TORNADO TRE

The other triple ...


Yep,
another manufacturer has seen "the light", and is currently manufacturing a triple: Lads and lasses, meet the Benelli Tornado...

 

 

Engine: 4 stroke, in line three cylinders, inclined forward 15, incorporating an anti-vibration counterbalance shaft. Fuel injection with one or two injectors for each cylinder
Bore and stroke:     85,3 x 52,4 mm
Displacement:          898,4 cc
Compression ratio: 11,8:1
Cooling: water cooled with rear mounted radiator, with two electric cooling fans.
Timing system: twin cam chain driven with four valves per cylinder
Lubrication : wet sump
Power (max/revs): 140 hp at 11.500 rpm
Torque (max/revs): 9,5 kgm at 8.800 rpm
Ignition: electronic ignition 
Clutch: wet multi-disc with anti-blocking system
Gearbox: six gears, fully removable without extracting engine from frame
Frame mixed solution. Front section in chrome-molybdenum steel tubes, rear section in hollow cast aluminium box section. Adjustable steering head angle 22,5- 24,5 
Suspension: front: upside-down 46 mm diam. forks, adjustablle in compression/rebound and pre-loading rear:swingarm in pressed aluminium monoshock adjustable in compression rebound and pre-loading 
Wheels: helical five spoke (U-section). Front 3.5", rear 6"
Tyres: tubeless radial; front: 120/70 x 17"; rear 190/50 x 17" 
Brakes: front: double floating discs 320 mm diam. with 4 piston calipers; rear: single disc diam. 180 mm with double piston caliper
Dimensions: wheelbase 1395 mm seat high 810 mm
Dry weight: 185 kg
Max speed: 280 km/h (self-limited)