The Bimota TESI 3D Naked is a canvas for the latest technologies developed by the Italian manufacturer. Compared to the previous model, the latest naked version features new handlebars, pillion capability, a revised exhaust system and various engine enhancements.
The motorcycle weighs only 167 kg and is propelled by a Ducati Desmodromic, L-Twin cylinder engine with a displacement of 1078cc. Fire it up and it will crank out a maximum output of 100HP (69.9Kw) at 7750 rpm and 94Nm of torque at 5250 Rpm. All this power is kept under control by a six speed transmission.
The stopping power is handled by front double discs (320mm) and a rear single disc (220mm), both grabbed by Brembo calipers.
Other features include NiCrMo4/Aluminium plates, front and rear swingarm, a NiCrMo4 steel frame, and a 16 liter fuel tank.
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The Bimota DB5R is a compact, light and modern sport bike that is built around an innovative trellis frame with composite architecture made of chrome-molybdenum tubes.
The frame offers the perfect canvas for the motorcycle’s 1078 cc, L twin engine which generates an impressive power rated at 98Hp (71.5 KW) at 7500 rpm and 105 Nm of torque at 5500 rpm. The engine is kept in leash by a 6 speed transmission with dry multiplate clutch.
Thanks to this sporty setup, the Bimota DB5R is able to deliver “lightning-fast corner entry and mid-corner speeds” with easy direction changes.
Moreover, the stopping power is assured by a capable Brembo system which includes 320 mm front single discs, with 4 pistons calipers and rear 230 mm single discs which are paired with 2 pistons calipers.
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The Bimota TESI 3D EVO concept was revealed for the first time back in 2006 but since then, the motorcycle has been constantly upgraded and today it houses the latest technologies developed by the company.
Built on a lightweight alloy frame, the Bimota TESI 3D EVO continues to feature the original Hub-Steering system developed by Bimota.
Among the improvements made for the latest version of Bimota’s iconic concept, you’ll find a trellis structure for the front and rear swing and a redesigned front suspension that features a pull-rod mechanism with the hydraulic suspension located low beside the engine.
In terms of style the bike comes with plenty of carbon body-parts, forged alloy wheels and a white, red and gold paint job. It is worthy of being mentioned that there are also two extra color versions, namely red/white and Carbon Black.
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The Bimota DB8 Oronero is a true masterpiece on two wheels. It features a fairly attractive body that was especially forged to help it cut the air like a blade and is fitted with a wide range of state of the art technologies that help it deliver first class high speed performances.
Featuring a seat height of only 80 cm, a sculpted fuel tank and ergonomically designed handlebars, the Bimota DB8 Oronero is also pretty comfortable to ride.
With a dry weight of just 159 Kg, the DB8 Oronero is one of the lightest models in its class. This light weight was achieved by giving the bike a handmade carbon fibre frame and swingarm.
At the heart of the motorcycle sits a 1198 Cc, Ducati liquid cooled, twin cylinder, 4 stroke 90°, 4 valves per cylinder, Desmodromic engine which generates a maximum power of 170 HP at 9750 Rpm and 127 Nm of torque at 8000 Rpm. The engine’s power id kept in leash by a six speed transmission with dry, multi disc clutch.
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Thanks to its sporty DNA, the Bimota DB11 can deal effortless with anything you ask of it. The DB11 is based on the DB8, and features a fresh style and a carbon fibre body work.
The motorcycle weighs 175 Kg and is built around an 1198 cc, Ducati Desmodromic L-twin cylinder Testastretta II engine which generates a maximum power of 162 hp at 9500 rpm and 131 Nm of torque at 7700 rpm. The engine is mated to a six speed gearbox and is housed by a NiCrMo4 steel trellis frame.
Because power without control is useless, the Bike needed a set of matching suspensions. Therefore, it rides on sporty Marzocchi Ø43mm upside down forks with adjustable preload, rebound and compression damping, and an Extreme Tech rear monoshock adjustable in preload, high and low speed rebound and compression damping.
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Each part of the Bimota SB8 SP was designed to enhance its high speed performances. Starting with the sturdy frame and finishing with the aerodynamic fairing, this aggressive motorcycle was especially created to fill your veins with adrenaline each time you fire up its engine.
Talking about the engine, the Bimota DB8 SP is equipped with an 1198 cc, Ducati liquid cooled twin cylinder, 4 stroke L twin, Desmodronic unit. The engine cranks out a maximum output of 170 HP at 9750 rpm and 127 Nm of torque at 8000 rpm and is mated to a six speed transmission with dry multi disc clutch.
The bike’s ride quality is assured by a front Marzocchi upside down 43 Mm DLC, fully adjustable fork and a rear extreme tech adjustable traction and compression unit.
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The Bimota DB9 Brivido has all it needs to offer a unique riding experience every time you jump on its saddle.
This tasty, hand built roadster is powered by a Ducati 1198 Testastretta 11°, L-twin cylinder, Desomodronic, liquid cooled engine with 4 valves per cylinder.
Fire it up and it will reward you with a maximum power of 162Hp at 9500 rpm and 128 Nm of torque at 8000 rpm. All this power is transferred to the rear wheel by means of a six speed transmission with wet multi-plate clutch. The engine is fueled by an 18 liters fuel tank.
As far as wheels are concerned, the Bimota DB9 Brivido rides on 17 inch rimes wrapped in 120/70-17 front and 190/55-17 rear tires.
You also get a sporty suspension system which includes Marzocchi USD forks up front and Extreme Tech suspensions at the back.
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Bimota came at the EICMA motorcycle show with a completely new super sport model that proves us once more that the company is determined to regain its place among the top dogs in this class.
Its new model is called the BB3 and is a super sport motorcycle powered by the same unit as the BMW S1000RR. The new bike was built with weight saving in mind, therefore the 193 hp developed by the engine need to deal with an ultra light weight rated at only 179 kg. Needles to say that the end result should be pretty impressive.
But power without control is useless; therefore the Bimota BB3 is also fitted with state of the art suspensions signed by Öhlins. You also get a modern composite trellis frame and a carbon fiber body.
As far as safety is concerned, the motorcycle comes with a set of capable Brembo brakes, ABS and traction and wheelie control.
Throw into the mix a pair o Oz rims and an Arrow racing exhaust and you’ll get a fairly unique Bimota that has all it needs be one of the most respected bikes from the streets.
According to some rumors the new Bimota BB3 will be available in a limited run of only 40 units.
Stay tuned for more details!
The Bimota DB5 E Desiderio offers a perfect combination of comfort and speed. The company says that it was especially developed “to provide the best platform for sports and general road use”.
As far as design is concerned, the Bimota DB5 E Desiderio has all it needs to be considered an attractive motorcycle. We especially like the tubular chrome-molibdenum steel frame finished in a tasty red paint, the angular fuel tank and the sporty headlights. Not to mention about the aerodynamic fairing and the lightweight OZ aluminium forged wheels.
At the heart of this agile beast lies a 90°L twin cylider, 4 strokes power-plant unit with a capacity of 1078cc. The fuel injected engine cranks out a maximum power of 98 hp at 8500 rpm and 10,5 kgm of torque at 5500 rpm which is more than enough to propel the bike to a maximum speed of 230 kmph.
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If you are searching for a modern and capable sport bike, then you should seriously take into consideration the Bimota DN7 Oronero.
The motorcycle was especially built for those who love speed and adrenaline, and is equipped with many modern technologies which help it offer top notch performance without compromise.
One of the main attributes of this bike is its carbon frame which is stiff and light at the same time, being perfectly suited for the requirements of a sport bike. Due to its stiwff frame and the modern swingarm the Bimota DB7 Oronero delivers superior riding abilities and agile maneuverability.
The motorcycle sports a 90°L twin cylider, 4 strokes engine with a capacity of 1099cc. The liquid cooled engine is brought to life by an electric starter and cranks out a maximum power
of 160 hp at 9750 rpm and 11,8 kgm of torque at 8000 rpm.
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Mean & true
The DB8 was born to face all roads and bends, the natural hunting ground for every sportive rider.
It offers an ergonomic riding position perfect for high speed riding.
Light in changing directions combined with an incredible power to weight ratio, thanks to the work of Bimota engineer, who also optimized the twin cylinder engine supply.
It was presented in two versions: two-seater and SP, where the bike’ sportive nature is enhanced by the Brembo brake system (...)
The Bimota Tesi 3D is packed with a series of modern technologies which help it deliver first class performances. It combines the attributes of a naked with all the features offered by a sport bike, being able to deliver a comfortable riding position and a capable handling.
Talking about performances, the bike is propelled by a 90°L twin cylider, 4 strokes engine with a capacity of 1078cc. The fuel injected engine puts out 98 hp at 7500 rpm and a maximum torque of 10,5 kgm at 5500 rpm.
In terms of style, the Bimota Tesi 3D features a compact design combined with an agile stance and sharp lines. We also need to send a shout at the two tubular swing arms, which underline the unique character of the Bimota brand. Out back you’ll find a modern layout for the exhausts pipes which are placed under the seat.
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MCN has got the exclusive story on the new Bimota DB8 and so we managed to find that despite rumors regarding the great possibility for the Italian firm to launch a Ducati Streetfighter/Aprilia Tuono competitor, meaning a dual-seat, 1200cc entry-level naked, the new bike will actually be a veritable superbike that offers the possibility to take your wife or girlfriend along for the ride, as Bimota spokesman Anna Carla Cuneo says: “Bimota customers are used to being surprised with new and innovative motorcycles offering unique design, good power and light weight – and many of them also have a wife or girlfriend that would like to come along. We are sure this design will be a big success.”
Bimota hopes to sell 250 such motorcycles for $33,057 (€23,000) while still producing their DB7 model, which starts at $37,369 (€26,000). It may sound like much for the average superbike buyer, but it is what Bimota considers ‘entry level’, so I guess we weren’t too far off after all.
Built around the same consecrate oval section CroMo hybrid chassis now linked to a aluminum subframe and featuring also Marocchi and Extreme Tech suspension front and rear, it is easy to see how building costs have been reduced, but we should also mention that the DB7’s carbon fiber fairing has been replaced with a cheaper, plastic one.
At least we’re satisfied by the fact that engineers made no concession in the engine department. As a result, the 1198 testastretta evoluzione, 4v twin cylinder 90° develops no less than 170 HP at 9.750 rpm and 131.4 Nm at 8.000 rpm. That’s even more impressive in relation to the 392.4 lbs (178 kg) weight of the bike. This means even more engine performance that the Bimota DB7 for less money. I believe we’re starting to understand the whole affordability thing. Read the full specs after the jump.
After almost 10 years away from racing, Bimota has turned plans into facts and came up with the Moto2 racer. This follows last February’s announcement that they’ll be joining Moto2 series as a racing team or at least as a chassis designer. The thing is that we are weeks away from the racing bike’s official unveiling and yet we have the opportunity to see the thing being tested on the Binetto race track near Bari, Italy in this leaked video that came to clear things for us. Goooo Bimooootaaa!
Bimota holds a unique position in the history of sport motorcycles. The Emilia Romagna region of Italy has always been the heart of Italian motorcycle development and manufacture. Design and engineering in this region, ‘terra di motore’ (the land of engines), has always been fertile ground for the development of so many the new technical ideas and performance advancements of Italian motorcycles. Bimota entered the fray in the early 70’s with innovative solutions to chassis design most notably (...)