BIMOTA YB8 (1989-1990) Specs, Performance & Photos

Segment: Sport / Super Sport
Production years: 1989, 1990

BIMOTA YB8 1989-1990 2 Photos
BIMOTA YB8 (1989-1990)BIMOTA YB8 (1989-1990)

The 1990 MY Bimota YB8 has, at its heart, a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 1002cc, transverse four cylinder powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 149 horsepower and 117 Nm of torque.

It also comes standard with features such as a 42mm Marzocchi telescopic front fork, a Marzocchi mono-shock in the rear, adjustable for compression and rebound damping, a Brembo braking system with dual front discs and a single disc in the rear, an analogue instrument cluster, a full-fairing with a large windscreen, a single seat and cast-aluminium wheels.

BIMOTA YB8 1989-1990


engine specs
Type:liquid-cooled, four-stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 5 valves per cylinder
Displacement:1002 cm3
Bore X Stroke:3.0x2.6 in OR 76 mm
Compression Ratio:12.0:1
Horsepower:149/10500 KW(hp)/RPM
Torque:86/9250 lb-ft/RPM OR 117/9250 Nm/RPM
Fuel System:4x38mm Mikuni carburetors
transmission specs
Gearbox:5-speed, manual
Clutch:wet multi-disc, manual
Primary Drive:-
Final Drive:chain
chassis specs
Front Suspension:42mm Marzocchi telescopic fork
Rear Suspension:Marzocchi adjustable mono-shock
Front Brake:dual 320mm discs, 4-piston calipers
Rear Brake:single 230mm disc, 1-piston caliper
dimension specs
Overall Length:-
Overall Width:-
Seat Height:-
Ground Clearance:-
Weight:397 lbs OR 180 kg
Fuel Capacity:5.3 gallons OR 20.1 L
tyres specs
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