Gilera Saturno 500

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Gilera Saturno 500

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“……. The Saturno’s was then flown to Japan and by the Itoh organization at the ‘Mega-Show’ began in Tokyo on 20 December. Saturno project was very the work of the two men, Gilera Sandro Colombo and the Japanese N Hagiwara.

The general idea was to the Saturno concept, but in a modern


Using the Dakota engine, the Ital-Japanese created a compact Café (it was also built with the engine). Weighing in at 2961b the Nuovo Saturno employed a trellis steel-tube frame and an swinging

arm with eccentric adjustment for the drive chain. No expense had spared in selecting the best components; the footrests, rear and gear change levers all in aluminium, as. was the kick-starter.

The 300mm brake disc at the front was by a four-pot Brembo ‘Gold-line’ with a 240mm disc and piston caliper at the rear, the Marvic cast alloy each had three hollow Both wheels were diameter with 110/70 and 140/70 rear tyres of VR

The 40mm front forks had of travel and were of conventional The rear end was taken care of by a shock with 130mm The shock was of the racing type multi-adjustment. Other details of the included a half-fairing, clip-on indicators, twin mirrors mounted), Japanese-

style weights, a single seat and tank, a plastic chainguard and a hugger mudguard in the same The exhaust system, finished in black, was a siamezed exhaust exiting into a ,-single This was mounted just the line of the seat base on the of the machine. In typical Café-racer there were the bare of fitments to the bike, typified by no stand, simply a side one.

Gilera Saturno

The finish of the whole machine was in racing red.

As the engine literally hung in the it was readily accessible, unlike the of modern sports bikes their total enclosure.


Although everyone that the Saturno was a Japan-only this proved to be wrong and by the end of it went on general sale.

for the original, very successful and more beautiful 500cc Gilera Saturno of the 1940s, the was commissioned for sale by the Japanese company, C. Itoh. It was released for in Japan and EuropeThe Bialbero was designed from the ground up to be a racer and has an array of choice The steel trellis frame very cool, as does the tank.

It’s got Brembo Goldlines up Grimeca in the back, an aluminum arm and rearsets, Marzochhi shocks and of the three-spoked hollow red alloy The DOHC 491cc liquid-cooled single is good for a claimed 45 hp, the 300 pound bike to a top speed of

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