1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746
Lot 262
1992 1002cc Bimota YB8 Furano
Registration no. YB8 00626 Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746
Sold for US$ 14,950 inc. premium

Lot Details
1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746 1992 Bimota YB8 1002cc Furano Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001 Engine no. 3GM900746
1992 1002cc Bimota YB8 Furano

Registration no. YB8 00626
Frame no. ZESS8YA2XNRANS001
Engine no. 3GM900746

• 4,824 miles

What is very clear about the 152 YB8 Furanos built (in 1992/93) is why they were called Furano. It's a wind off the Adriatic Sea. Rimini, Bimota's hometown, is an eastern coastal resort on the Adriatic nicely unprotected from such winds, north of Pesaro and south of Ravenna. To its advantage, though, is that it is a straight line on the A1 autostrada southeast from Milan via Parma, Modena, Bologna and Imola!

Virginio Ferrari's Formula One World Championship victory in 1987 aboard the Martini-designed, Yamaha FZ750-engined YB4ie didn't just bring Bimota its most important racing success, it also sparked a string of roadsters powered by the bigger 20-valve lump from the FZR1000. These roadsters were followed by more models including the Dieci ("Ten") and Tuatara (named after a slow moving New Zealand reptile!) In 1991 came the best and fastest yet: the Furano, powered by the latest 1002cc EXUP motor, and kicking out a claimed 164bhp.

This bike shows a 23 September 1993 date on its Certificate of Origin and Moto Cycle of Stahlstown, Pennsylvania as the importer. There is a document in the history file (which comes with the bike) that says it was first sold to East Coast Rover Company of Warren, Maine and then to a Tim Darrin of Napa, California. He registered the bike with FURANO on its license plate. The seller purchased the bike in 2001 with 4,519 miles on the odometer, and it now shows only 4,824 miles. It has been barely used, obviously, while in the seller's care although it has been properly stored – climate controlled – and periodically fettled. Furanos are very rare and sought after, even more so in the USA.

Saleroom notices

  • The frame number is YB8*00626*. We are unable to locate the engine number as per the catalog. The Title is in transit.
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