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Bimota DB8 Specs

The Bimota DB8 model is a Sport bike manufactured by Bimota . In this version sold from year 2016 , the dry weight is 177.0 kg (390.2 pounds) and it is equipped with a V2, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 162.00 HP (118.2 kW)) @ 9500 RPM and a maximum torque of 130.00 Nm (13.3 kgf-m or 95.9 ft.lbs) @ 7700 RPM . With this drive-train, the Bimota DB8 is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of 280.0 km/h (174.0 mph) . On the topic of chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, the Bimota DB8 has a 39NiCrMo4 tubing and machined aluminium alloy plates frame with front suspension being Ohlins 43mm preload -fully adjustable and DLC treated upside-down forks and at the rear, it is equipped with Ohlins preload-fully adjustable top and lower speed monoshock . Stock tire sizes are 120/70-ZR17 on the front, and 190/55-ZR17 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Bimota DB8 braking system includes Double disc. Bremo monoblock size 320 mm (12.6 inches) at the front and Single disc. 2 piston Brembo calipers size 220 mm (8.7 inches) at the back. 

Bimota DB8 General Information

Brand Bimota 
Model Bimota DB8 
Start year 2016 
Year 2016 
Category Sport 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

Bimota DB8 Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type 39NiCrMo4 tubing and machined aluminium alloy plates 
Seat details
Wheelbase 1,430 mm (56.3 inches) 
Length 2,040 mm (80.3 inches) 
Width 730 mm (28.7 inches) 
Height 1,115 mm (43.9 inches) 
Seat Height 800 mm (31.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance 135 mm (5.3 inches) 
Trail size 100 mm (3.9 inches) 
Wheels details Rims OZ, forged aluminum, black 
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 120/70-ZR17 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 190/55-ZR17 
Front brakes Double disc. Bremo monoblock 
Rear brakes Single disc. 2 piston Brembo calipers 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 320 mm (12.6 inches) 
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 220 mm (8.7 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids)
Dry Weight 177.0 kg (390.2 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.9153 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 18.00 litres (4.76 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity
Carrying Details and Capacity
Front Suspension Ohlins 43mm preload -fully adjustable and DLC treated upside-down forks 
Front Suspension Travel
Rear Suspension Ohlins preload-fully adjustable top and lower speed monoshock 
Rear Suspension Travel

Bimota DB8 Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders V2, four-stroke 
Engine details 90°L twin cylider 
Fuel system Injection 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 1198.00 ccm (73.10 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 106.0 x 67.9 mm (4.2 x 2.7 inches) 
Compression Ratio 11.5:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration Desmodromic valve control 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 162.00 HP (118.2 kW)) @ 9500 RPM 
Maximum torque 130.00 Nm (13.3 kgf-m or 95.9 ft.lbs) @ 7700 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM
Cooling system Liquid 
Lubrication system Wet sump 
Engine oil capacity
Exhaust system
Gearbox 6-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Chain 
Clutch type Dry, multi-disc 

Bimota DB8 Performance

Top Speed 280.0 km/h (174.0 mph) 
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph)
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile)
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency
CO2 emissions

Bimota DB8 Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type
Electrical Details
Starter Type Electric 
Instruments Digital and analoge 
How much horsepower does a Bimota DB8 have?
The Bimota DB8 has 162.00 HP (118.2 kW)) @ 9500 RPM.

How fast is a Bimota DB8?
The Bimota DB8 top speed is 280.0 km/h (174.0 mph).

How much does a Bimota DB8 weighs?
The Bimota DB8 weighs 177.0 kg (390.2 pounds).

How tall (seat height) is a Bimota DB8?
The Bimota DB8 seat height is 800 mm (31.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.

How many gears does a Bimota DB8 have?
The Bimota DB8 have 6 gears.