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Yamaha XS 500 1975

21390

Make: 

  • Yamaha

Model: 

  • XS 500

Year: 

  • 1975

Top speed: 

180.0 km/h (111.8 mph)

Transmission type: 

Chain

Frame type: 

steel tubing double-cradle

Cooling system: 

Air

Category: 

Classic

Engine type: 

Twin, four-stroke

Front brakes: 

Single disc

Rear brakes: 

Expanding brake (drum brake)

Overall height: 

1,130 mm (44.5 inches)

Overall length: 

2,150 mm (84.6 inches)

Overall width: 

835 mm (32.9 inches)

Displacement: 

498.00 ccm (30.39 cubic inches)

Bore x stroke: 

73.0 x 59.6 mm (2.9 x 2.3 inches)

Valves per cylinder: 

4

Fuel system: 

Carburettor. two Keihin CV32

Gearbox: 

5-speed

Fuel consumption: 

2.80 litres/100 km (35.7 km/l or 84.01 mpg)

Greenhouse gases: 

65.0 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)

Fuel control: 

DOHC

Clutch: 

wet, multi-disc

Front suspension: 

inverted forks

Front tyre dimensions: 

3/19-4PR

Rear tyre dimensions: 

4/18-4PR

Wheelbase: 

1,400 mm (55.1 inches)

Fuel capacity: 

12.86 litres (3.40 gallons)

Lubrication system: 

wet sump, two pumps

Compression: 

8.5:1

Ignition: 

battery, timing 38* BTDC, point gap .012-.018 in.

Oil capacity: 

3.50 litres (0.23 quarts)

Ground clearance: 

155 mm (6.1 inches)

Trail: 

117 mm (4.6 inches)

Exhaust system: 

twin pipes, bridged

Rake (fork angle): 

62.0°

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