500ie, Fuoco 500
Production 2007 - 2017
Class Scooter
Engine
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 94.0mm x 71.0mm
Top Speed 90 mph (145 km/h)
Horsepower 39.16 HP (29.2 KW) @ 7250RPM
Torque 34.3 ft/lbs (46.5 Nm) @ 5500RPM
Fuel System injection
Ignition double ignition
Battery 10.5:1
Transmission Gear box: automatic

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: dry centrifugal type with damping plugs
Suspension Front: parallelogram composed of four aluminum arms supporting two steering tubes, cantilevered suspension. electro-hydraulic suspension locking system.
Rear: oscillating engine fixed to the frame with a swingarm and two dual effect hydraulic shock absorbers with four-position spring preload.
Brakes Front: double disc. two-piston caliper
Rear: single disc. two-piston caliper
Front Tire 120/70-12
Rear Tire 140/70-14
Wheelbase 61.02 inches (1550 mm)
Length 85.04 inches (2160 mm)
Width 30.51 inches (775 mm)
Seat Height 30.91 inches (785 mm)
Weight 537.93 pounds (244.0 Kg) (dry), 260.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 4.76 liters/100 km (21.0 km/l or 49.42 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual


The Gilera Fuoco 500 was a single cylinder, four-stroke scooter produced by Gilera between 2007 and 2017. It could reach a top speed of 90 mph (145 km/h). Max torque was 34.3 ft/lbs (46.5 Nm) @ 5500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 39.16 HP (29.2 KW) @ 7250 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a liquid cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 94.0mm bore x 71.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 492.7 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a single overhead cams (sohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a automatic transmission. Power was moderated via the dry centrifugal type with damping plugs.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/70-12 front tire and a 140/70-14 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. two-piston caliper in the front and a single disc. two-piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a parallelogram composed of four aluminum arms supporting two steering tubes, cantilevered suspension. electro-hydraulic suspension locking system. while the rear was equipped with a oscillating engine fixed to the frame with a swingarm and two dual effect hydraulic shock absorbers with four-position spring preload.. The Fuoco 500 was fitted with a 3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 537.93 pounds (244.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 61.02 inches (1550 mm) long.

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