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2009 Bimota DB7 Oronero

2009 Bimota DB7 Oronero

On June 2nd 2008, near the Adriatic Sea in Italy a new star was born, the 2009 Bimota DB7. This was the date of the international press launch of the newest Superbike from Bimota Motorcycles of Rimini Italy.

Journalists from around the world gathered at the demanding Misano Adriatico World Circuit in Italy to put the new DB7 to the ultimate test for a sport bike – professional pilots at full race speeds on a world-class racetrack. Misano challenged both pilot and the DB7 with blurring top speed, arm straining braking and kneedragging lean-angles hour after hour. The day began with journalists falling in love with the unique design and style of the DB7, described as “sex on wheels”. The day ended with applause for a motorcycle as capable on the track as its aggressive sporting look implies. Praise for the track manners, stability and ease of riding fast were poured upon the DB7 Superbike. Hand-built and available in limited numbers, the DB7 is the most sought after Bimota motorcycle ever.

The DB7 looks like no other Superbike, never to be mistaken for another brand. With the team colours of red, white and black applied to the carbon fiber body shaped by the pen and hands of designer Enrico Borghesan, the Bimota family dna is clear to see. Powered by the incredible Ducati 1098 Testastretta Evoluzione engine, the DB7 enhances the performance of the motor with Bimota chassis concepts and exceptional lightweight. The new Bimota Superbike introduces a long list of innovations including a beautiful oval tube hybrid-trellis frame, distinct Bimota styling, a structural carbon fiber rear sub-frame and unrivalled component details. Bimota performance and innovation has never been more beautiful.

This Superbike dares true motorcyclists to get close and indulge in its details. The beauty and drama of the DB7 at a distance is surpassed only by its detail. Each and every assembly, fastener and chassis component is elegantly fashioned and manufactured with care using advanced materials. From billet machined subframes, footrests and control levers to the structural carbon fiber tail section and titanium silencer, no compromise was ever considered nor made. The details are simply spectacular.

The handcrafted DB7 remains at the pinnacle of the sportbike world, but the Bimota engineers, led by
Andrea Acquaviva, wanted to go even further. During this year’s International Motorcycle Exposition (EICMA) in Milan Italy, Bimota unveiled an even more extreme and technologically advanced DB7 — the Oronero.

Bimota has exploited weight saving structural carbon fiber for tail sections in both in its DB7 and signature hub center steering Tesi 3D with tremendous success. Now in the next natural step, Bimota DB7 Ononero boasts a carbon fiber frame and swingarm.

Appearing for the first time in a production motorcycle, Bimota has now developed a structural carbon fiber frame material in cooperation with the engineering and manufacturing of BRBike. This is advanced technology formerly exploited in Formula 1 race cars and military aircraft, substitutes the traditional steel and aluminium structures with this incredible ultra light material.

The Ononero’s frame and swingarm share the same external dimensions of the standard DB7, but are
devoid of traditional welds and mitred junctions. The result is an up-to-now unthought-of featherweight chassis.

The 6 Kg reduction in weight with this advanced frame and swingarm results in a completed bike with an astounding overall dry weight of 164Kg, and with 164 hp, the Oronero has an almost the magical ‘power to weight’ ratio.

Additional weight saving innovations include a titanium rear shock spring and lightened ‘wave’ front brake discs.

Further innovations for the Oronero includes new race derived all digital GET instrumentation, which is
virtually a stand alone, dedicated computer. The advanced meter monitors the Oronero’s engine systems but also the bike’s dynamic performance including lap times, service due warning, time and a long list of customizable features. Further the instrument features built-in onboard GPS, that recognizes which track you are circulating, automatically records lap times via GPS, and later allows you to visualize and analyse track sessions on your PC. The Get instrumentation has many expandable functions, including active suspension monitoring and more.

Even with the praise poured upon the DB7 for its ultimate attention to details, beauty and track confidence, the Oronero version achieves an even higher standard. A new standard of light-weight, rigidly stable chassis dynamics and astounding track performance.

The Oronero version of the DB7 will be crafted in a limited series and is available for reservation now.

2009 Bimota DB7 Oronero – Specifications
ENGINE

Engine Configuration: Twin cylinder 90°
Displacement: 1099 cc
Engine Cooling: liquid cooling
Compression Ratio: 12.5±0.5:1
Valves per cylinder: 4
Bore x Stroke: 104.0 mm x 64.7 mm
Engine Redline: 10.700 rpm
Valvetrain Type: Desmodromic valve actuation
Intake Valve Diameter: Ø 42 mm
Exhaust Valve Diameter: Ø 34 mm
Fuel Pump: 3.5 bar, electronic
Throttle Body Size: 60 mm
Exhaust System: 2 in 1 in 1, inox
Emission: EURO 3
Injection: Walbro
Injectors: Magneti Marelli
Lubrication System: Wet Sump
Transmission Type: Dry clutch multi-disc with hydraulic actuation system
Primary Drive ratio: 32/59
Final Drive ratio: 15/38
Transmission ratio: VI = 15/37
V = 17/30
IV = 20/28
III: 22/26
II: 23/24
I: 24/23

CHASSIS
Wheelbase: 1435 mm
Steering angle: 25°
Swingarm length: 525±20 mm
Seat height: 800 mm
Footpeg height: 400mm
Handlebar height: 860
Overall length: 2100 mm
Overall width: 700 mm
Overall height: 1115 mm
Ground clearance: 135 mm
Front suspension: Marzocchi UD fork DLC fully adjustable diameter: 43 mm stroke: 120 mm
Rear suspension: Extreme Tech Monoshock fully adjustable low/high speed wheel stroke: 120 mm
TITANIUM spring
Front brake: Double Ø320 mm Braking WAVE floating disc, 4-pistons,4-pads with radial Brembo callipers,
radial pumps
Rear brake: Ø230 mm Bimota floating disc, 2-pistons, 2-pads with Brembo calliper
Wheels: FRONT. 3.5×17.0 Forged Al Alloy Bimota Experience
REAR. 6.5×17.0 Forged Al Alloy Bimota Experience
Tires: FRONT. 120/70 ZR 17, Continental Race Attack
REAR. 190/55 ZR 17, Continental Race Attack
Fuel tank: 16 l (4 l reserve)
Total weight dry: 164 kg
Color: carbon fiber

MEDIA/PRESS RELEASE

Bimota introduces the ground breaking — DB7 ‘Oronero’
Rimini, 4 November 2008
Bimota SPA – EICMA 2008
Press release

On June 2nd 2008, near the Adriatic Sea in Italy a new star was born, the 2009 Bimota DB7. This was the date of the international press launch of the newest Superbike from Bimota Motorcycles of Rimini Italy.

Journalists from around the world gathered at the demanding Misano Adriatico World Circuit in Italy to put the new DB7 to the ultimate test for a sport bike – professional pilots at full race speeds on a world-class racetrack. Misano challenged both pilot and the DB7 with blurring top speed, arm straining braking and kneedragging lean-angles hour after hour. The day began with journalists falling in love with the unique design and style of the DB7, described as “sex on wheels”. The day ended with applause for a motorcycle as capable on the track as its aggressive sporting look implies. Praise for the track manners, stability and ease of riding fast were poured upon the DB7 Superbike. Hand-built and available in limited numbers, the DB7 is the most sought after Bimota motorcycle ever.

The DB7 looks like no other Superbike, never to be mistaken for another brand. With the team colours of red, white and black applied to the carbon fiber body shaped by the pen and hands of designer Enrico Borghesan, the Bimota family dna is clear to see. Powered by the incredible Ducati 1098 Testastretta Evoluzione engine, the DB7 enhances the performance of the motor with Bimota chassis concepts and exceptional lightweight. The new Bimota Superbike introduces a long list of innovations including a beautiful oval tube hybrid-trellis frame, distinct Bimota styling, a structural carbon fiber rear sub-frame and unrivalled component details. Bimota performance and innovation has never been more beautiful.

This Superbike dares true motorcyclists to get close and indulge in its details. The beauty and drama of the DB7 at a distance is surpassed only by its detail. Each and every assembly, fastener and chassis component is elegantly fashioned and manufactured with care using advanced materials. From billet machined subframes, footrests and control levers to the structural carbon fiber tail section and titanium silencer, no compromise was ever considered nor made. The details are simply spectacular.

The handcrafted DB7 remains at the pinnacle of the sportbike world, but the Bimota engineers, led by
Andrea Acquaviva, wanted to go even further. During this year’s International Motorcycle Exposition (EICMA) in Milan Italy, Bimota unveiled an even more extreme and technologically advanced DB7 — the Oronero.

Bimota has exploited weight saving structural carbon fiber for tail sections in both in its DB7 and signature hub center steering Tesi 3D with tremendous success. Now in the next natural step, Bimota DB7 Ononero boasts a carbon fiber frame and swingarm.

Appearing for the first time in a production motorcycle, Bimota has now developed a structural carbon fiber frame material in cooperation with the engineering and manufacturing of BRBike. This is advanced technology formerly exploited in Formula 1 race cars and military aircraft, substitutes the traditional steel and aluminium structures with this incredible ultra light material.

The Ononero’s frame and swingarm share the same external dimensions of the standard DB7, but are
devoid of traditional welds and mitred junctions. The result is an up-to-now unthought-of featherweight chassis.

The 6 Kg reduction in weight with this advanced frame and swingarm results in a completed bike with an astounding overall dry weight of 164Kg, and with 164 hp, the Oronero has an almost the magical ‘power to weight’ ratio.

Additional weight saving innovations include a titanium rear shock spring and lightened ‘wave’ front brake discs.

Further innovations for the Oronero includes new race derived all digital GET instrumentation, which is
virtually a stand alone, dedicated computer. The advanced meter monitors the Oronero’s engine systems but also the bike’s dynamic performance including lap times, service due warning, time and a long list of customizable features. Further the instrument features built-in onboard GPS, that recognizes which track you are circulating, automatically records lap times via GPS, and later allows you to visualize and analyse track sessions on your PC. The Get instrumentation has many expandable functions, including active suspension monitoring and more.

Even with the praise poured upon the DB7 for its ultimate attention to details, beauty and track confidence, the Oronero version achieves an even higher standard. A new standard of light-weight, rigidly stable chassis dynamics and astounding track performance.

The Oronero version of the DB7 will be crafted in a limited series and is available for reservation now.

2009 Bimota DB7

2009 Bimota DB7

2009 Bimota DB7

DB7 – Distinctly Bimota

The DB7 is staged to add new definition the 1000cc Super bike category. The objective in the development of Bimota’s newest Superbike was to create a motorcycle that is light and powerful with superior road manners, while remaining distinctly Bimota in style and attitude. Furthermore, the new Bimota was to be as capable on the track as it is on the street.

With so many Superbike manufacturers, there are also many advanced and extremely capable motorcycles. So for Bimota, simply being fast and race inspired is not enough, a Bimota must offer something more, much more.

The DB7 looks like no other Superbike, never to be mistaken for another brand. With the team colours of red, white and black applied to the carbon fiber body shaped by the pen and hands of designer Enrico Borghesan, the Bimota family DNA is clear to see. This Superbike dares true motorcyclists to get close and indulge in its details. The beauty and drama of the DB7 at a distance is surpassed only by its detail. Each and every assembly, fastener and chassis component is elegantly fashioned and manufactured with care using advanced materials. From billet machined sub-frames, footrests and control levers to the structural carbon fiber tail section and titanium silencer, no compromise was ever considered nor made. The details are simply spectacular.

Light, powerful and only the best

Whether used for road or track, a sport bike’s lightweight represents a big advantage and the DB7 leads the way. The rear section of the bike is crafted from structural carbon fiber, eliminating the need for a sub-frame. The weight-saving advantage of carbon fiber is also exploited for all fairing sections, fenders, chain guards and instrument supports. Further savings come from the titanium silencer, new ultra-light Bimota wheels plus machined aluminium frame plates, controls and chain adjusters. The DB7’s road manners are inspiring and confident thanks to the choice of superior materials, suspension, brakes, frame, wheels and controls. Utilizing the best components from development partners such as Brembo, Marzocchi and ExtremeTech, combined with Bimota’s own ultra-light wheels and frame, thrilling and track-proven performance is ensured.

Bimota chose to power the DB7 with the spectacular World Superbike dominating Ducati Testastretta Evoluzione engine. Ducati, a partner of Bimota from the beginning, has developed the Testastretta into the world’s most powerful production twincylinder, while retaining all the advantages of the L-Twin configuration. It’s a perfect match to the Bimota formula and guarantees excitement with every twist of the throttle.

Handcrafted sport motorcycles are the only thing that Bimota creates, and they are its singular motivation. The DB7 is the manifestation of the pride, dreams and talent of Bimota.

DB7 Power

The 1098 Testastretta engine

The Testastretta Evoluzione engine is the pinnacle of Ducati’s development and perfection of the L-Twin engine. World Superbike dominance for the last 15 years is the result of their continual commitment to twin-cylinder technology and the 1098 Testastretta Evoluzione, the most powerful twin-cylinder production engine in history, is a fitting reward to the continued ingenuity of their engineers.

Highly ‘over-square’, the 1098 sports a massive 104mm bore and a short 64.7mm stroke. To optimise the benefits of the new big twin, the completely redesigned cylinder-heads are combined with advanced MotoGP induction technology to produce an incredible 160hp of pure excitement.

The 1098 cylinder-heads feature a reduced angle between intake and exhaust valves, allowing highly efficient, straight intake ducts to feed newly shaped combustion
chambers through large valves (42mm inlet, 34mm exhaust), operated by radical camshafts.

The potential of the new cylinder-heads has been optimised by feeding them with MotoGP developed elliptical throttle bodies. With a 30% increase in air flow over conventional throttle bodies, the new elliptical shape contributes significantly to the power of the DB7.

Impressively, the 1098 is one of the lightest Ducati Superbike engines ever, thanks to the close scrutiny of every component including transmission gears and gear selector drum as well as the oil pump and primary gears.

The DB7 1098 benefits from additional Bimota enhancements including a new fuel injection system has been developed for the DB7 employing Magneti Marelli 12 hole micro fine spray injectors, controlled by an advanced Walbro ECU (engine control unit). The Walbro system is highly flexible in its tuning capacity, a great advantage during development and for racing applications, plus it enjoys the simplicity of diagnostics using a standard windows based PC.

Finally, the 1098 is complemented by a Bimota designed exhaust system. Exhaust header pipes are formed of 52mm stainless steel and route to a catalytic converter mounted under the engine. The exhaust then exits to an efficient right side mounted titanium silencer. Of course, the DB7 responsibly complies with the strict Euro3 emission standards.

DB7 Chassis

Hybrid-trellis frame

The DB7 frame is the most advanced evolution of the Bimota hybrid-trellis design. The composite structure employs mitred and welded thin wall CrMo4 (Chrome Moly) tubing and machined 6082 AC 100 Aluminium Alloy. The classic round tubes of the original trellis design have been replaced for the DB7 with oval section tubes, in a 50mm x 30mm dimension with 1.5mm wall thickness. The trellis section joins the new larger more robust alloy plates, and these work in harmony with the engine as a ‘stressed member’ of the frame group. The result is a substantial 2.3kg reduction in weight, yet with torsionally increased rigidity. What you feel as a rider is confident and consistent road holding and stability.

Swingarm

The new DB7 swingarm is constructed with the same oval tubing and machined aluminium of the frame. With the swingarm pivoting directly in the engine cases and using an advanced GP style rising rate linkage system, rear wheel travel is highly responsive and accurately follows even the most demanding road surfaces. An important feature of the system is the ability to adjust ride height, independent of spring pre-load and other suspension settings, via an eccentric top shock mount. This is a critical feature when perfecting suspension set-up.

Structural carbon fiber

The tail section of the DB7 is crafted in structural carbon fiber, an advanced material and methodology widely used in the aircraft industry. Its use contributes significantly to the DB7’s lightweight and simplicity of form. This superior technical solution eliminates the need for a separate rear sub-frame, and effectively lowers the center of gravity of the bike.

DB7 Suspension

Front suspension

The DB7’s Marzocchi Corse RAC 43 forks are secured with machined aluminium crowns, the lower crown using triple screws. The cartridge type forks, feature nitrite coated sliders for smooth consistent action, and are fully adjustable. Rebound damping offers 32 clicks of adjustment and compression offers 13, with further adjustment for spring preload that is easily accessible externally at the top of each fork. Additionally, each fork leg features an exclusive Bimota machined aluminium caliper mount. With 120mm of precision controlled wheel travel, road holding is accurate and confident both on the track at maximum speed and spirited sport rides on the road.

Rear suspension

Rear wheel travel is controlled by the outstanding ExtremeTech 2v4 shock. Specifically developed for the DB7, it is constructed of fully machined aluminium and features separate high and low speed damping adjustments, for both compression and rebound, plus spring preload. As a result, the 2v4 can be accurately tuned for any riding style or track condition.

DB7 Control

Monobloc brake calipers

For a motorcycle with the performance of the DB7, superior stopping power is fundamental, so the new Superbike mounts only the best; Brembo Monobloc racing calipers. The M4-34 calipers are machined from a solid block of alloy and the result is a single piece unit that has much higher rigidity and resistance to distortion, for maximum stopping power during extreme braking. Combined with 320mm discs, world championship level braking performance is in the hands of every DB7 rider. Super light-weight wheels

Fitting lighter wheels has always been the racer’s way to improve the handling and track ‘feel’ of a race bike. This normally expensive upgrade, is standard fare for the DB7. Designed in-house and manufactured exclusively for Bimota, the new ten spoke wheels are ultra-light and dramatically reduce the critical moment-of-inertia, contributing greatly to the DB7’s braking performance and ease of direction change. Brake and clutch controls

The DB7 controls follow the quality and performance priority of the entire bike. Bimota has selected the race specification Brembo ‘radial’ pumps for both front brake and clutch actuation. Moreover, the billet machined levers, a Bimota exclusive, offer a wide range of ‘reach’ adjustability, ensuring comfort and control for every rider.

DB7 Body

Premium carbon fiber

Look closely at any World Superbike or MotoGP racebike, and you’ll find an all carbon fiber fairing, fenders and tail section, so of course you’ll find the same on the DB7. The aggressive GP inspired body design is finished in the Bimota team colours of red and white over black carbon fiber, and at a glance, the DB7 seems to be in motion even when at rest. In addition, the Bimota sports carbon fiber instrument mounts, chain guards, licence plate bracket, and when combined with the structural carbon fiber rear tail section, titanium exhaust silencer and the billet aluminium used throughout, it’s clear why the sleek and aerodynamic DB7 feels so light and confident on the track.

DB7 Electronics

Instrumentation

Ease of use, daytime visibility and accuracy are the fundamental elements of the best instrumentation, and the DB7 delivers just that. A big analogue rev counter, paired to a large LCD screen with multiple digital readouts are essential in design and perfectly placed for quick access to information while underway. The various functions available are retrieved using the two input buttons which are designed for use even with gloved hands.

In addition to the expected displays of time, distance, water temperature and time for service, the DB7 offers further race oriented features. An ‘over-rev’ indicator lamp, also called a ‘shift-light’, is positioned next to the rev-counter and illuminates to warn the rider that maximum rpm has been reached. The instrumentation also offers complete timing and recording of racetrack performance. Actuated by the starter button, up to 20 laps can be recorded and reviewed after your track session. Recorded information includes time elapsed, maximum rpm, and maximum speed achieved for each lap.

Lights

Powerful twin vertical poly-ellipsoid projection headlights show the way, while the bright LED turn signals and taillight let the rest of the world know your intentions

2009 Bimota DB7 – Specifications
ENGINE

Engine: Ducati 1098 Testastretta Evoluzione
Configuration: 90° “L” twin, Desmodromic
Displacement: 1099 cc
Engine Cooling: liquid cooling
Compression Ratio: 12.5 ± 0.5:1
Valves per cylinder: 4
Bore x Stroke: 104.0 mm x 64.7 mm
Engine Redline: 10,700 rpm
Max power: 160 hp at 9750 rpm
Max torque: 123 Nm / 90.7 ft-lb at 8000 rpm
Valvetrain Type: Desmodromic valve actuation
Intake Valve Ø: 42 mm
Exhaust Valve Ø: 34 mm
Throttle Body Diameter: 60 mm
Exhaust System: 2 in 1 in 1, Titanium silencer
Injectors: Magneti Marelli, 12 micro hole
Clutch Type: Dry clutch multi-disc

CHASSIS

Wheelbase: 1430 mm / 56.3 in
Steering angle: 25 degrees
Trail: 100 mm / 3.9 in
Seat height: 800 mm / 31.5 in
Front suspension: Marzocchi Corse RAC 43mm fork with DLC
Fully adjustable for compression, rebound and pre-load
weel travel 120 mm / 4.7 in
Rear suspension: Extreme Tech 2T4V shock
Fully adjustable for compression, rebound, pre-load
plus low and high speed damping adjustment
wheel travel 130 mm / 5.1 in
Front brake: Double Ø320 mm Brembo floating disc, 4-pistons with radial
Brembo Monobloc calipers, radial pumps
Rear brake: Ø220 mm Bimota floating disc, 2-pistons, with Bimota caliper
Wheels: FRONT: 3.5″x17″ Forged Bimota Al Alloy
REAR: 6.0″x17″ Forged Bimota Al Alloy
Tires: FRONT: 120/70 ZR 17, Continental Race Attack
REAR: 190/55 ZR 17, Continental Race Attack
Fuel tank capacity: 18 l (5 l reserve) / 4.75 US gal (1.32 US gal reserve)
Total dry weight: 170 kg / 375 lb

New colours for 2009 models: DB7: white

MEDIA/PRESS RELEASE

Engine
At the heart of the new Bimota DB7 is the Ducati 1098 Testastretta Evoluzione engine. Powerful, and light, it makes the kind of power that excites the heart with each twist of the throttle, yet its linear power delivery allows entering and exiting the turns fast a confidently controlled experience.

Frame
The DB7 introduces a new hybrid oval tube trellis frame that utilizes lightweight machined plates in its design. The same engineering solution is used in the unique rear swingarm for a package that not only delivers rigidity and predictable handing, but also lends a harmonized technical look to the bike.

Suspension
The innovative rear suspension links the swingarm directly to the engine and employs an advanced Extreme Tech rear shock developed in cooperation with Bimota. The fully adjustable shock attaches to the SPB (Bimota progressive system) progressive linkage system, for maximum control and traction in the corners. The rear suspension is offset to the right side, allowing space for the rear cylinder exhaust system.

Upper and lower fork crowns are billet machined and mount fully adjustable Marzocchi Corse forks with 43 mm sliders with DLC (diamond like coating) treatment for smooth and predictable reaction to the tarmac.

Wheels, Brakes and Body
The alloy forged wheels are built specifically for Bimota design and are some of the lightest most torsionally rigid produced in the world. The powerful front brakes utilize twin 320 mm discs and radially mounted Brembo four pad four piston callipers. On the back a floating 230mm disc matches to a Brembo 2 piston calliper.

The top fairing is formed of structural carbon fiber and supports the instruments and headlamp, eliminating the need for a separate subframe. The rear tail section is also made of structural carbon fiber and also benefits from the same elimination of a separate subframe. Combined they significantly reduce the overall weight of the bike.

The digital instrument panel combines analog and digital readouts. The unit records 20 lap times, and top speed each lap.

The narrow fuel tank, with a capacity of 26 liters, has been sculpted to be extremely thin between the legs and matches perfectly the seat to maximise rider control and comfort. With a seat height of only 800mm, riders of all heights can enjoy the performance of the DB7.

Combine all of the DB7 innovations and you have a bike that weighs-in at an incredible class leading 170 kgs.

The DB7 bristles with fine CNC machined details including the rear frame plates, engine mounts foot rests, rear swingarm sections, chain adjuster plates and both clutch and front brake levers.
The new DB7 charms the heart by combining characteristic Bimota style cues with uncompromised attention to details and unparalleled fit and finish.

The DB7 is staged to add new definition the 1000cc Super bike category.

2009 Bimota Tesi 3D

2009 Bimota Tesi 3D

2009 Bimota Tesi 3D

2009 Bimota Tesi 3D

2009 Bimota Tesi 3D

The TESI 3D is now available in two color versions, red and white plus the new Carbon Black version for 2009. The Carbon Black model shown at EICMA displays a new all titanium exhaust system made by the famous Japanese manufacturer MOTOCORSE.

The principal characteristics of the TESI 3D 1100 are the unique “omega” which also supports and utilizes the engine as a stressed member of the chassis. Both front and rear wheels are suspended with the unique Bimota trellis swingarms, now a trademark of Bimota.

The front wheel operates in with a hub center steering system.

The TESI 3D is equipped with a braking system created by Bimota and is characterized by the radial calipers put on the lowest point of the hub.

The design of the TESI 3D project was created by Bimota’s Enrico Borghesan, who has dressed it in carbon fiber to dramatically reduce the weight of the bike.

The distinctive rear section is formed of structural carbon fiber. Lightweight, function and elegant design combine beautifully.

The lightweight wheels are in forged aluminium alloy and are produced by the MARVIC exclusively for the Tesi 3D.

The benefits of hub center steering include the absence of frontend dive under braking. Front suspension remains fully functional in these conditions and allows unparalleled corner entrance stability and mid-turn control.

An additional benefit is the resulting ability to use softer front suspension settings, adding an uncommon level of comfort and control in lower speeds too.

The dynamic abilities and unique design of the new generation TESI put it at the top of supersport road bikes, while the trademark Tesi design distinguish Bimota in the world scene of motorcycling

Top of supersport road bikes

In a time of highly competitive markets, wholly subject to the pressures of globalization, values like genuine Passion, Talent, Skill, Courage and maniacal Love for perfection often seem to belong to an altogether different world. Exactly these values are what we are all about at Bimota. Our motorcycles capture and represent the essence of a decidedly different approach – the only approach we feel comfortable taking.

The eagerly awaited TESI 3D Concept, first introduced at the 2006 EICMA Motorcycle Show in Milan, Italy, is the standard-bearer for Bimota’s cutting-edge technology of emotion. The TESI 3D, like all Bimota motorcycles, embodies all of the character and DNA of a small company that knows how to think big. Bimota is fully committed to the pursuit of excellence and the continuous refinement of our already state-of-the-art technologies.

Concentrating on innovative technical solutions, the TESI 3D has been developed entirely by our in-house staff at the Bimota factory in Rimini. Italy. Dressed in our traditional color-scheme of white, red, and gold, the motorcycle is propelled by a Ducati 1079cc engine. The electrical environment is developed by Bimota.

While featuring the original Hub-Steering developed by Bimota, the Tesi 3D Concept boasts several new developments and refinements: The front and rear swing utilize a trellis structure similar to the rear swing of our DB5 and DB6 series’ models. Also the front suspension has been radically redesigned and now uses a pull-rod mechanism with the hydraulic suspension located low beside the engine. Carbon body-parts and cowling, forged alloy wheels, and radial disc brakes are further features of the new TESI 3D. The frame consists of light alloy.

The TESI 3D is now available in two color versions, red and white plus the new Carbon Black version. The Carbon Black model displays a new all titanium exhaust system made by the famous Japanese manufacturer MOTOCORSE.

The dynamic abilities and unique design of the new generation TESI put it at the top of supersport road bikes, while the trademark Tesi design distinguish Bimota in the world scene of motorcycling.

2009 Bimota Tesi 3D – Specifications

ENGINE

Type: Ducati 1100DS
Configuration: 90 degree L-Twin
Displacement: 1079cc
Cooling: air/oil
Compression Ratio: 10.5±0.5:1
Valves per Cylinder: 2
Bore x Stroke: 98.0mm x 71.5mm
Redline: 9000rpm
Valve Angle: intake: 28 degree, outlet: 28 degree
Valvetrain Type: Desmodromic
Fuel Pump: Bitron 3.5bar, electronic
Throttle Body: 45mm
Air Filter: Paper
Exhaust System: 2 in 1 in 2, inox
Injection: Magneti Marelli
Lubrication: Wet Sump
Fuel Tank: 4.2gal/1.3gal reserve (16l/5l reserve)

TRANSMISSION

Type: Dry Clutch, multi-disc
Clutch: Hydraulic
Primary Drive: 32/59 teeth
Final Drive: 15/40 teeth
Gear Ratio: VI – 28/24; V – 24/23; IV – 22/24; III – 20/27; II – 17/30; I – 15/37

CHASSIS

Wheelbase: 54.7in (1390mm)
Steering Angle: 18.5 degrees
Swingarm Lenth: 20.3±0.8in (515±20mm)
Seat Height: 31.5in (800mm)
Footpeg Height: 15.2in (385mm)
Handlebar Height: 33.5in (850mm)
Steering Rod Center to Seat Center: 27.4in (695mm)
Front Suspension: Monoshock, Pull-Rod Extreme Tech, fully adjustable (Preload – External Hydraulic device, Compression, Rebound, travel 4.5in (115mm)
Front Wheel: 3.50 x 17.0 Forged Alluminium Alloy
Front Brake: Double 320mm Brembo floating discs, Brembo Radial Caliper, 4-piston, 4-pad
Rear Suspension: Monoshock, Push-Rod Extreme Tech, fully adjustable (Pre-load, Compression, Rebound)
Rear Wheel: 5.50 x 17.0 Forged Aluminium Alloy
Rear Wheel Trail: 4.5in (115mm)
Rear Brake: 220mm Brembo Disc , 2-piston, 2-pad
Curb Weight: 370lb (168kg)

New colours for 2009 models: Tesi 3D: full carbon

2009 Bimota DB6 Delirio

2009 Bimota DB6 Delirio

2009 Bimota DB6 Delirio

2009 Bimota DB6 Delirio

DB6 Delirio

On January 27, 2006, the first prototype of what was to become yet another new Bimota model since the resurrection of the brand, On January 27, 2006, the first prototype of what was to become yet another new Bimota model since the resurrection of the brand, left the manufacturing facility in Rimini, Italy, for the first test ride. In the seat was Engineer Alberto Strada. Already waiting for his return, helmet in hand, was designer Sergio Robbiano, anxiously looking forward to the first ride on the personification of his imagination.

For the second time in the young history of the new Bimota company, Sergio Robbiano had been the creative head behind a project combining pure esthetics of the motorcycle with the highest standards of functionality: The Bimota DB6 Delirio, a naked bike that parallels the full-faired supersport DB5.

After the initial presentation of the DB6 Delirio at the Motorshow in Milano, Italy, in November 2005, the reactions of visitors and special-interest media alike destined the concept for production, ideally in the shortest time possible. Today the DB6 Delirio presents itself as thoroughbred Bimota: The result of intensive technical research, engineered to the highest quality standards, composed to capture emotion by both its static appearance as well as its dynamic experience.

The DB6 Delirio is based upon the DB5’s frame and swing-arm, utilizing the same power-plant – the only technical elements these two motorcycles share.

Components of the DB6 Delirio remain top of the line, manufactured to the Bimota ideology of perfection and style. The aluminum plates located at the lower end of the main frame and the back end of the swing-arm have been re-designed to appear even lighter and convey an even slimmer line of the motorcycle. Further enhancing the appearance and performance of the DB6 Delirio are the exclusive steering plates, solidly embracing the 50mm Marzocchi forks. Completing the rolling chassis of the DB6 is the powerful Brembo radial braking system with its uniquely shaped rotors.

The DB6 Delirio’s frontal view, the face of the motorcycle, is defined by its exclusive headlight assembly, integrating the turn signals and the dashboard which is dominated by a distinctive rev-counter.

The handlebars, like the complete seating position, put the rider in full control over the DB6 Delirio at any time, providing an outstanding experience and the sensation of dominating the road.

The tank has been designed to be narrow at knee-hight, widening just above the rider’s legs. While adding to the unique line of the DB6 Delirio, this design provides a perfect combination of tank-volume and rider-control.

Just like on its counterpart, the DB5, the DB6 Delirio’s rider footrests can be adjusted in three positions. Also the upper control levers, brake and clutch, can be adjusted to each riders specific needs and comfort.

With a seat hight of 800mm and a weight of just 170kg, the DB6 Delirio is a motorcycle fitting shorter riders comfortably while providing enough space and leverage for taller riders, without any compromise to control and handling for any size rider.

All elements of the DB6 Delirio are characterized by two main aspects: They compliment the motorcycle’s exclusive and unique design line, while providing their respectively desired functionality. The passengers aluminum footrests and their supports reflect the trellis concept of the DB6 Delirio’s framework. In combination with the well padded seat, the passenger will experience a far more comfortable position than on most naked bikes on the market today. Also the rider has a more comfortable position, leaning only slightly forward over the tank.

The triangle shaped mufflers, complying with EU emission limit according to EURO3, are placed under the seat, following the motorcycles slim silhouette. Specially designed air intakes provide cooling to the muffler itself and prevent warming of the passenger seat.

Negative acceleration on both wheels is provided by powerful Brembo calipers embracing the distinctively shaped rotors.

The DB6 Delirio’s performance, powerful engine, light weight, and exclusive components, assembled to the highest standards, elevate this Bimota motorcycle above the known world of naked-bikes. Like every Bimota, the DB6 Delirio’s dynamic characteristics are in perfect harmony with its static appearance: beyond average.

Oh, and one more thing: On that rather cold day in January we mentioned earlier, everything went very well with Eng. Strada’s first test ride of the DB6 Delirio prototype. Still, Sergio Robbiano had to wait a long time with the helmet in his hands before he came back …

2009 Bimota DB6 Delirio – Specifications

ENGINE

Type: Ducati L-twin cylinder, 2 valves per cylinder Desmodromic; air cooled
Displacement: 1079 ccm
Bore x Stroke: 98.0mm x 71.5mm
Compression Ratio: 10±0.5:1
Engine Redline: 9000rpm
Cooling: air/oil-cooling
Max Power: 67.6 kW (91 hp) @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque: 9.0 kgm (65.1 ft-lb) @ 4500 rpm
Valve Angle: 28°
Valvetrain Type: Desmodromic
Intake Valve Diameter: Ø 40mm
Exhaust Valve Diameter: Ø 35mm
Fuel Pump: Bitron 3.5 bar, electrical
Fuel Injection: Electronic fuel injection, 45mm throttle body
Lubrication System: Wet Sump
Fuel Tank Capacity: 16 l (4.2gal)

TRANSMISSION

Gearbox: 6 speed
Gear Ratio: 6th 4:1 – 5th 4.5455:1 – 4th 5.263:1 – 3rd 6.25:1 – 2nd 8.333:1 – 1st 12.5:1
Primary Drive: 32/59 teeth
Final Drive: Chain, 15/40 teeth
Clutch: Dry multiplate with hydraulic control

CHASSIS

Frame: 20/25mm (0.8/1.0in) tubular chrome molybdenum steel trellis with lateral plates in aircraft alloy
Rear Frame: 15/25/30mm (0.6/1.0/1.2in) tubular chrome molybdenum steel trellis with lateral plates in aircraft alloy
Swingarm Length: 525mm ±20 mm (20.7in ±0.8in)
Front suspension: 50mm Marzocchi upride-down fork with TiN treatment
Rake: 24°
Front wheel travel: 120 mm (4.7in)
Rear suspension: Extreme Tech Mono Shock, fully adjustable, straight connection
Rear wheel travel: 130 mm (5.1in)
Trail: 100mm (3.9in)
Wheelbase: 1425mm (56.1in)
Seat Height: 830mm (32.7in)
Foot Rest Height: 385mm (15.2in)
Front Wheel: 3.50×17.0 Al Alloy
Front Tyre: 120/70ZR17
Rear Wheel: 5.50×17.0 Al Alloy
Rear Tyre: 180/55ZR17
Front brake: 2x320mm Brembo floating discs, 4-piston radial calipers
Rear brake: 220mm sigle disc
Dry weight: 177kg (390lb)

New colours for 2009 models: DB6 Delirio: orange-cream / blue-white

2008 Bimota DB5R

2008 Bimota DB5R

2008 Bimota DB5R

2008 Bimota DB5R

The DB5R is the most extreme version of the DB5. With the R, the DB5’s superb agililty and easy handling have reached new heights.

Lighweight and agile. Thanks to these two characteristics, this twin-cylinder sports bike with its classic Ducati 1000 DS engine produces a unique and emotive riding experience: lightning-fast corner entry and mid-corner speeds can be achieved, with super-precise lines and easy direction changes. Handling is the best you can ask for in a motorcycle born for the racetrack. Suspension is Ohlins – the front gets fully-adjustable (preload, rebound and compression) 43mm upside-down forks with TiN-coated stanchions, while the rear gets a fully adjustable (preload, rebound, compression and ride height) monoshock. These components work extremely well in such a lightweight chassis. The DB5R gets a taller ride height than the standard DB5 to make it turn in even quicker. This results in an even sportier ride.

The powerful and progressive brakes are Brembo, with a 320mm front discs (these are bigger than the standard DB5’s 298mm discs) that are squeezed by four-piston radial calipers, which in turn are operated by a 19mm radial master cylinder. On the rear you’ll find the typical 230mm disc with Brembo caliper. A pair of gorgeous forged aliminium OZ Racing wheels complete the package. These lightweight components reduce inertia to a minimum, letting you fly into corners and change direction faster than ever.

The brake and clutch levers that bend in a crash, preventing them from snapping off, further justify the “R” in this Bimota’s name. Then of course, there’s the slipper clutch that works so well it lets the rider to brake and slam down the gears at the very last moment, and still the bike remains composed. The state-of-the-art slipper clutch makes it almost impossible to lock the rear wheel under the heavy V-twin engine braking.

The DB5R’s bodywork is made entirely of carbon fibre, as are the airbox and engine covers. The lot is painted in red, green and white – the traditional colours of the Italian flag. This encapsulates the spirit of Italian sports bikes, as does the roar from the engine that sounds more glorious than ever thanks to the gorgeous titanium silencers.

US SPECIFICATIONS: 2008 Bimota DB5R
Price $36,800 MSRP

Engine
Type: Ducati 1100DS

Configuration: 90 degree L-Twin

Displacement: 1079cc

Cooling: air/oil

Compression Ratio: 10.5±0.5:1

Valves per Cylinder: 2

Bore x Stroke: 98.0mm x 71.5mm

Redline: 9000rpm

Valve Angle: intake: 28 degree, outlet: 28 degree

Valvetrain Type: Desmodromic

Fuel Pump: Bitron 3.5bar, electronic

Throttle Body: 45mm

Air Filter: Foam

Exhaust System: 2 in 1 in 2, inox

Injection: Magneti Marelli

Lubrication: Wet Sump

Fuel Tank: 4.2gal/1.3gal reserve (16l/5l reserve)

Transmission

2008 Bimota DB5R Slipper Clutch

Type: Dry Clutch, multi-disc

Clutch: Slipper Clutch

Primary Drive: 32/59 teeth

Final Drive: 15/40 teeth

Gear Ratio:

I – 15/37
II – 17/30
III – 20/27
IV – 22/24
V – 24/23
VI – 28/24

Chassis and Dimensions

2008 Bimota DB5R Frame

Wheelbase: 56.1in (1425mm)

Swingarm Lenth: 20.3±0.8in (515±20mm)

Seat Height: 31.9in (810mm)

Footpeg Height: 14.6in – 15.32in (370mm – 385mm)

Handlebar Height: 33.9in (860mm)

Steering Stem to Seat Center: 25.2in (640mm)

Front Suspension: 43mm UD Öhlins TIN Coated Fork, fully adjustable (Pre-load, Compression, Rebound), travel 4.7in (120mm)

Front Wheel: 3.50 x 17.0 OZ Forged Alluminium

Front Brake: Double 320mm Brembo floating discs, Brembo Radial Caliper, 4-piston, 4-pad

Rear Suspension: Öhlins Monoshock, fully adjustable (Pre-load – External Hydraulic Device, Compression, Rebound)

Rear Wheel: 5.50 x 17.0 OZ Forged Aluminium

Rear Wheel Trail: 4.7in (120mm)

Rear Brake: 230mm Brembo Disc , 2-piston, 2-pad

Curb Weight: 375lb (170kg)

2008 Bimota DB6R

2008 Bimota DB6R

2008 Bimota DB6R

2008 Bimota DB6R

For 2008 Bimota presents the new and more aggressive version of our successful naked Delirio. The DB6R is even more agile and lighter than its sibling, and is propelled by the new powerful 1100 Ducati dry clutch engine.

DB6The braking system is composed by two front 320 mm Brembo disks with a couple of radial Brembo calliper and a new radial Brembo 18mm pump. The rear brakes feature a floating disc to give the bike an all-around race performance braking system.

The DB6R includes many new carbon fiber components including air conveyors for the radiator, fairing sides, belt-covers, clutch cover, front mudguard, plate holder and side covers. The Bimota forged alloy wheels have been specifically developed by Bimota, and reduce weight by 5.5kgs.

The new Ducati 1100 air-cooled engine features a new ‘slipper’ dry clutch for even more control during sportive riding.

Bimota DB6R Highlights:

STEERING DAMPER BY EXTREME TECH

NEW DASHBOARD
improved alert light
improved service light
improved Oil pressure/temperature light
Chrono with memory of 20 laps (for each lap indicated: time, max speed, max rpm)

RADIAL FRONT BRAKE AND CLUTCH PUMPS
More power and modulability for breaking and clutch operation

SLIPPER CLUTCH
More thrust and control during sportive riding

BREMBO 320mm FRONT DISCS

CARBON FIBER COMPONENTS:
FRONT MUDGARD
UNDER TANK COVERS
ANTERIOR AIR DEFLECTOR
OTHER COVERS
ENGINE CHAIN COVERS
DRY CLUTCH COVER
REAR PLATE AND BLINKERS
SLIPPER CLUTCH
FORGED ALLOY WHEELS
REAR 230 FLOARING DISC

ONLY 170 kg / 374.8 lbs DRY WEIGHT
7 kg / 15.5 lbs less than DB6 Delirio DB6

US SPECIFICATIONS: 2008 Bimota DB6R
Price $00,000 MSRP

ENGINE (DUCATI 1100)
Engine Configuration: Twin cylinder 90°
Displacement: 1078 cc
Engine Cooling: air/oil cooling
Compression Ratio: 10±0.5:1
Valves per cylinder: 2
Bore x Stroke: 98.0 mm x 71.5 mm
Engine Redline: 8500 rpm
Valve Angle (Included): 28° Inlet / 28° Exhaust
Valvetrain Type: Desmodromic valve actuation
Intake Valve Diameter: Ø 40 mm
Exhaust Valve Diameter: Ø 35 mm
Intake Valve Timing: Open BTDC 15°; Closed ABDC 65°; Duration 260°
Exhaust Valve Timing: Open BBDC 62°; Closed ATDC 19°; Duration 261°
Fuel Pump: Bitron 3.5 bar, electronic
Throttle Body Size: 45 mm
Air Filter: Paper
Exhaust System: 2 in 1 in 2, inox
Injection: Walbro
Injectors: Magneti Marelli
Lubrication System: Wet Sump
Transmission Type: Dry clutch Multi-disc with hydraulic actuation system
Primary Drive ratio: 33/61
Final Drive ratio: 15/39
Transmission ratio: VI = 28/24; V = 24/23; IV = 22/24; III = 20/27; II = 17/30; I = 15/37

CHASSIS

Wheelbase: 1430 mm / 56.3 in
Steering angle: 24°
Swingarm length: 515±20 mm / 20.3±0.8 in
Seat height: 820 mm / 32.2 in
Footpeg height: 385 mm / 5.2 in
Handlebar height: 1040 mm / 40.9 in
Steering stem to seat center: 708 mm / 27.9 in
Overall length: 2045 mm / 80.5 in
Overall width: 830 mm / 32.7 in
Overall height: 1110 mm / 43.7 in
Ground clearance: 175 mm / 6.9 in
Front suspension: 50 mm Marzocchi UD fork TiN fully adjustable; stroke: 120 mm
Rear suspension: Extreme Tech Monoshock fully adjustable, compression low/high speed; wheel stroke: 120 mm
Front brake: Double Ø320 mm Braking floating disc, 4-pistons,4-pads with radial Brembo callipers
Rear brake: Ø220 mm Braking disc, 2-pistons, 2-pads with Brembo calliper
Front Wheel: 3.5×17.0 Al Alloy
Rear Wheel: 5.5×17.0 Al Alloy
Front Tyre: 120/70 ZR17, Continental Sport Attack
Rear Tyre: 180/70 ZR17, Continental Sport Attack
Fuel Tank Capacity: 16 l (5 l reserve) / 4.23 gal(US) (1.32 gal (US) reserve)
Dry Weight: 170 kg / 374.8 lbs

2008 Bimota DB6 Delirio

2008 Bimota DB6 Delirio

2008 Bimota DB6 Delirio

2008 Bimota DB6 Delirio

2008 Bimota DB6 Delirio

2008 Bimota DB6 Delirio

On January 27, 2006, the first prototype of what was to become yet another new Bimota model since the resurrection of the brand, left the manufacturing facility in Rimini, Italy, for the first test ride. In the seat was Engineer Alberto Strada. Already waiting for his return, helmet in hand, was designer Sergio Robbiano, anxiously looking forward to the first ride on the personification of his imagination.

For the second time in the young history of the new Bimota company, Sergio Robbiano had been the creative head behind a project combining pure esthetics of the motorcycle with the highest standards of functionality: The Bimota DB6 Delirio, a naked bike that parallels the full-faired supersport DB5.

After the initial presentation of the DB6 Delirio at the Motorshow in Milano, Italy, in November 2005, the reactions of visitors and special-interest media alike destined the concept for production, ideally in the shortest time possible. Today the DB6 Delirio presents itself as thoroughbred Bimota: The result of intensive technical research, engineered to the highest quality standards, composed to capture emotion by both its static appearance as well as its dynamic experience.

The DB6 Delirio is based upon the DB5’s frame and swing-arm, utilizing the same power-plant – the only technical elements these two motorcycles share.

Components of the DB6 Delirio remain top of the line, manufactured to the Bimota ideology of perfection and style. The aluminum plates located at the lower end of the main frame and the back end of the swing-arm have been re-designed to appear even lighter and convey an even slimmer line of the motorcycle. Further enhancing the appearance and performance of the DB6 Delirio are the exclusive steering plates, solidly embracing the 50mm Marzocchi forks. Completing the rolling chassis of the DB6 is the powerful Brembo radial braking system with its uniquely shaped rotors.

The DB6 Delirio’s frontal view, the face of the motorcycle, is defined by its exclusive headlight assembly, integrating the turn signals and the dashboard which is dominated by a distinctive rev-counter.

The handlebars, like the complete seating position, put the rider in full control over the DB6 Delirio at any time, providing an outstanding experience and the sensation of dominating the road.

The tank has been designed to be narrow at knee-hight, widening just above the rider’s legs. While adding to the unique line of the DB6 Delirio, this design provides a perfect combination of tank-volume and rider-control.

Just like on its counterpart, the DB5, the DB6 Delirio’s rider footrests can be adjusted in three positions. Also the upper control levers, brake and clutch, can be adjusted to each riders specific needs and comfort.

With a seat hight of 800mm and a weight of just 170kg, the DB6 Delirio is a motorcycle fitting shorter riders comfortably while providing enough space and leverage for taller riders, without any compromise to control and handling for any size rider.

All elements of the DB6 Delirio are characterized by two main aspects: They compliment the motorcycle’s exclusive and unique design line, while providing their respectively desired functionality. The passengers aluminum footrests and their supports reflect the trellis concept of the DB6 Delirio’s framework. In combination with the well padded seat, the passenger will experience a far more comfortable position than on most naked bikes
on the market today. Also the rider has a more comfortable position, leaning only slightly forward over the tank.

The triangle shaped mufflers, complying with EU emission limit according to EURO3, are placed under the seat, following the motorcycles slim silhouette. Specially designed air intakes provide cooling to the muffler itself and prevent warming of the passenger seat.

Negative acceleration on both wheels is provided by powerful Brembo calipers embracing the distinctively shaped rotors.

The DB6 Delirio’s performance, powerful engine, light weight, and exclusive components, assembled to the highest standards, elevate this Bimota motorcycle above the known world of naked-bikes. Like every Bimota, the DB6 Delirio’s dynamic characteristics are in perfect harmony with its static appearance: beyond average.

Oh, and one more thing: On that rather cold day in January we mentioned earlier, everything went very well with Eng. Strada’s first test ride of the DB6 Delirio prototype. Still, Sergio Robbiano had to wait a long time with the helmet in his hands before he came back …

Design, Uniting Esthetics And Necessity

The Bimota Delirio project had been born even before its supersport counterpart, the DB5, was completed. The esthetics and function-driven design of the DB5’s bare chassis did not only suggest but demanded the creation of a naked bike.

The process of designing the DB6 was bound to go far beyond just re-designing the DB5. Having identified the trellis frame, swing arm, and fork as the basis of the new motorcycle, we started all over again.

The finished design had to be distinctively different, setting the DB6 uniquely apart from all naked bikes on the market. A Bimota has always been immediately recognizable, today following the path set by Sergio Robbiano, proven by the success of the DB5, defined by low weight, esthetic proportions, and outstanding performance.

The challenge creating a naked bike is the balance between engineering necessity and design esthetics. The DB6 displays in a unique way the care that went into hiding essential functional auxiliary parts from plain view, directing attention to the most prestigious elements of the motorcycle. This process requires a radical approach positioning all functional parts, leaving no room for compromise.

Front-end, trellis frame, new bored out and lightened plates of the swing arm, as well as the passenger⤙s foot-rest supports are the most refined and exclusive parts of the new DB6.

The exhaust system of the DB6 has been completely redesigned and fitted with special silencers positioned under the seat. Tank and tank cover with fully machined lock-nut contribute to the overall aggressiveness of the DB6. Battery and fuse box are hidden by the side covers, making maintenance extremely simple. The front view of the DB6 gives the motorcycle the personality of a predator through its low positioned front light with integrated indicators.

Seating position and the ergonomics of footrests and handlebars provide the rider with the feeling of domination and absolute control. Riding the DB6 yourself, you will experience that the design of each single element is the expression of the pleasure to ride.

US SPECIFICATIONS: 2008 Bimota DB6 Delirio
Price $00,000 MSRP

CHASSIS

Frame: 20/25mm (0.8/1.0in) tubular chrome molybdenum steel trellis with lateral plates in aircraft alloy
Rear Frame: 15/25/30mm (0.6/1.0/1.2in) tubular chrome molybdenum steel trellis with lateral plates in aircraft alloy
Swingarm Length: 525mm ±20 mm (20.7in ±0.8in)
Front suspension: 50mm Marzocchi upride-down fork with TiN treatment
Rake: 24°
Front wheel travel: 120 mm (4.7in)
Rear suspension: Extreme Tech Mono Shock, fully adjustable, straight connection
Rear wheel travel: 130 mm (5.1in)
Trail: 100mm (3.9in)
Wheelbase: 1425mm (56.1in)
Seat Height: 830mm (32.7in)
Foot Rest Height: 385mm (15.2in)
Front Wheel: 3.50×17.0 Al Alloy
Front Tyre: 120/70ZR17
Rear Wheel: 5.50×17.0 Al Alloy
Rear Tyre: 180/55ZR17
Front brake: 2x320mm Brembo floating discs, 4-piston radial calipers
Rear brake: 220mm sigle disc
Dry weight: 177kg (390lb)

ENGINE – DUCATI 1000 DS

Type: Ducati L-twin cylinder, 2 valves per cylinder Desmodromic; air cooled
Displacement: 992 ccm
Bore x Stroke: 94 x 71.5 mm
Compression Ratio: 10±0.5:1
Engine Redline: 9000rpm
Cooling: air/oil-cooling
Max Power: 67.6 kW (91 hp) @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque: 9.0 kgm (65.1 ft-lb) @ 4500 rpm
Valve Angle: 28°
Valvetrain Type: Desmodromic
Intake Valve Diameter: Ø 40mm
Exhaust Valve Diameter: Ø 35mm
Fuel Pump: Bitron 3.5 bar, electrical
Fuel Injection: Electronic fuel injection, 45mm throttle body
Lubrication System: Wet Sump
Fuel Tank Capacity: 16 l (4.2gal)

TRANSMISSION

Gearbox: 6 speed
Gear Ratio: 6th 4:1 – 5th 4.5455:1 – 4th 5.263:1 – 3rd 6.25:1 – 2nd 8.333:1 – 1st 12.5:1
Primary Drive: 32/59 teeth
Final Drive: Chain, 15/40 teeth
Clutch: Dry multiplate with hydraulic control