The 1989 Gilera Nuovo Saturno

The all new Saturno model was built in the late eighties. Originally aimed at the Japanese market, it was eventually sold worldwide. The Nuovo Saturno, like its namesake, is a lightweight, sporting 500cc single with all the attributes of a modern machine.

1989 Gilera Saturno Specifications

ENGINE Single four-stroke four valve
POWER OUTPUT 45bhp @ 7,500rpm

Tubular triangulated frame with the engine as a stressed member.

SUSPENSION Telescopic forks, rising rate monoshock
WEIGHT 140kg (309 lb)
TOP SPEED 185 km/h (115 mph)