1955 Rumi Lusso

Summary

  • Baujahr 
    1955
  • Motorradtyp 
    Rennmaschine
  • Losnummer 
    19
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Farbe 
    Silber
  • Standort

Beschreibung

BRAND: RUMI
MODEL: 125 SPORT BICARBURATORE
YEAR: 1955/56
ENGINE TYPE: 2-STROKE, SINGLE-CYLINDER WITH CARBURETTOR DELL'ORTO UB 18 DISPLACEMENT: 124,68 cc
POWER: 8,9 hp at 7.300 rpm
TRANSIMISSION TYPE: 4-speed

The 125 Sport Bicarburatore was the sports version of the Sport model. It was approved by the National Sports Commission of the Italian Motorcycling Federation for the speed races of the third category, the most demanding contests of the time such as the Milan - Taranto and the Motogiro d'Italia. The latter saw the Bicarburatore on the highest step of the podium numerous times. The production started in 1953, underwent several variations and saw different model names: Gran Sport, 2 Carburatori, Super Sport, T.T., Amatore. In the end, there were only two versions: Veloce o Amatore type, different from each other just in terms of carburettors. In 1955, the motorcycle was equipped with an engine with aluminium cylinder, replacing the iron ones of the German company KS. Moreover, the carburettor was the Dell'Orto UB 18 or at the request the UB 22 and released 9 hp, the standard gasoline tank was of 13 litres if desired it was possible to equip with the 18 litres one. The list price was set at 250,000.