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2018 Beta Evo 300SS 4T Review

2018 Beta Evo 300SS 4T

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2018 Beta Evo 300SS 4T REVIEW BY TOTAL MOTORCYCLE

The new 2018 Evo trials range, which builds and improves on the previous versions, is about to hit the market. Beta’s engineers have been hard at work on the fine details, resulting in bikes that further continue to provide outstanding levels of technical refinement, performance and reliability.

As always, the hallmark of the Beta family is known for their sharp-edged performance for pros as well as amateur riders.

The 4-stroke version is available in a 250cc or 300cc engine and offers a sound and power delivery alternative to the 2-stroke models thanks to user-friendly engine design.

 

 

2018 Beta Evo 300SS 4T Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Evo 4T

The 300 4T (four-stroke) engine has undergone further development, resulting in a new twin-spark control unit – this ensures improved combustion to boost performance and throttle response precision – and a spark plug with a new electrode, which now protrudes further into the combustion chamber. This gives more immediate, precise ignition, ensuring cleaner carburetion under all riding conditions.

A larger oil pump has also been introduced, reducing engine braking significantly and completely eliminating the on-off effect at low revs. Moreover, the internal exhaust layout has been revised, sharpening engine performance and linearity to ensure outstanding consistency across the entire bike handling range.

A look at the suspension shows – as on the 2T – that both rear shock and front fork have been calibrated to give greater progression, absorbing and dampening major impacts with even greater efficiency. Both front fork legs now use the same amount of oil to help simplify servicing.

The wheels feature hubs that have been reinforced in the disc and sprocket attachment areas to boost impact-resistant reliability and are now mounted with Dunlop tires.

The design has also been overhauled, with new graphics and colors on the anodized aluminum frame and black wheels with white/red decals.

 

 

 

2018 Beta Evo 300SS 4T Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Standard Evo

• Hydro-formed aluminum frame with fuel in the frame
• Reversed flywheel moves weight mass to the center of the bike providing more balance
• Tightest turning radius of all other brands

EVO Sport

• Designed for slow speed trail riding
• Long range seat/tank for more longer, more comfortable rides
• Knobby tires provide better traction on the trail
• Hand guards for protection

Evo SS

•“Hi-Torque” exhaust system
•Heavier flywheel to help smooth out the power.
•Slower turn throttle assemble
•Different combustion chamber to reduce the engine’s power pulses
•Heavier primary drive gear for additional smoothness.

 

 

 

 

 

2018 Beta Evo 300SS 4T – Totalmotorcycle.com North America Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price: $7999 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $ See Dealer for Pricing in CDN

Engine Specs:

Type: Single cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve, liquid-cooled
Bore: 84mm
Stroke: 53.6mm
Displacement: 297.3cc
Compression Ratio: 11.5:1
Ignition: Electronic 12 volt w/ dual-map switch (aggressive or soft settings)
Spark Plug: NGK MR7BI-8
Lubrication: Internal oil pump w/ cartridge filter
Carburetor: Mikuni CV
Clutch: Wet multi-disc
Transmission: 5-speed

Chassis Specs:

Frame: Aluminum beam, single wave Hydro-Formed w/built in fuel tank
Wheelbase: 51.4”
Seat Height: 26”
Ground Clearance: 12.2”
Footrest Height: 13.6”
Dry Weight: 155.5 lbs. dry
Fuel Tank Capacity: .75 US gallons
Front Suspension: 38mm Paioli including hard-coated tubes
Rear Suspension: Adjustable single shock, aluminum bodied, including linkage
Front Wheel Travel: 6.5”
Rear Wheel Travel: 7.1”
Final Gearing: 11t front, 42t rear
Front Brake: 185mm rotor w/ 4-piston caliper
Rear Brake:160mm rotor w/ twin-piston caliper
Front/Rear Rim: 21” (Front) 18” (Rear)
Front/Rear Tire: Dunlop Trial
Warranty: 6 month Limited Warranty

 

 

 

2018 Beta Evo 300SS 4T – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

CHASSIS
Frame
Single wave aluminium beam
Wheel base
1305 mm
Max length
1990 mm
Max width
850 mm
Max height
1115 mm
Seat height
660 mm
Ground clearance
310 mm
Footrest height
348 mm
Fuel tank capacity
2,8 l.
Reserve
0,5 l.
Cooling system capacity
600 cc
Front suspension
Hydraulic fork with ø38 mm shaft
Rear suspension
Monoshock
Shock absorber stroke
60 mm
Front wheel travel
165 mm
Rear wheel travel
180 mm
Front brake
disc ø185 mm with 4 piston caliper
Rear brake
disc ø160 mm with 2 piston caliper
Front rim
21 x 1,6 – 32 holes
Rear rim
18 x 2,15 – 32 holes
Front tyre
2,75 – 21
Rear tyre
4.00 R 18
ENGINE
BETA
Type
Single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 4 valves, liquid cooled
Bore
84 mm
Stroke
53,6 mm
Displacement
297,3cc
Compression ratio
11:1
Ignition
Electronic
Spark plug
NGK MR7BI-8
Feeding
with carburettor
Carburettor
Mikuni
Spark advance
Variable
Clutch
Wet multi-disc clutch
Primary trasmission
Z. 18/63
Transmission
5 speed
Secondary trasmission
chain
Engine oil
SAE 15W/50 (900 cc)

 

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