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2006 Benelli Cafè 1130 Racer

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Like a hand made suit the Cafe Racer is made to measure for the most exclusive motorcyclists. Stand out from the crowd without exageration. Small differences make for a great riding satisfaction.

The design idea used for the development of the Cafè Racer was that of creating a TNT inspired by the racing bikes of the past, but with a series of unique, sophisticated details to make it modern and effective.

The result is a motorcycle with an extraordinary personality - a bike which simultaneously offers riding comfort and extreme performance thanks to its exceptional components: a higher and more protective windscreen for greater aerodynamic protection, lower clip-on handlebars in aluminium alloy, single seat ballypan and tailpiece to experience the thrills of riding a true racer alone, eccentric foot board adjustment system, carbon parts and seat support.

As with the design, the colour was also inspired by the past for an exceptional aesthetic impact and to make the Café Racer even more exclusive in the world gamma of the Streetfighters.

An important innovation in the motor, the Café Racer offers the possibility of modifying motor functions by simply pressing a lighted button on the dash support. The engine control unit can be switched between free power and controlled power for better control of the motorcycle in poor traction conditions. This also guarantees a decrease in fuel consumption of 10-20% depending on driving style and on the road.

The free power configuration makes it possible to fully enjoy the torque features and motor power, while the controlled power configuration makes it possible to enjoy using the bike easily in the city, even on asphalt with poor traction, either alone or with a passenger, without stress.

The exclusive technical aspects are also seen in the exceptional cycle: this version sports a powerful 50 mm fork completely adjustable in compression, extension and spring preload, with a hardened surface to improve the sliding qualities which contribute to making the road holding solid and precise.

The back shock absorber body is in Ergal - light and unique in the world panorama; it is completely adjustable in extension and spring preload to offer a good level of performance constancy and to make riding safe in all asphalt conditions.

The attention given to the quest for lightness and performance is confirmed by the use of Marchesini rims in forged and machined aluminium alloy and the Brembo braking system which mounts a 4 piston radial calliper and a 320 mm diameter double disk at the front.

The TNT Café Racer is the result of a perfect blend of stylistic solutions and exclusive, sophisticated technique which come together to fully satisfy the performance levels which today’s motorcycle riders demand.


Benelli Cafè 1130 Racer

SPECS


Engine: 4 stroke, 3 cylinders in line, tilted forwards 15°, fitted with anti-vibration countershaft
Bore x stroke:  88 x 62 mm 
Engine Displacement: 1130 cc 
Compression ratio: 11,5:1
Cooling system: liquid, with lateral double radiator, served by two electrofans
Oil cooling system: with radiator 
Distribution: chain driven double head cam shaft with 4 valves per cylinder
Lubrication:  wet sump
Max power/rpm:  101 kW at 9250 rpm 
Max torque/rpm:  117 Nm at 6750 rpm 
Carburation: electronic injection with 1 injector per cylinder
Ignition: single coil inductive discharge electronic ignition
Clutch: wet clutch
Gearbox: 6-speed extractable
Transmission:  straight toothed primary gear, chain driven secondary
Exhaust system: stainles steel
Frame: mixed solution. Front: ASD steel tube trellis,
fastened with screws to boxed rear section, aluminium alloy castings Subframe: aluminium die-cast 
Suspension

  • Front: Marzocchi “upside down” fork diameter 43 mm, damping,rebound and spring pre-load adjustment;
  • Rear: ASD steel tube trellis swingarm with
  • Extreme Technology single shock absorber with spring pre-load adjustment

Wheels: Brembo cast aluminium alloy
Tyres

  • Tubeless, radial;
  • Front: 120/70 x 17” - 120/65 x 17”;
  • Rear: 190/50 x 17” - 200/50 x 17” - 180/55 x 17”

Brakes

  • Brembo
  • front: double floating disk, diameter 320 mm, with twin4-piston caliper
  • rear: with single disk, diameter 240, with twin piston caliper

Dimensions

  • wheelbase: 1419 mm
  • seat height: 780 mm

Dry weight: 199 kg



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