2022 Bimota KB4: Detailed Specification Revealed

Based around the engine from the Kawasaki Ninja 1000, it’s light and small

Bimota KB4

Engine from the Kawasaki Ninja 1000 sports tourer in a bespoke frame. Bike is lighter and smaller

Early Artist's Impression

Not far from the finished article. Radiator mounted under the seat, fed by ducts from the front of the fairing

Bimota DB1

Bimota made its name by putting engines into much better frames than the factories. This one had a Ducati engine

Bimota DB5

Not so much the Italians, but the early Japanese frames lagged far behind the engine technology

Bimota Tesi

Radical hub-centre steered bike. Cured dive under braking but led to slightly wooden steering feeling.

Bimota V-Due

The bike that sunk the original Bimota company. 500cc v-twin 2-stroke gave fantastic power but it was woefully unreliable.

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