2014 Moto Morini 11 ½

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Meet the new 2014 Moto Morini 11½. This fresh model is built for the beginner riders and was especially developed to be very easy to ride.

In terms of power, the 2014 Moto Morini 11 ½ is built around a FMV912 engine with 4 valves per cylinder. From the moment you start the engine, you’ll be rewarded with a maximum power of 117 hp at 8500 rpm and 105 Nm of torque available at its peak at 6750 rpm.

All this power is transferred to the rear wheel by means of a six speed transmission with wet multi-disc clutch.

The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a high tensile tubular steel trellis frame which sits on a front Marzocchi upside down fork and a rear Paioli Multi – adjustable mono-shock-absorber.

You also get Brembo brakes, 17 inch wheels and an electronic dashboard.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 Moto Morini 11 ½.

Overview

Moto Morini 11 ½

The Moto Morini MY 2014 range has one new brand model: the 11 ½. This is an entry-level motorcycle, designed for every kind of motorcyclist and for women aiming to discover the Moto Morini world, too. In fact, this is the easiest bike to ride in Moto Morini range. In addition to this, the attention to every detail and to style is still the same like every Moto Morini. On top of that, the bike’s naked style is highlighted by its visible instrumentation.
• New End Bar rear mirrors: the mirrors’ bowed lines are very stylish and give the bike a unique look by keeping a safe eye on the city traffic.
• A more accessible engine: more flexibility and more power at low speed to always be the firts to spring at traffic lights and also to reduce your frequent gear change stress. Enjoy your 11 ½ and speed up both in the everyday city traffic and during your weekends.
• Alloy wheels: more lightness and more handling for a relaxing ride.
• New suspensions set-up: more control while banking or in case of sudden breaking.
• Ground clearance: only 166 mm for a better manageability.
• Standard APTC clutch: for a soft ride without losing power.

2014 Moto Morini 11 ½ Features and Benefits:

Design:

The 11 ½ MY 2014 design is characterized by a deep attention to details: this model has a brand seat, which gives you more comfort and more riding pleasure. In addition to this, Moto Morini has chosen new rear-view mirrors and new alloy rims to give the bike a better look. The 11 ½ is an elegant bike, amazing to ride and available for every motorcyclist.

Engine:

The 11 ½ engine has the same philosophy as its design: it is more accessible and it can be used easily in the everyday traffic but it is also available for long rides.
The historical Moto Morini 120 hp V twin oversquare engine, characterised by the innovative base with one-piece central sump, mixed gear-chain drive and dual overhead camshaft. 54 mm double throttle body. A great engine that makes the 11 1/2 a highly performing motorbike.

Chassis:

The frame geometric choices allow every male and female motorcyclist to ride this bike by keeping the emotional experience a Moto Morini, thanks to a lower ground clearance: only 166 cm.

Suspension:

Moto Morini technicians’ work on the 11 ½ suspensions height and the new alloy rims give more safety and riding ease on tough roads, too. On top of that, the new alloy wheels allow a better gyroscopic effect. Marzocchi stalk for the front section and Paioli shock absorber for the rear section, fully adjustable in all its functions.

Brakes:

The brakes ensure the best riding safety and allow the biker to fully enjoy the 11 ½ without any worry, thanks to the quality of Moto Morini partner Brembo.

Electronics:

Electronic management presents a high degree of integration between engine control and all the electronic components via CAN bus, allowing the control of all main operating parameters. Everything is under control for a top driving experience.

Specifications

EngineFMV912
Cylinders (N.)2
LayoutLongitudinal V 87°
Times (N.)4
Line of combustion0° Front - 270° Rear
CoolingFluid
DriveMixed: gear – silent chain
Valves per cylinder4
Bore x stroke (mm)107X66
Capacity(cc)1187
Compression ratio12.2:1
Power (kW)86
Power (hp)117
Revolutions (relating to power)8500
Torque (Nm)105
Torque (kgm)10.7
Revolutions (relating to torque)6750
InjectionMagneti Marelli electronic injection
Throttle body diameter (mm)54
Injectors n.N. 2
Engine revolutions min.1400
StartElectric
LubrificationForced, with trochoidal pump
GearboxConstant grip spoke gear
Gear ratio6
Primary driveSpoke gear
Primary drive ratio31/55
ClutchMulti-disc wet clutch
Exhaust systemSingle muffler, 3-way catalyst, lambda probe
PollutantEuro 3
FrameHigh tensile tubular steel trellis frame
Wheelbase (mm)1480
Rake(mm)24,5
Fork offset (mm)103
Overall length (mm)2170
Max width (mm)890 without rear mirrors
Seat height (mm)800
Ground clearance (mm)166
Handlebar height (mm)1085
Front footrest height (mm)365
Rear footrest height (mm)490
Steering angle34° dx/sx
Weight in running order without fuel (kg)200
ForkMarzocchi UPSIDE DOWN
Stalk diameter50 mm
Front wheel travel (mm)155mm
Rear suspensionMulti – adjustable mono-shock-absorber Paioli on the side
Rear Wheel Travel (mm)160
Front brakeBrembo
Front brake description320 mm double-disc, callipers with 2 pistons
Rear brakeBrembo
Rear brake description220 mm mono-disc, 2 pistons floating calliper
Front tyre120/70 R 17
Rear tyre180/55 R 17
RimsHot worked aluminium alloy
Front rim sizeMT 3,50x17”
Rear rim sizeMT 5,50x17”
Final DriveChain, type 525 (137ZRP)
Drive ratio17/40
DashboardElectronic / analogue tachometer and multifunction LCD display
Price$14,891

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