Benelli 125 Sport (1980)

The Benelli 125 Sport motorcycle from 1980 had a two-stroke, twin cylinder engine with a capacity of 125cc. It had a compression ratio of 9.83:1 and was air/oil cooled. The bike had a Dell’Orto VHB 22BS induction system and a flywheel magneto 6 volt ignition. It was kick-started and had a wet, multiplate clutch with a 5-speed transmission and a chain final drive. The frame was a welded, tubular, twin-downtube cradle and the front suspension was telescopic and oil-damped. The rear suspension was a box-section swinging arm controlled by oil-damped, coil-sprung suspension units with 3 pre-load settings. The bike had 135mm drum brakes on both the front and rear wheels, with the rear brake being caliper type. The dimensions of the bike were 1971mm in length, 841mm in width, and 1120mm in height, with a wheelbase of 1285mm and a ground clearance of 229mm. The seat height was 813mm and the dry weight of the bike was 98kg. It had a fuel capacity of 8.5 litres and a top speed of 105km/h. The bike was available in red, black, green, blue, and yellow.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Benelli 125 Enduro

Year: 1980

Engine: Two stroke, twin cylinder
Capacity: 125 cc / 7.6 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 56 x 49 mm
Compression Ratio: 9.83:1
Cooling System: Air/oil cooled
Induction: Dell’Orto VHB 22BS
Ignition: Flywheel magneto 6 volt
Starting: Kick start
Clutch: Wet, multiplate
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Gear Ratio: 1st 27.45 / 2nd 16.73 / 3rd 12.88 / 4th 10.67 / 5th 8.87:1
Frame: Welded, tubular, twin-downtube cradle.
Front Suspension: Telescopic, oil damped.
Rear Suspension: Box-section swinging arm controlled by oil-damped, coil-sprung suspension units with 3 pre-load settings.

Front Brakes: 135 mm Drum
Rear Brakes: 135 mm Drum, caliper type
Front Wheel: 2.50-21
Rear Wheel: 3.50-18
Dimensions: Length: 1971 mm / 77.6 in Width: 841 mm / 33.1 in Height: 1120 mm / 44.1 in
Wheelbase: 1285 mm / 50.6 in.
Ground Clearance: 229 mm / 9.0 in.
Seat height:: 813 mm / 32.0 in
Dry Weight: 98kg / 2161b.
Fuel Capacity: 8.5 Litres / 1.9 US gal.
Top Speed: 105 km/h / 65 mph
Colours: Red, Black, Green, Blue, Yellow

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