Gilera RC 600C (1992)

The Gilera RC 600C is a motorcycle that was released in 1992. It has a four-stroke, single cylinder, DOHC, four-valve engine with a displacement of 558 cc. The bike has a liquid cooling system, a compression ratio of 10.5:1, and 2x 30mm carburetor induction. The electronic ignition and electric start make it easy to get going. The maximum power output of the Gilera RC 600C is 53 hp at 7800 rpm, with a maximum torque of 51 Nm at 5500 rpm. It has a five-speed transmission and a chain final drive. The motorcycle has a front suspension of 41mm Morzocchi forks and a rear suspension of Boge shocks with variable preload. The front and rear brakes are both single discs, with the front wheel being 260mm and the rear wheel being 220mm. The front and rear tires are 90/90-21 and 130/80-17, respectively. The dry weight of the bike is 145 kg, and it has a fuel capacity of 12 litres, with an average fuel consumption of 17.5 km/lit. The Gilera RC 600C has a standing 1/4 mile time of 13.8 seconds, with a top speed of 164 km/h. It has been reviewed positively in the Road test Motosprint.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Gilera RC 600C

Year: 1992 –

Engine: Four stroke, single cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves
Capacity: 558 cc / 34.0 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 98 x 74 mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1
Induction: 2x 30mm carburetor
Ignition: Electronic
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 53 hp / 39.5 kW @ 7800 rpm
Max Torque: 51 Nm / 37 lb-ft @ 5500 rpm
Transmission / Drive: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: 41mm Morzocchi forks
Front Wheel Travel: 160 mm / 6.2 in
Rear Suspension: Boge shocks variable preload

Rear Wheel Travel: 260 mm / 10.2 in
Front Brakes: Single 260mm disc
Rear Brakes: Single 220mm disc
Front Tyre: 90/90 -21
Rear Tyre: 130/80 -17
Dry Weight: 145 kg / 320 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 12 Litres / 3.17 US gal
Consumption Average: 17.5 km/lit
Standing 1/4 Mile: 13.8 sec / 149.5 km/h
Top Speed: 164 km/h / 102 mph
Road Test: Road test Motosprint

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