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Beta Ark 50 K Series 2004

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General Information
Category Scooter 
Model Year 2004  
Manufacturer Beta  vs 1.7% Scooters have Beta
Model # Ark 50 K Series 
Number of riders 2 persons 
Engine and transmission
Engine Type 1 Cylinders, 2-stroke, Single  vs 31.9% Scooters have 1 cylinders 2-stroke Single
Gear box Manual  vs 30.7% Scooters have Manual
49 cc (2.99 cubic inches)
155.74 cc

106.74 cc lower than average. Engine displacement is the volume inside the cylinders of an engine. The larger the engine displacement is, the more powerful the scooter usually is.
4.08 HP (3 kW)
13.76 HP

9.68 HP lower than average. The power of the scooter is measured in HP or KW.  The more power the scooter has the faster it can travel.
Power-to-weight ratio
0.03 KW/lbs (31.67 lbs/HP)
0.07 KW/lbs

0.04 KW/lbs lower than average. A calculation of horsepower divided by weight.  The higher the ratio the more power there is per lb, which means a faster scooter.
Throttle Cable Operated 
Engine mounting Transverse  vs 90.6% Scooters have Transverse
Most scooter engines are transverse mounted.
Sparks per cylinder 1  
Clutch Wet, Centrifugal Clutch, Cable Operated  vs 23.8% Scooters have Wet centrifugal clutch cable operated
Cooling system Water Cooled  vs 45.9% Scooters have Water cooled
Bore × stroke 2 inch × 1.54 inch (square) 
Fuel supply system Carburetor  vs 61.2% Scooters have Carburetor
Final drive Belt  vs 76% Scooters have Belt
Ignition Type Digital Cdi 
Valve train Piston Controlled Inlet Port, Variable  vs 1.9% Scooters have Piston controlled inlet port variable
Compression 12:1   vs 6% Scooters have 12:1
Spark plug pipe type NGK, BR8HS  
Motor oil Synthetic, 2t 
Funnel diameter
0.47 inch
1.00 inch

0.53 inch lower than average.
Fuel capacity
1.98 gals
2.40 gals

0.42 gals lower than average.
Suspension, Chassis and Brakes
Brake Disk, ø7.48 Inch  vs 5.3% Scooters have Disk Ø7.48 inch
Suspension Mono Shock, Mono Arm  vs 30.5% Scooters have mono shock Mono arm
Tire 140 / 60 R13  
Tire pressure
0.12 psi
0.13 psi

0.01 psi lower than average.
Suspension travel
1.26 inch
3.43 inch

2.17 inch lower than average.
ABS available No  vs 96.1% Scooters don't have ABS available
ABS (anti-lock braking system), prevents the brakes from locking when applied under constant pressure, by pulsating.  ABS allows for more control while braking.
29.5 inch
75.02 inch

45.52 inch lower than average.
Wheel Base
68.5 inch
52.97 inch

15.53 inch higher than average.
45.3 inch
28.69 inch

16.61 inch higher than average.
Dry weight
194 lbs
263.75 lbs

69.75 lbs lower than average.
32.7 inch
46.60 inch

13.9 inch lower than average.
Curb weight
209.4 lbs
313.02 lbs

103.62 lbs lower than average.
Ground Clearance
8.46 inch
6.52 inch

1.94 inch higher than average.

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