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Gilera Nexus 500 Specs

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The Gilera Nexus 500 model is a Scooter bike manufactured by Gilera . In this version sold from year 2005 , the dry weight is 101.0 kg (222.7 pounds) and it is equipped with a Single cylinder, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 40.12 HP (29.3 kW) @ 7500 RPM and a maximum torque of 43.00 Nm (4.4 kgf-m or 31.7 ft.lbs) @ 5500 RPM . With this drive-train, the Gilera Nexus 500 is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of  . On the topic of chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, the Gilera Nexus 500 has a Double cradle, high-tensile steel tubes frame with front suspension being Kayaba telehydraulic fork and at the rear, it is equipped with Progressive POWER DRIVE, Kayaba gas shock absorber with spring preload . Stock tire sizes are 120/70-15 on the front, and 160/60-14 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Gilera Nexus 500 braking system includes Double disc size 260 mm (10.2 inches) at the front and Single disc size 240 mm (9.4 inches) at the back. 

Gilera Nexus 500 General Information

Brand Gilera 
Model Gilera Nexus 500 
Start year 2005 
Year 2005 
Category Scooter 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

Gilera Nexus 500 Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Double cradle, high-tensile steel tubes 
Seat details
Wheelbase 1,515 mm (59.6 inches) 
Length 2,090 mm (82.3 inches) 
Width 765 mm (30.1 inches) 
Seat Height 780 mm (30.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance
Trail size
Wheels details
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 120/70-15 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 160/60-14 
Front brakes Double disc 
Rear brakes Single disc 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 260 mm (10.2 inches) 
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 240 mm (9.4 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids) 216.0 kg (476.2 pounds) 
Dry Weight 101.0 kg (222.7 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.3972 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 15.00 litres (3.96 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity
Carrying Details and Capacity
Front Suspension Kayaba telehydraulic fork 
Front Suspension Travel 41 mm (1.6 inches) 
Rear Suspension Progressive POWER DRIVE, Kayaba gas shock absorber with spring preload 
Rear Suspension Travel

Gilera Nexus 500 Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders Single cylinder, four-stroke 
Engine details
Fuel system Injection. Electronic system - Magneti Marelli IAV. 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 460.00 ccm (28.07 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 92.0 x 69.0 mm (3.6 x 2.7 inches) 
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration SOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 40.12 HP (29.3 kW) @ 7500 RPM 
Maximum torque 43.00 Nm (4.4 kgf-m or 31.7 ft.lbs) @ 5500 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM
Cooling system Liquid 
Lubrication system Wet sump 
Engine oil capacity
Exhaust system Two-way catalytic converter 
Gearbox Automatic 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Shaft drive (cardan) 
Clutch type Automatic dry centrifuge type 

Gilera Nexus 500 Performance

Top Speed
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

Gilera Nexus 500 Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type Electronic inductive discharge, variable spark advance controlled by electronic injection 
Electrical Details
Starter Type Electric 
How much horsepower does a Gilera Nexus 500 have?
The Gilera Nexus 500 has 40.12 HP (29.3 kW) @ 7500 RPM.

How much does a Gilera Nexus 500 weighs?
The Gilera Nexus 500 weighs 101.0 kg (222.7 pounds).

How tall (seat height) is a Gilera Nexus 500?
The Gilera Nexus 500 seat height is 780 mm (30.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.

How many gears does a Gilera Nexus 500 have?
The Gilera Nexus 500 have Automatic gears.