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Yamaha XJ700XS Specs

The Yamaha XJ700XS model is a Custom / cruiser bike manufactured by Yamaha . In this version sold from year 1986 , the dry weight is 215.0 kg (474.0 pounds) and it is equiped with a In-line four, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 86.00 HP (62.8 kW) @ 9500 RPM and a maximum torque of 67.66 Nm (6.9 kgf-m or 49.9 ft.lbs) @ 8000 RPM . With this drive-train, the Yamaha XJ700XS is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of  . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Yamaha XJ700XS have a Double Cradle frame with front suspension being Telescopic fork and in the rear suspension it is equiped with Swing arm w/ coil springs . Stock tire sizes are 100/90-19 on the front, and 130/90-16 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Yamaha XJ700XS braking system includes Double disc size  at the front and Expanding brake (drum brake) size  at the rear. 

Yamaha XJ700XS General Information

Brand Yamaha 
Model Yamaha XJ700XS 
Start year 1986 
Year 1986 
Category Custom / cruiser 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

Yamaha XJ700XS Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Double Cradle 
Seat details
Wheelbase 1,520 mm (59.8 inches) 
Length 2,235 mm (88.0 inches) 
Width 775 mm (30.5 inches) 
Height 1,160 mm (45.7 inches) 
Seat Height 760 mm (29.9 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance 145 mm (5.7 inches) 
Trail size 120 mm (4.7 inches) 
Wheels details
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 100/90-19 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 130/90-16 
Front brakes Double disc 
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake) 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions
Curb Weight (including fluids) 232.0 kg (511.5 pounds) 
Dry Weight 215.0 kg (474.0 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.4000 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 13.00 litres (3.43 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.00 litres (0.79 gallons) 
Carrying Details and Capacity
Front Suspension Telescopic fork 
Front Suspension Travel 150 mm (5.9 inches) 
Rear Suspension Swing arm w/ coil springs 
Rear Suspension Travel 99 mm (3.9 inches) 

Yamaha XJ700XS Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders In-line four, four-stroke 
Engine details
Fuel system Carburettor. (4) Standard side-draft 33 mm Mikuni CV 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 697.30 ccm (42.55 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 68.0 x 48.0 mm (2.7 x 1.9 inches) 
Compression Ratio 11.2:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration DOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 86.00 HP (62.8 kW) @ 9500 RPM 
Maximum torque 67.66 Nm (6.9 kgf-m or 49.9 ft.lbs) @ 8000 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM 10000 
Cooling system Liquid 
Lubrication system Wet Sump 
Engine oil capacity 3.50 litres (3.70 quarts) 
Exhaust system
Gearbox 5-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Shaft drive (cardan) 
Clutch type Wet/multi-disc 

Yamaha XJ700XS Performance

Top Speed
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph)
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile) 11.790 seconds 
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency 5.70 litres/100 km (17.5 km/l or 41.27 mpg) 
CO2 emissions 132.2 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) 

Yamaha XJ700XS Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type TCI 
Electrical Details
Starter Type Electric 
How much horsepower does a Yamaha XJ700XS have?
The Yamaha XJ700XS has 86.00 HP (62.8 kW) @ 9500 RPM.

How much does a Yamaha XJ700XS weighs?
The Yamaha XJ700XS weighs 215.0 kg (474.0 pounds).

How tall (seat height) is a Yamaha XJ700XS?
The Yamaha XJ700XS seat height is 760 mm (29.9 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.