Bimota SB6 (1996)

Make Model: Bimota SB6


Year: 1996
Production: 1144 units (combined with 1994 SB6)
Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC 4 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 1074 cc / 65.5 cub. in.
Bore x Stroke: 75.5 x 60 mm
Compression Ratio: 11.2:1
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Induction: 4x 38mm Mikuni carbs
Ignition: –
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 116.3 kW/ 156 hp @ 10000 rpm (101.4 kW136hp @ 10600 rpm)
Max Torque: 100 Nm / 10.2 kg-m / 73.8 lb-ft. @ 8400 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Double perimeter beam “Straight Line Connection” (SLC). Extruded in aluminium, the beams join at the steering shaft and the swing arm without joins only cast parts. The body shell itself replaced the small rear sub frame.
Front Suspension: 46mm Paoli forks, adjustable for compression and rebound
Rear Suspension: ~Ahlins rising rate single shock, adjustable for compression and rebound
Front Brakes: 2x 320mm discs 4 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 230mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 120/60-ZR17
Rear Tyre: 180/55-ZR17

Seat height: 755 mm / 29.7 in.
Dry Weight: 190 kg / 418.9 lbs.
Fuel Capacity: 19.5 Litres / US 5.2 gal.
Consumption Average: 6.5 l/100km / 36.2 mpg
Braking 60 – 0 / 100 – 0: 13.8 m / 37.7 m / 45.3 ft / 123.7 ft.
Standing 1/4 Mile: 10.6 sec / 219.5 km/h / 136.4 mph
Top Speed: 275.5 km/h / 171.2mph
Road Test: Bimota SB6 1996 Motosprint


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