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106 of 250. A rare one indeed.

This is one rare Skorpion. muz660’s owns MuZ Skorpion Replica. He has allowed me to show it off here on my blog. He too is from the Netherlands. Skorps are very popular in Europe.

The factory only made 250 of them. They are a replica of the factory Supermono racers. Muz660’s bike is number 106. He has owned it since August. So far he is none no modifications to it.

Got to say they are a sexy looking Skorpion. I bet the two mufflers make people think it is a twin. Also the twin from discs would haul this light bike to a very quick stop.

Muz Skorpion Replica specifications
Engine type Liquid cooled single cylinder, 4-stroke
Displacement 659 ccm
Bore x stroke 100 x 84 mm
Compression ratio 9.2 : 1
Valve system 5 valves, SOHC
Ignition Digital
Transmission 5 gears, chain
Frametype Steel 'bridge' frame
Rake/trail 26.5 degrees/107 mm
Front suspension WP UPSD fork, compression and rebound damping adjustable
Rear suspention Single shock, WP, rebound damping adjustable (11)
Front tyre 120/60 ZR17, tubeless
Rear tyre 160/60 ZR17, tubeless
Front brake Double 280 mm disks with Brembo 4-piston callipers
Rear brake Single 240 mm disk
Seat height 770 mm
Fueltank capacity 18 liters
Dry weight 165 kg


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