2007 Gilera GP 800

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A twin-cylinder, 8-valve 850cc engine with a 75 hp power output. Scooters are definitely no longer what they used to be.

Overview


Scooters have a good market place in past few years. They have an advantage of good mileage and provide you with a comfortable ride. Honda is working on Gilera GP 800, an 850cc V-twin-engined scooter that will most likely become the the world’s fastest scooter.

The prototype is tops the list with its extraordinary specifications and outrageous performance. The Gilera GP 800 is meant for people who seek the performance and all the sensations of riding that only motorcycles were so far capable of offering, without having to sacrifice the practicality of a scooter.

The new 800 scoot will comprise of a steel frame with 41mm forks and 300mm twin front discs compliant to match the speed limits. Emphasis has been paid on to make you ride comfortable and it has been shaped on an ergonomic approach that makes it fit for long rides and daily use. The belt driven prototype will offer you with an immense driving experience and powerful engine will just let you to explore the places where you have never been before on a scoter. Solid brakes system features two 300 mm steel disks in front, gripped by two Brembo dual-piston floating calipers, and a 280 mm rear disk that can bring you to a halt with in no time.
The styling body features graffiti on the frame and provides the machine with dynamic looks.

The new 800 scoot is actually relatively heavy at 235kgs dry, but its tubular steel frame, with 41mm forks and 300mm twin front discs indicate that it’ll be more than a match for the high speeds it will be capable of.

Each design element and technical feature on the scooter testifies to a revolutionary project - the final transmission is belt-driven; the large aluminium fork is anchored to a hydraulic single shock, mounted laterally in a horizontal position with seven-position spring preload; the aluminium fork has 41 mm shafts. The wheels (16” in front, with a 120/70 tyre, and 15” rear with a 160/60 tyre) ensure road grip and steering precision worthy of a motorcycle.

Stopping power is provided by two 300 mm steel disks in front, gripped by two Brembo dual-piston floating calipers, and a 280 mm rear disk.

The surface treatment, absolutely innovative for a scooter, alternates concave and convex sections; a careful study of surface reflection gives the overall look unique dynamicity. A front end that seems to slice through the air to attack the road is contrasted by a sleek, slender rear end that highlights the vehicle’s manoeuvrability. The wraparound chassis shields and encloses the rider.

The exclusivity of the GP 800’s styling can also be seen in the details, from the aluminium handlebars and the seat upholstery to the aluminium wheel rims with concave spokes and the light alloy fork. This is attention to detail in the best Italian tradition.

However, it is the Gilera GP 800’s unique performance that really determines its extraordinary versatility. Power, speed and acceleration levels are unprecedented for an automatic transmission vehicle, so the rider finds it only natural to travel well beyond the city limits. In fact, the Gilera GP 800’s engine and running gear open up new horizons on rides out of town to make medium and long-distance tourism extremely enjoyable.

Technology

Gilera GP 800

Every feature of the Gilera GP 800 was designed, developed and produced to make it the undisputed King of the Road. Each design element and technical feature on the scooter testifies to a revolutionary project created around the very first V-twin scooter engine and meant to dominate the category: the final transmission is belt-driven; the large aluminium fork is anchored to a hydraulic single shock, mounted laterally in a horizontal position with seven-position spring preload; the aluminium fork has 41 mm shafts. The wheels (16” in front, with a 120/70 tyre, and 15” rear with a 160/60 tyre) ensure road grip and steering precision worthy of a motorcycle.

Stopping power is provided by two 300 mm steel disks in front, gripped by two Brembo dual-piston floating calipers, and a 280 mm rear disk.

Styling


The surface treatment, absolutely innovative for a scooter, alternates concave and convex sections; a careful study of surface reflection gives the overall look unique dynamicity. A front end that seems to slice through the air to attack the road is contrasted by a sleek, slender rear end that highlights the vehicle’s manoeuvrability. The wraparound chassis shields and encloses the rider.

The exclusivity of the GP 800’s styling can also be seen in the details, from the aluminium handlebars and the seat upholstery to the aluminium wheel rims with concave spokes and the light alloy fork. This is attention to detail in the best Italian tradition.

The Gilera GP 800 is meant for people who seek the performance and all the sensations of riding that only motorcycles were so far capable of offering, without having to sacrifice the practicality of a scooter.

The daily commute on a scooter turns into a new, exciting and gratifying experience on a Gilera GP 800. Like any other scooter, it is perfect for everyday use because of its manouvrability, twist-and-go transmission with the addition of an engine braking effect, perfect ergonomics and high level of comfort thanks to an extra-protective front shield and the size of the underseat storage bay, which takes a full-faced helmet.

However, it is the Gilera GP 800’s unique performance that really determines its extraordinary versatility. Power, speed and acceleration levels are unprecedented for an automatic transmission vehicle, so the rider finds it only natural to travel well beyond the city limits. In fact, the Gilera GP 800’s engine and running gear open up new horizons on rides out of town to make medium and long-distance tourism extremely enjoyable.


SPECS

Gilera GP 800

Engine: 90° longitudinal V-twin, 4 stroke
Displacement: 839.3 cc 
Bore: 88 mm
Stroke: 69 mm
Fuel:
RON 95 unleaded petrol
Compression ratio: 10.5: 1
Max power at crankshaft: 75 hp (55.16 KW) at 7,250 rpm
Max torque: 76.4 Nm at 5,750 rpm
Exhaust: Closed loop system with Lambda sensor and three-way catalytic converter in exhaust pipe
Valve train: (SOHC) 4 valve, electronic injection
Ignition: Electronic inductive discharge and variable spark advance in electronic unit with electronic immobilizer, transponder LED and fuel pump shutoff when bike tips over. Two spark plugs.
Cooling: Liquid with three-way thermostat
Gears: Belt-driven primary transmission, continuously variable transmission (CVT) with engine braking effect
Clutch: Centrifugal clutch
Frame: Double cradle, high strength steel tube trellis
Suspensions

  • Front suspension: Telescopic hydraulic aluminium fork with f 41 shafts; 135 mm travel
  • Rear suspension: Large fork with hydraulic single shock placed laterally in a horizontal position; seven-position spring preload; 135 mm travel

Brakes

  • Braking system: Traditional: separate brakes on front and rear wheels
  • Front brake: Ø 300 mm semi-floating stainless steel double disk with two dual-piston floating Brembo calipers. Braided metal tubing.
  • Rear brake: Ø 280 mm stainless steel disk, floating caliper with two opposite pistons

Wheels

  • Front wheel rim: Die-cast aluminium alloy, 3.50x16”
  • Rear wheel rim: Die-cast aluminium alloy, 4.50x15”

Tyres

  • Front tyre: Tubeless 120/70-16”
  • Rear tyre: Tubeless 160/60-15”

Physical measures

  • Length: 2,240 mm
  • Width: 800 mm
  • Wheelbase: 1,593 mm
  • Seat height: 790 mm
  • Dry weight: 235 kg
  • Fuel tank capacity: 16 litres (includes 2 litres reserve)

Max speed: 188 Km/h
Emissions: Euro 3

Gilera GP 800

1 comments:

i’d like to order 1.how much is it for?how soon could you send to the philippines.hoping for your quick response .my email ad is dabestin@. tnx. n god bless

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