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The YB11 is a model of motorcycle manufacturer Italian Bimota . The YB11 Supperleggera appears for the first time at the motorcycle Milan in 1995 . It is the work of the house engineer Pier Luigi Marconi. It is the fourth power machine with a 1000 cm ³ Yamaha . The aesthetic is similar to its predecessors. It uses the engine four-cylinder , four-stroke , liquid cooled the 1000 Thunderace . This engine develops 145 horsepower at 10,000 rev / min to a torque of 11 kgm at 8500 rev / min. It is powered by four carburettors Mikuni 38 mm in diameter. This engine is equipped with the system "Exup", a valve at the exhaust, which increases or decreases the speed of the gases that are evacuated. The silencer covered with carbon fiber are branded Arrow. Compared to the Yamaha engine, the improved Bimota wins more efficient airbox. The machine is announced for 267 km / h top speed. The framework is a perimeter frame aluminum , derived from that of the YB8 . It differs by a reinforcement at the base of the frame increasing the rigidity and enabling elements of smaller cross section and therefore more light (hence the name Superleggera). The oscillating arm is also made of aluminum. The caster angle is adjustable by an eccentric. The inverted telescopic fork with 51 mm diameter and the rear monoshock are signed PAIOLI. They are both adjustable preload and compression. Braking is provided by Brembo , with two floating discs 320 mm in the front and a single fixed disk 230 mm in the rear, respectively bitten by four clamps and two pistons. The wheels are three-spoke Antera and manufactured by aluminum alloy. The aluminum tank contains 15 liters of fuel. An orange LED lights on the dashboard when the level reaches the reserve. It remains then 4 liters. The YB11 was generated for 2 years, 650 copies. It was delivered in red and black with white stripes. The words "Exup" and "Superleggera" are in yellow. She was sold 32.57 million lire , or € 16,821 1 . A special series of 50 numbered, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the brand was born. It is adorned with a blue and gray livery.