Moto Morini 501 Coguaro (1989)

The Moto Morini 501 Coguaro is a motorcycle model from 1989 with a four stroke, 72-degree V-twin engine, belt-driven single cam, and 2 valves per cylinder. The bike has a capacity of 507 cc and a compression ratio of 11.5:1. It has 2 Dell’Orto carburetors, electronic ignition and an electric starter, while the wet, cable-operated clutch is managed by a 6-speed transmission. The Morini 501 Coguaro features front telescopic forks and an alloy swinging arm single shocks suspension at the rear, with a single 260mm disc and single 230mm disc brake. The front and rear tires are 3.00-21 and 4.00-18 respectively, while the wet weight measures 203 kg/47.5 lbs, and it has a 22-liter/5.8 US gal fuel capacity. It has a maximum power of 42 hp/31 kW @ 8500 rpm. The motorcycle was tested in the Adventure Group test Motosprint in 1988 and 1989.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Moto Morini 501 Coguaro

Year: 1989 –

Engine: Four stroke, 72 degrees V Twin, belt driven single cam operating pushrod 2 valve per cylinder
Capacity: 507 cc / 30.9 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 71 x 64 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 11.5:1
Induction: 2x Dell’Orto carburetor
Ignition: Electronic
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 42 hp / 31 kW @ 8500 rpm
Clutch: Wet, cable operated
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension: Alloy swinging arm single shocks
Front Brakes: Single 260mm disc

Rear Brakes: Single 230mm disc
Front Tyre: 3.00-21
Rear Tyre: 4.00-18
Wet weight: 203 kg / 47.5 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 22 Litres / 5.8 US gal
Road Test: Adventure Group test Motosprint 1988 Adventure Group Test Motosprint 1989

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