Gilera shoe-horns an 840cc engine into its latest scooter

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Gilera GP 800

Gilera shoe-horns an 840cc into its latest scooter

11, 2007 An 840cc, 90-degree injected V-twin, performance 200kmh top speed and braided lines… on a CVT, step-thru After sending heads with its Nexus 500, a that handles like a in the twisties, Gilera have dumbfounded us with their GP 800 Striking some sort of balance between a super-grunty and a genuine sports-tourer, this bad-boy is the new and undisputed king of the segment.

Gilera have fired a salvo in the maxi-scooter capacity war we of last year with the of their anticipated GP 800. it’s missing the electronic we expected, the whopping 840cc engine remains, making it the baddest and fastest scooter on the a 16 year-old bully kicking the third-graders’ sand castles.

are creating a whole new class the GP 800 – let’s call it the hyperscooter It’s designed to maintain the and ease of use of a step-thru city while giving the rider the chance to take it touring or in the twisties. Looks-wise it’s as a Burgmann has mated with a

It’s still definately a though, which will its popularity among non-bikers even if this is offset by a hefty 245kg dry weight.

Gilera GP 800

The specification shows that the GP 800 be unlike anything that’s before it – everything’s designed to be a for the 75-odd horses the engine pump out; twin-disc brakes on braided hoses pull the 16” front wheel up the scoot’s top speed of over and fat 41mm forks take of the front-end suspension. A horizontally-mounted provides the rear suspension, and the tubular steel double-cradle should contribute to the motorcycle-like and tipped-in stability Gilera are

Gilera claim the scoot take lean angles of 45 in its stride, which is quite a considering that Michelin’s Pilot Power sportsbike aren’t built to handle more than 50 degrees, and the top MotoGP racers are only beginning to touch 60 degree angles in the 2007 season. tyre sizes of 120/70/16 and should make a reasonable of radials available.

Storage suffers a little all that engine – but it’s large enough for any full-face and loads larger than you’d find on any motorcycle. The litre tank should be for touring.

The new Gilera is the first scooter the Nexus 500 to take a real at any sort of sport-riding pretension. we say, as hardened motorcyclists, we mind having a much look at this one – as long as of our mates are watching… Perhaps queue up for an online test in Second Life. where are offering all visitors to Telecom third island a chance to it out. From the 5th September, the GP 800 available at the Alice MyGP

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