Moto Morini 500 Sport (1978-80)

Make Model: Moto Morini 500 Sport


Year: 1978 – 80
Engine: Four stroke, 72 degrees V Twin, belt driven single cam operating pushrod 2 valve per cylinder
Capacity: 478 cc / 29.1 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 69 x 64.2 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 11.2:1
Induction: 2x 26mm Dell’Orto carburetors
Ignition: Electronic
Starting: Kick
Max Power: 46 hp / 34.3 kW @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque: 45 hp / 33.3 lb-ft @ 5100 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: 35mm Marzocchi forks, 140mm wheel travel.
Rear Suspension: Marzocchi shocks, 63.5mm wheel travel
Front Brakes: 2x 260mm discs
Rear Brakes: Single 260mm disc
Front Tyre: 90/90-18
Rear Tyre: 3.50-18
Dry Weight: 167 kg / 368 lbs

Wet Weight: 184 kg / 405.7 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 16 Litres / 4.2 US gal
Standing 1/4 Mile: 15.3 sec / 83 mph


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