Moto Morini 500 Turbo (1981)

The Moto Morini 500 Turbo is a motorcycle from 1981 with a four-stroke V-twin engine, which is belt-driven and has a single cam operating pushrod with two valves per cylinder. It is also turbocharged, with a capacity of 478cc and a compression ratio that is not specified. The bike has a single Dellorto PHB36BS induction and electronic ignition, with electric starting. The maximum power output is 70.5 hp at 8300 rpm, and the maximum torque is 64.5 Nm at 5600 rpm. The transmission is five-speed, and the final drive is via chain. The suspension is provided by a telehydraulic fork at the front with 140mm wheel travel, and adjustable gas-charged shocks with 100mm wheel travel at the rear. The front brakes consist of two 260mm discs with two-piston calipers, while the rear brake has a single 260mm disc with a one-piston caliper. The tires are 100/90-18 at the front and 120/90-18 at the rear. The dry weight of the bike is 182.5kg, and it has a fuel capacity that is not specified. This motorcycle is a prototype of the Moto Morini 500 Turbo.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Moto Morini 500 Turbo

Year: 1981

Engine: Four stroke, 72 degrees V Twin, belt driven single cam operating pushrod 2 valve per cylinder , Turbocharged
Capacity: 478 cc / 29.1 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 69 x 64.2 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio:
Induction: Single Dellorto PHB36BS
Ignition: Electronic
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 70.5 hp @ 8300 rpm
Max Torque: 64.5 Nm @ 5600 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Telehydraulic fork
Front Wheel Travel: 140 mm /
Rear Suspension: Adjustable gas charged shocks 100mm wheel travel

Rear Wheel Travel: 100 mm / 3.9 in
Front Brakes: 2x 260 mm discs 2 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 260 mm disc 1 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 100/90-18
Rear Tyre: 120/90-18
Dry Weight: 182.5 kg
Fuel Capacity:
Overview: The Moto Morini 500 Turbo (prototype)

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