Gilera Nordwest

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Gilera Nordwest
Also called 600 Nordwest (reduced effect), 600 Nordwest, Nordwest 350
Production 1992 - 1994
Class Supermotard
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 80.0mm x 69.4mm
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Top Speed 93 mph (150 km/h)
Horsepower 33.26 HP (24.8 KW) @ 7500RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet plate
Suspension Front: upside-down forks 41mm
Rear: gilera power drive
Brakes Front: double disc. 4 piston calipers
Rear: single disc. 2 piston caliper
Front Tire 120/70-zr17
Rear Tire 160/60-zr17
Wheelbase 55.91 inches (1420 mm)
Length 81.5 inches (2070 mm)
Width 32.48 inches (825 mm)
Height 45.28 inches (1150 mm)
Seat Height 34.25 inches (870 mm)
Weight 308.65 pounds (140.0 Kg) (dry), 173.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Gilera Nordwest 350 was a single cylinder, four-stroke Supermotard motorcycle produced by Gilera between 1992 and 1994. It could reach a top speed of 93 mph (150 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 33.26 HP (24.8 KW) @ 7500 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

The engine was a liquid cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 80.0mm bore x 69.4mm stroke result in a displacement of just 348.8 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

Drive[edit | edit source]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet plate.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 120/70-zr17 front tire and a 160/60-zr17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. 4 piston calipers in the front and a single disc. 2 piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a upside-down forks 41mm while the rear was equipped with a gilera power drive. The Nordwest 350 was fitted with a 3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 308.65 pounds (140.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 55.91 inches (1420 mm) long.

1992 Gilera Nordwest 350[edit | edit source]

1992 Gilera Nordwest 350 1992 Gilera Nordwest 350

The 1992 MY Gilera Nordwest 350 has, at its heart, a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 349cc, single cylinder powerplant that was mated to a five-speed manual transmission with a chain final drive, and can produce a claimed 33 horsepower at 7500 rpm.

Also, it has standard fittings such as a half-fairing with a small windscreen, die-cast aluminum wheels, a single seat, a rear luggage rack, wide handlebars, analogue instrumentation dials, a 41mm telescopic front fork coupled to a rear monoshock, dual front disc brakes and a two-tone paint scheme.