Gilera Nordcape 600

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Gilera Nordcape 600
Production 1991
Class Supermotard
liquid-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves
Bore / Stroke 99.1mm x 99.1mm
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Horsepower 46.0 HP (34.3 KW) @ 7000RPM
Torque 36.88 ft/lbs (50.0 Nm) @ 6000RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed, manual
Final Drive: chain
Suspension Front: 41mm upside-down telescopic fork
Rear: Boge adjustable monoshock
Brakes Front: dual discs
Rear: single disc
Manuals Service Manual

The Gilera Nordcape 600 was a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves Supermotard motorcycle produced by Gilera in 1991. Max torque was 36.88 ft/lbs (50.0 Nm) @ 6000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 46.0 HP (34.3 KW) @ 7000 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

A 99.1mm bore x 99.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 558.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit | edit source]

The bike has a 5-speed, manual transmission.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

Stopping was achieved via dual discs in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a 41mm upside-down telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a Boge adjustable monoshock.

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The 1990 Gilera Nordcape 600 is a middle-class supermotard, suitable for a wide category of riders. It has, at its heart, a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 558cc, single cylinder powerplant that was mated to a five-speed manual transmission with a chain final drive, and can reach a maximum power output of 46 horsepower and 50 Nm of torque.

It has been fitted with a 41mm upside-down telescopic front fork coupled to a Boge monoshock in the rear, dual front disc brakes, a rear luggage rack, an under-seat exhaust system, analogue instrumentation dials, a half-fairing, an engine mudguard, die-cast aluminum wheels and a small headlight.