Moto Morini reveals new Seiemmezzo family, featuring a naked and a scrambler

Moto Morini have unveiled two new twin-cylinder middleweight bikes 

Moto Morini Seiemezzo SCR e STR.

Moto Morini has unveiled a new pair of mid-range motorcycles naked motorcycles called Seiemmezzo. 

Seiemmezzo translates to “six and a half,” and it should be fairly obvious what that means.

Yes, a 650 motor. Well, strictly speaking a 649cc, but “Sei e Quarantanove Centesimo” does not quite have the same ring to it. 

So, Seiemmezzo, six-and-a-half. What is it?

Well, it is a “family” of motorcycles. A family of two, to be precise: a naked and a scrambler. 

The naked is called the “STR”, while the scrambler takes the tag “SCR”.

Both feature the same liquid-cooled 649cc parallel twin motor, which produces 61 horsepower and 54Nm. That will power both the STR and SCR - which both weigh around 200kg (Morini only provide an approximate dry weight) - to a top speed of 105mph. That approximate 200kg can be increased by filling the 16-litre fuel tank. 

Both the Morini STR and SCR also feature double 298mm front brake discs, and a single 255mm rear disc. Additionally, the front and rear brakes of both bikes feature dual-piston callipers, and both bikes feature ABS from Bosch. 

When we come to suspension, we find both Seiemmezzi with 43mm front forks from Kayaba which give 120mm of wheel travel. At the rear, the monoshock is also from Kayaba, with adjustable preload and 120mm travel. Additionally, the rear shock is connected to the rear wheel by an aluminium swingarm on both bikes, while the frame is steel.

One of the main visual differences between the two bikes is the wheels. Of course, the SCR features wire-spoked wheels to complete the ‘scrambler’ look, while the wheels of the STR are alloys. Both bikes, though, have their wheels encircled by tyres from Pirelli, and their Angel GT range. 120/70-18 at the front, 160/60-17 at the back.

A final technical difference between the SCR and STR lies in the dimensions. The SCR (2150mm x 890mm x 1155mm) is higher and wider than the STR (2150mm x 820mm x 1120mm). The wheelbase (1425mm) and seat height (810mm) are the same on both Seiemmezzi. 

The Moto Morini Seiemmezzo STR will be available in “Starlight White”, “Fire Red”, “Smoky Anthracite”; while the SCR will come in “Navy Green” and “Night Black”.

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