* Type: 90-degree V-twin, 8 valves, dohc, liquid cooled
* Capacity: 1198cc
* Bore x stroke: 106 x 67.9mm
* Compression ratio: 11.5:1
* Fuelling: Mitsubishi electronic fuel injection, elliptical throttle bodies, three fuelling maps
* Gears: 6
* Clutch: wet multiplate
* Final drive: chain
* Type: tubular steel trellis
* Front suspension: Öhlins 48mm telescopic forks, manually adjustable spring preload, electronically adjustable rebound and compression damping
* Rear suspension: Öhlins monoshock, electronically adjustable preload, rebound and compression damping. Aluminium single-sided swingarm
* Front tyre: Pirelli Scorpion Trail, 120/70 x 17
* Rear tyre: Pirelli Scorpion Trail, 190/55 x 17
* Front brake: Brembo radially-mounted four-piston calliper, 320mm discs, ABS
* Rear brake: Brembo two-piston caliper, 245mm disc
* Weight: 423lb (192kg) dry (excludes lubricants, coolant, battery). 485lb (220kg) wet (includes all fluids, fuelled to 90 per cent tank capacity)
* Wheelbase: 60.2in (1530mm)
* Rake: 25°
* Trail: n/a
* Fuel tank: 4.4 gallons (5.3 US gallons, 20 litres)
* Seat height: 33.5in (850mm)
* Power: 148bhp (150PS, 110.3kW) @ 9,250rpm
* Torque: 87.5lb.ft (12.1kg.m, 118.7Nm) @ 7,500rpm
* Fuel economy: 57mpg (20.2km/l, 5.0l/100km, 47mpg US) at a steady 75mph (120kph) claimed. Approx 45mpg (15.9km/l, 6.3l/100km, 37.5mpg US) as tested
* Range: 250 miles (400km) claimed. 200 miles (320km) as tested
* Top speed: 160mph (260kph+) est
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