Aprilia Scarabeo 500 (2006-12)

The Aprilia Scarabeo 500 motorcycle was produced from 2006 to 2012. It features a four-stroke, single-cylinder, SOHC engine with a capacity of 460 cc and a compression ratio of 10.5:1. The engine is liquid-cooled and lubricated with wet sump, forced circulation using a mechanical pump, and semi-synthetic oil. It has a Keihin carburetor and an NGK CR7EKB spark plug, with electronic ignition and electric starting. At its peak, the engine can produce 29 kW or 39 hp of power at 7500 rpm and 43 Nm or 31.2 lb-ft of torque at 5500 rpm. The clutch is automatic and centrifugal, and the transmission is automatic with continuous variator. The final drive is a belt. The front suspension consists of a hydraulic fork, sleeve around 40 mm, with 103 mm or 4.0 in of wheel travel. The rear suspension features the engine as a swinging fork swingarm, connected by dual connecting rods and two radial silent blocks, with two double-action gas shock absorbers with preload adjustment and 100 mm or 3.9 in of wheel travel. The front brakes are twin discs around 260 mm with 2-piston calipers.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Aprilia Scarabeo 500

Year: 2006 – 12

Engine: Four stroke, single cylinder, SOHC, 4 valves
Capacity: 460 cc / 28.1 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 92 x 69 mm
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Lubrication: Wet sump, forced circulation with mechanical pump
Engine Oil: Semi-synthetic, 5W/40
Induction: Keihin carburetor
Spark Plug: NGK CR7EKB
Ignition: Electronic
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 29 kW / 39 hp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque: 43 Nm / 4.8 kgf-m / 31.2 lb-ft @ 5500 rpm
Clutch: Automatic, centrifugal
Transmission: Automatic with continuous variator

Final Drive: Belt
Front Suspension: Hydraulic fork, sleeve ~A40 mm.
Front Wheel Travel: 103 mm / 4.0 in
Rear Suspension: Engine functions as swinging fork swingarm, linked to the frame by dual connecting rods and two radial silent blocks. Two double-action gas shock absorbers with preload adjustment.
Rear Wheel Travel: 100 mm / 3.9 in
Front Brakes: 2 x ~A260 mm discs, 2 piston calipers

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