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2016 Beta 390RR
2016 Beta 390RR (Same as 350/390/430/480 4-Stroke)

2016 Beta 390RR
2016 Beta 390RR (Same as 350/390/430/480 4-Stroke)

2016 Beta 390RR
2016 Beta 390RR (Same as 350/390/430/480 4-Stroke)

2016 Beta 390RR
2016 Beta 390RR (Same as 350/390/430/480 4-Stroke)



2016 Beta 390RR Review

2016 Beta 390RR on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

Off-Road Enduro RR 4-Stroke…

Electronic Fuel Injection System

The main innovation of the 2016 RR Enduro range is the introduction of the electronic fuel injection system on all 4 stroke models. Fuel injection was already introduced on the 2015 350 RR model and has proved to be much more efficient than a carburetor, thanks to its great reliability and simple engine management, its extraordinary fuel delivery has received positive feedback from casual riders and racers alike.

Beta’s engineers have worked directly with Synerject to provide an EFI system that has proven to be tried and true. With its 42mm-diameter throttle body, the system ensures precise control of the fuel delivery under any condition, the air-fuel mixture is optimized at any altitude thanks to temperature and pressure gauges. Riders of all levels will enjoy spontaneous and linear engine response, thanks to the adoption of a stepper motor mounted on the throttle body, a precise minimum engine speed is guaranteed and engine braking is significantly reduced. This insures a smooth and predictable power delivery that is synonymous with Beta.
Engine

Many other new features have also been added to the 4T engines, with the aim of further improving power delivery and exploiting the engine’s full power.

The new intake ports on the 430 and 480 models have optimized flow for improved torque and power.

The exhaust cam of the 480 has a new profile that provides a more linear power delivery.

The rev limiter of the 350 has been brought up to 13,000 rpm (as opposed to the previous 12,500 rpm) for greater performance and provide more over-rev.

The piston of the 350 and 390 models has new DLC-treated oil rings to reduce friction and oil consumption.

The oil pressure valve has a new spring that offers greater stability at high temperatures, reducing the pressure variations in the system.

The shift detent lever has a new aluminum roller that reduces the friction during gear changes and reduces wear on the gear starwheel which improves shifting action.

The new tri-phase 18 pole electric ignition supplies power of 200 watts ensuring quicker battery charging. New diodes also reduce voltage losses further improving the charging system.

Many of the engine’s screws are now in 7075 aluminum rather than steel for a greater weight savings.
Chassis

Many other new features have been introduced to further enhance handling as well as ease of maintenance.

The skid plate is now made of plastic similar to the 2T models. Made from the latest-generation polyamide that combines great impact resistance with extreme lightness, as well as offering greater protection against mud that can get in between the engine and the plate.

The frame derives directly from the 2015 Racing model, the two main connection tubes to the steering head increased and created with a rectangular section made of Molybdenum steel. This improved frame is a direct result of comprehensive analysis and research and has allowed for the rigidity of the various axes to be optimized for greater stability and riding precision.

The new handlebar is lower providing improved weight transfer on corner entry and thus offering maximum control.

The air filter box has been improved in terms of its water drainage. Also new are the air box cover fasteners that provide a more secure and dependable system.

To improve and optimise absorption capacity, the 48 mm Sachs fork has been updated in terms of the oil flow entering and exiting the cartridge, that is now entirely managed by the harmonic shims. The drive of the main spring in the cartridge support area has been improved, thus reducing friction and rendering fork movement more fluid.

The odometer instrumentation has been updated and integrates lights indicating low fuel level and electronic fuel injection system diagnostics.
Fuel Tank

The fuel tank is now translucent allowing for a clear view of the fuel level in any situation.
The Graphics

The graphics retain the classic and distinctive Beta colors characterizing the Italian heritage. Even more stunning are the front fork tubes now with gold anodizing to match the rear shock reservoir.



2016 Beta 390RR www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

•Electronic Fuel Injection
•Updated main frame for better rigidity
•High-Output stator (200 watts)
•Translucent fuel tank
•New meter with “low fuel” light
•Lower handlebar for 2016
•Improved air box cover and water drain
•Engine oil separated from transmission oil to improve engine life
•New front fork settings to improve oil flow and reduce harshness
•New plastic skid plate
•New graphics and color scheme

 

Electronic Fuel Injection System:

The main innovation of the 2016 RR Enduro range is the introduction of the electronic fuel injection system on all 4 stroke models. Fuel injection was already introduced on the 2015 350 RR model and has proved to be much more efficient than a carburetor, thanks to its great reliability and simple engine management, its extraordinary fuel delivery has received positive feedback from casual riders and racers alike.

Beta’s engineers have worked directly with Synerject to provide an EFI system that has proven to be tried and true. With its 42mm-diameter throttle body, the system ensures precise control of the fuel delivery under any condition, the air-fuel mixture is optimized at any altitude thanks to temperature and pressure gauges. Riders of all levels will enjoy spontaneous and linear engine response, thanks to the adoption of a stepper motor mounted on the throttle body, a precise minimum engine speed is guaranteed and engine braking is significantly reduced. This insures a smooth and predictable power delivery that is synonymous with Beta.

 

 

RR 4 Stroke Engine Updates:

Many other new features have also been added to the 4 stroke engines, with the aim of further improving power delivery and exploiting the engine’s full power.

The new intake ports on the 430 and 480 models have optimized flow for improved torque and power.

The exhaust cam of the 480 has a new profile that provides a more linear power delivery.

The rev limiter of the 350 has been brought up to 13,000 rpm (as opposed to the previous 12,500 rpm) for greater performance and provide more over-rev.

The piston of the 350 and 390 models has new DLC-treated oil rings to reduce friction and oil consumption.

The oil pressure valve has a new spring that offers greater stability at high temperatures, reducing the pressure variations in the system.

The shift detent lever has a new aluminum roller that reduces the friction during gear changes and reduces wear on the gear starwheel which improves shifting action.

The new tri-phase 18 pole electric ignition supplies power of 200 watts ensuring quicker battery charging. New diodes also reduce voltage losses further improving the charging system.

New thermostat housing with four screws to improve durability.

Many of the engine’s screws are now in 7075 aluminum rather than steel for a greater weight savings.

 

 

RR 4 Stroke Chassis Updates:

Many other new features have been introduced to further enhance handling as well as ease of maintenance.

The skid plate is now made of plastic similar to the 2 stroke models. Made from the latest-generation polyamide that combines great impact resistance with extreme lightness, as well as offering greater protection against mud that can get in between the engine and the plate.

The frame derives directly from the 2015 Racing model, the two main connection tubes to the steering head increased and created with a rectangular section in a special 41xx steel. This improved frame is a direct result of comprehensive analysis and research and has allowed for the rigidity of the various axes to be optimized for greater stability and riding precision.

The new handlebar is lower providing improved weight transfer on corner entry and thus offering maximum control.

The air filter box has been improved in terms of its water drainage. Also new are the air box cover fasteners that provide a more secure and dependable system.

The front fork has been improved by increasing the size of the cartridge bleed hole to allow better oil flow during bottoming. Other changes include a longer spring guide to provide smoother action and lastly a more durable top-out spring has been installed.

The odometer instrumentation has been updated and integrates lights indicating low fuel level and electronic fuel injection system diagnostics.

The fuel tank is now translucent (from the 2015 Race Editions) allowing for a clear view of the fuel level in any situation.

Grips with the Beta logo embossed in.

The graphics retain the classic and distinctive Beta colors characterizing the Italian heritage. Even more stunning are the front fork tubes now with gold anodizing to match the rear shock reservoir.

 

 

 

2016 Beta 390RR www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

History

Betamotor has always been connected with the history and evolution of life on two wheels. The company was founded in Florence in 1904 under the name “Società Giuseppe Bianchi”, for building handmade bicycles. At the end of the 1940s, with the changes that had taken place in Italian society and the development of motorised transport, the company switched to motorcycle production. The simple expedient of attaching an engine with a roller transmission to one of its bicycles, a typical example of Italian creativity, resulted in the first motorbike produced by the Tuscan firm.

The two men who ran the company, Enzo Bianchi and Arrigo Tosi, joined their initials to form the brand-name Beta, and the company’s bikes have been sold under this name ever since.

The CERVO 48 was the first model to be put on the market. It featured transmission by a rubberised roller acting directly on the rear tyre, alongside a chain for starting and final drive. In 1948, the company launched the CIGNO, which was powered by a single-cylinder 48cc motor. Its double cradle frame, telescopic forks and shock absorbers gave it a very sporty look.

In 1950, Beta entered the more demanding 125cc class with the production of the ITAL-JAP 125, fitted with pressed-steel girder forks and telescopic rear shocks.

Another model launched in the ’50s was the M.T. 175: derived from competition bikes, the M.T. used a two-stroke single-cylinder engine capable of reaching 81 mph. A touring version was subsequently developed, the S.V 175.

A wide range of road bikes was produced in this period, with a tendency towards sportiness. The ASTRO 98, MERCURIO 150, FOLGORE 175 and ORIONE 200 are only some of the models fitted with single-cylinder four-stroke pushrod engines, delivering quite a respectable performance for the time. In the 1960s, Beta began in-house production of the motors which from then on would be fitted across the range. The development of new models went hand in hand with a commitment to competition: the ’50s saw Beta’s first successes in Hillclimbing, Motogiro and in the Milan-Taranto race, with its 175cc models.

In the ’70s, with the emergence of the off-road sector, Beta began to specialise more and more in the production of off-road vehicles. This specialisation has always been accompanied by a matching commitment in the area of competition, the test-bench for excellence in the production of Beta motorcycles – initially in motocross and enduro, trial from the early ‘80s and Enduro since 2006. The close involvement with motorcycle racing led to the victory of 7 Trial Outdoor World Championships, 6 Trial Indoor World Championships, 7 European Championships and over 100 National Championships all around the World.

In 2004, the Beta marque returned to four-stroke enduro with a major investment both in product development and in its presence on the competition track. In this new field, Beta remains faithful to its mission, that is to inspire in motorcyclists a natural and instinctive riding style. Highly technical and sports-oriented the DNA of its bikes may be, but they still need to transmit optimum feel and deliver maximum fun.

In 2004 Beta presents the first 4-stroke engine designed and specifically dedicated to Trial, enlarging its range and making its brand becoming increasingly synonymous with the sport.

Year 2010 represents a milestone in the Beta’s history: the birth of the 4-stroke engine enduro. This allows Beta to become completely independent in the production and gradually increase its presence in this market.

 

 



 


 

2016 Beta 390RR – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $9399 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $ See Dealer for pricing in CAD
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ See Dealer for pricing in GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

Engine Specs:

Type: Single cylinder, 4-valve, (titanium intake and exhaust), 4-stroke, liquid cooled, electric start with back up kick starter.
Bore: 88mm
Stroke: 63.4mm
Displacement: 386 cc
Compression Ratio: 12.5:1
Ignition: DC-CDI with variable ignition timing, Kokusan. 200 watt output at 6000 RPM
Spark Plug: NGK LKAR 8A-9
Lubrication: Twin oil pumps with cartridge oil filter. Separate oil for engine and clutch
Fuel System: 42mm Electronic Fuel Injection
Clutch: Wet multi-disc
Transmission: 6-speed
Final Drive: O-ring chain
Chassis Specs:

Frame: Molybdenum steel/double cradle w/quick air filter access.
Wheelbase: 58.7”
Seat Height: 36.8”
Ground Clearance: 12.6”
Footrest Height: 16.2”
Steering Rake/Offset: 26.5 degree rake/23mm Offset
Dry Weight: 234 lbs.
Fuel Tank Capacity: 2 US gallons
Front Suspension: 48 mm Sachs USD fork, adjustable compression and rebound, TFX technology.
Rear Suspension: Aluminum Body Sachs shock w/adjustable rebound and hi/low speed compression
Front Wheel Travel: 11.4”
Rear Wheel Travel: 11.4”
Front Brake: 260mm floating rotor
Rear Brake: 240mm rotor
Front/Rear Rim: 21” (Front) 18” (Rear)
Front/Rear Tire: Michelin Enduro Competition
Warranty: 6 month Limited Warranty
MSRP: $9399.00



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