The company's retro-looking bike is a clever mix of and high-tech componentry and visual quirk, enough to attract less conventional motorcycle buyers, folk who want performance and to stand out from the crowd.
The bike's been a long time coming and some thought it was just a dream. The company says the new S.S.100 will only be available in limited numbers and it precedes a range of exclusive motorcycles, which aims to become the new reference in technology, performance and distinction. Stay tuned!
The forthcoming (December) issue of Classic Bike Guide, on sale November 27 will have all the facts and pictures of this landmark product, plus details of the company's recent record-breaking Bonnevile Salt Flats exploits. Don miss it!
Engine type: four stroke 88° V-twin, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, water and oil cooled
Bore x stroke: 94×71.8mm
Power: from 73kW (100 hp) to 102 kW (140 hp) @ 10,000 rpm, depending on bespoke settings
Torque: 125Nm @ 8000 rpm
Compression ratio: 11:1
Wheelbase: 1550mm (61.02”)
Steering angle: 24.6°
Trail: 96.7mm (3.80”)
Dry weight: 180kg (395 lb)
Frame type: steel and titanium tubular trellis
Front suspension: Fior double wishbone, Ohlins shock 120mm (4.72”) travel
Rear suspension: progressive system Ohlins shock 130mm (5.11”) travel
Front brake: 4D Ceramic Beringer two floating double discs, aluminum-ceramic composite material, diameter 230mm (9,05”), two four-piston calipers with radial fixation and special sintered metal pads
Rear brake: single disc brake, aluminum-ceramic composite material, diameter 230mm (9,05”), two pistons caliper with special sintered metal pads
Wheels: 18 spokes (aluminum), front rim 3.50×18”, rear rim 4.25×18”
Front tyre: 120/70 ZR 18
Rear tyre: 160/60 ZR 18