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Bimota SB6/SB6R - ID: 96994
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The SB6 is a model of motorcycle manufacturer Italian Bimota . The SB6 is presented at the motorcycle show in Milan in 1993 . It is built under the aegis of the engineer designer Pier Luigi Marconi. The motor is obtained from the Suzuki 1100 GSX­R . It delivers 156 horsepower to 10 000 r / min to a torque of 12 kgm at 9000 rev / min. He announced a compression ratio of 11.2: 1. It is coupled to a gearbox five­speed and a multi­plate clutch in oil bath. This engine four cylinder in­line to four times to liquid cooling is powered by four carburetors Mikuni 40mm in diameter. The framework , perimeter type is new and consists of two rails, right and left, aluminum . They connect the steering column and the axis of the swingarm . The plant called this new principle SLC ( Straight Line Connection ) because the two beams form a line absolutely right. The rigidity is increased, the low weight and the machine becomes more compact. The engine is advanced within the framework and the wheelbase is 1390 mm. The caster angle of 24 ° may vary from 3 °. The SB6 prevails series, a steering damper. The telescopic fork 46 mm is stamped PAIOLI. She received special attention because, in addition to being adjustable rebound and compression, it uses sleeves composed of several noble materials. Two mm alloy and carbon cover them for, as the framework to balance lightness and resistance . In addition, a fork Titanium is also available as an option. The rear shock comes from the catalog Öhlins. Braking is provided by Brembo with, at the front, two floating discs 320 mm calipers four piston and at the rear by a single disc of 230 mm and a double­piston caliper. The profile SB6, with part SLC 1 The exhausts are brought under saddle and wheels in magnesium are selected in Antera. The whole of the rear part is self­supporting. It is made of carbon fiber. For 1996 , the SB6 receives some adjustments. She earns Marchesini wheels, dashboard in carbon fiber for easier reading, different carbon reinforcements under the fairing and seat .. SB6R In the living room of Cologne in 1996 , Bimota SB6 improves presenting the SB6R . The lighthouse, old round dual optics, is now trapeze. The lines of the dress are more strained. Exhausts immediately come under the saddle to the link to be in the backsplash. The SB6R gains a new instrumentation. The engine receives a larger air box and an air intake system forced . The wheelbase changes to 1 400 mm with the increase in the length of the oscillating arm of 10 mm. Weight is reduced to 184 kg dry. The SB6 was sold in three colors. The first type was white, red and carbon, with the red logo and carbon. The second and third type feature a white logo, with a choice of paint gray and red biton, or a solid red paint . The SB6R is output in red, black and carbon, with the inscription "Racing" on sides . Between 1994 and 1996 he released 1144 copies of SB6, including 790 with the first painting, 332 with the second and third with 22. The SB6R was manufactured in 600 copies between 1996 and 1998 . The SB6 has been the model of best selling Bimota. The SB6 was sold 33.21 million liras (about € 17,151) and SB6R was sold 34.15 million liras (about € 17,637).
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