Segment: Sport / Super Sport
Production years: 1987, 1988

GILERA Saturno 500 1987-1988 4 Photos
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The 1988 MY Gilera Saturno 500 is a middle-class, half-faired machine, suitable for a wide category of riders. It has, at its heart, a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 492cc, single cylinder powerplant that was paired to a five-speed manual transmission with a chain final drive, and can reach a maximum power output of 44 horsepower and 46 Nm of torque.

Also, it comes with features such as a steel, trellis frame, die-cast aluminium wheels, a single seat with lumbar support for the rider, a half-fairing with a windscreen, front and rear disc brakes, a Marzocchi suspension package composed of a 40mm telescopic fork coupled to a an adjustable monoshock in the rear, an analogue instrument cluster and a side-mounted, high exhaust system.

GILERA Saturno 500 1987-1988

GILERA Saturno 500 492

engine specs
Type:liquid-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder
Displacement:492 cm3
Bore X Stroke:3.6x2.9 in OR 91 mm
Compression Ratio:9.8:1
Horsepower:44/7000 KW(hp)/RPM
Torque:34/6000 lb-ft/RPM OR 46/6000 Nm/RPM
Fuel System:DellOrto PHM carburetor
transmission specs
Gearbox:5-speed, manual
Primary Drive:-
Final Drive:chain
chassis specs
Frame:steel, trellis
Front Suspension:40mm Marzocchi telescopic fork
Rear Suspension:Marzocchi adjustable monoshock
Front Brake:single 300mm disc, 1-piston caliper
Rear Brake:single 240mm disc, 1-piston caliper
dimension specs
Overall Length:-
Overall Width:-
Seat Height:-
Ground Clearance:-
Weight:346 lbs OR 157 kg
Fuel Capacity:5.5 gallons OR 20.8 L
tyres specs
Front:110/70 VR17
Rear:140/70 VR17
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