Gilera RC600: history, specs, pictures

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The Gilera RC600R was a single cylinder, four-stroke enduro / offroad motorcycle produced between 1989 and 1993. It could reach a top speed of 104 mph (167 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 53.37 HP (39.8 KW) @ 7500 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a liquid cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 98.0mm bore x 74.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 558.0 cubic centimeters. The engine featured a 10.5:1 compression ratio. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

Drive[edit]

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

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 90/90-21 front tire and a 120/90-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc. 2-piston calipers in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a kayaba 46mm multi adjustable while the rear was equiped with a kayaba mono multi adjustable. The RC600R was fitted with a 3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 304.24 pounds (138.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 58.27 inches (1480 mm) long.

In Media[edit]

Gilera RC600
Manufacturer
Also called RC 600, RC600c, RC 600 c, RC600C (reduced effect), RC 600 C (reduced effect), RC600C, RC 600 C, RC600R, RC 600 R
Production 1989 - 1993
Class All
Engine
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 98.0mm x 74.0mm
Top Speed 104 mph (167 km/h)
Horsepower 53.37 HP (39.8 KW) @ 7500RPM
Fuel System carburetor. 2 teikei 30mm, one constant speed
Ignition electronic
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multi plate
Suspension Front: kayaba 46mm multi adjustable
Rear: kayaba mono multi adjustable
Brakes Front: single disc. 2-piston calipers
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 90/90-21
Rear Tire 120/90-18
Wheelbase 58.27 inches (1480 mm)
Length 86.61 inches (2200 mm)
Width 36.22 inches (920 mm)
Height 50.39 inches (1280 mm)
Seat Height 36.22 inches (920 mm)
Weight 304.24 pounds (138.0 Kg) (dry), 174.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 8.00 liters/100 km (12.5 km/l or 29.40 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual


The Gilera RC600R was a single cylinder, four-stroke All motorcycle produced by Gilera between 1989 and 1993. It could reach a top speed of 104 mph (167 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 53.37 HP (39.8 KW) @ 7500 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a liquid cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 98.0mm bore x 74.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 558.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

Drive[edit]

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

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 90/90-21 front tire and a 120/90-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc. 2-piston calipers in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a kayaba 46mm multi adjustable while the rear was equipped with a kayaba mono multi adjustable. The RC600R was fitted with a 3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 304.24 pounds (138.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 58.27 inches (1480 mm) long.

In Media[edit]