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837cc, DOHC, four-stroke four 69.0 x 56.0mm 85bhp @ 8750rpm N/A 5-speed 9.5:1 4 x Dell’Orto VHB27D 3.50 x 18 (F) 4.00 x 18 (R) 3.5 gallons (15.9 litres) 2 x 280mm discs (F), 1 x 280mm disc (R) N/A Our thanks to Made in Italy Motorcycles for the loan