Cagiva Elefant 125




Make Model

Cagiva Elefant 125
Year 1984


Two stroke, single cylinder


125 cc / 7.6 cu-in
Bore x Stroke 56 x 50.6 mm
Compression Ratio 12.9:1


Single  Dell'Orto  premixcarburetor


Starting Kick

Max Power

23.6 hp / 17.5 kW @ 9100 rpm

Max Torque

1.8 kgf-m @ 8000 rpm


6 Speed 
Final Drive Chain

Front Suspension

Telescopic forks

Rear Suspension

Swinging arm single shock

Front Brakes

Single 240mm disc

Rear Brakes

Single 130mm drum

Front Tyre


Rear Tyre


Dry Weight

125 kg

Fuel Capacity 

14 Litres / 3.7 US gal

Cagiva Elefant 125 first appeared  in 1984 and produced until 1990 in various variants.

The first series , Elephant 2 , produced from 1985, used the red Cagiva Aletta as a base, but being a model from Dakar, resembled the forms of the Elephant 750 running in the Dakar, and unlike the red carpet the tank had more Large and different colors. As for the chassis, the bike had exactly the same as the Red Aletta Liquid Cooling , the rear shock absorber , the mixer , the lamellar aspiration and the forked front brake , this series is replaced by the Cagiva Cruiser .

The elephant produced from 1986 to 1988 differs from the previous one, because it uses new forks that have the sprocket in the advanced and not in the axle, the cupola is larger and acquires the visor, the side curtains of the radiators become larger and The saddle becomes shorter, covering the reservoir less.