Bimota Db8 World Superbike 2

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World Superbike 2

Bimota Db8

19 Sep 2011 18:13:56 | World 2

Rimini’s superbike gets the 1198 Testastretta engine a swingarm to help accommodate the but the concept was put on hold due to the substantial associated with creating an all-new design. Therefore, spans the same 56.3

as the DB7’s. Bimota has fitted the version of the Ducati 1198 to the DB8. One of the ‘ big differences the

Bimota is a unique company the motorcycle industry: great great technical competence and but little in the way of financial stamina. has just finished developing the

1198 Testastretta-pow-ered DB8. In to being fitted with the current Ducati superbike the DB8 also adds a passenger

Initially, Bimota’s chief Andrea Acquaviva, had designed


With plenty of Yamaha’s popular FJR1300 a facelift and updates to go head-to-head Kawasaki’s Concours 14, BMW’s and K1300GT, and Honda’s rumored ST replacement. We don’t know too details, but this illustration what we think the 2011 will look like, MotoGP style-exhausts and cleaner, styling.

—Blake Conner


Scaling one’s big D-P-looking down to a smaller size and price point is all the rage a thing rumors floating in across The Pond say could with the Triumph Tiger, available in 1050cc size. sales have been on a relatively speaking, its 675cc included. A little boring and of the 74 x 52.3mm 675 Triple could take displacement to around according to our source, which be plenty of power to send a Tiger hurtling round the It could appear at the EICMA November in Milan, says the mill. —John Burns

Bimota HB4 Moto2 Racer

Bimota DB 8
Bimota DB 8

is back on track—the racetrack, is.

The last Bimota to tread tarmac was the 1000cc V-Twin-powered SB8 that in 2000 won one leg of the World race at Phillip Island in the of local Aussie hero Gobert.

Bimota’s HB4—the Bimota powered by a Honda developed using the CBR600RR-derived for the new Moto2 class. Engineer Acquaviva followed a traditional using nickel-chrome-molybdenum tubing by a pair of machined aluminum for the frame.

Chassis of the HB4 is compact, with spanning just 53.4 Claimed dry weight is 297 pounds. consists of a 43mm inverted fork and an Ohlins shock.—By DePrato

Slotting the latest Testastretta engine into superbike chassis required the manner in which the rear linkage attaches (left); new points had to be incorporated on the DB8. a passenger seat (below) a complete redesign of the subframe.

a rethink is the subframe, which is now from two pressure-…-cast aluminum in place of the DB7’s structural tailsection.

Ducati’s latest 1198cc has been adapted to the Bimota the same modifications as were to the 1098-powered DB7. A 10-liter of Bimota’s design, Walbro injection and an exhaust featuring a resonator chamber and two-into-one, canister, are all designed to improve the Ducati mill’s midrange although no official numbers been released.

According to the DB8 is almost ready for production. If the is as impressive as that of the DB7, the DB8 prove to be another fantastic for those with deep and a love for Italian flair.

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