- The new beast features an individual analogue speedometer and tachometer units
- Gold star comes in Insignia Red, Dawn Silver, Midnight Black, Highland Green and Silver Sheen
- This modern classic is powered by a 652cc single-cylinder engine
BSA Motorcycles unveiled the new beast Gold Star on Saturday. The new BSA Gold Star inherits the soul of its forerunners and combines it with modern technology to deliver an authentic and reliable BSA riding experience.
The new modern classic is powered by a 652cc single-cylinder engine – a tribute to the original model. Take a sneak peek at its features:
Featuring an individual analogue speedometer and tachometer units with LCD multi-functional display.
Based on a pre-unit single and retains the same looks for authenticity.
Engine Type – Liquid-cooled, single- cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves, twin spark plugs
Engine Capacity – 652cc
Compression Ratio – 11.5:1
Max Torque – 55Nm@4000rpm
Max Power – 45hp@6000rpm
Transmission – 5-speed
Cooling System – Liquid
Works with the optimised handlebar and foot peg position to offer a seating position that’s commanding yet comfortable.
Finished in chrome to complete the persona of the new motorcycle.
Chrome touches on the sides, an offset fuel filler cap and a dash of colour with contrasting pinstripe.
Total Capacity – 12 litres
Fuel Consumption – 70.6 mpg (WMTC)
Available in Insignia Red, Dawn Silver, Midnight Black, Highland Green and Silver Sheen (Legacy Edition).
Front – 41mm telescopic forks
Rear – Twin shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload
Dry/Wet – 198kg/213kg
WHEELS & TYRES
Front Tyre – 100/90-18 Pirelli Phantom Sportscomp
Front Wheel – 36 wire spoke alloy rims 18 x 2.5”
Rear Tyre – 150/70-R17 Pirelli Phantom Sportscomp
Rear Wheel – 36 wire spoke alloy rims 17 x 4.25”
Front – Single 320mm floating disc, Brembo twin-piston floating calliper, ABS
Back – Single 255mm disc, Brembo single-piston floating calliper, ABS
Wheelbase – 1,425mm
Seat Height – 780mm
Rake – 26.5 degrees