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Yamaha XS 500 Specs

(1978)
The Yamaha XS 500 model is a Naked bike bike manufactured by Yamaha . In this version sold from year 1978 , the dry weight is  and it is equiped with a Twin, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 49.00 HP (35.8 kW) @ 8250 RPM and a maximum torque of  . With this drive-train, the Yamaha XS 500 is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of 118.0 km/h (73.3 mph) . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Yamaha XS 500 have a  frame with front suspension being  and in the rear suspension it is equiped with  . Stock tire sizes are 3.25-19 on the front, and 4.00-18 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Yamaha XS 500 braking system includes Single disc size  at the front and Single disc size  at the rear. 

Yamaha XS 500 General Information

Brand Yamaha 
Model Yamaha XS 500 
Start year 1978 
Year 1978 
Category Naked bike 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

Yamaha XS 500 Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type
Seat details
Wheelbase
Length
Width
Height
Seat Height
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance
Trail size
Wheels details
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 3.25-19 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 4.00-18 
Front brakes Single disc 
Rear brakes Single disc 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions
Curb Weight (including fluids) 210.0 kg (463.0 pounds) 
Dry Weight
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio :
Fuel Tank Capacity 15.00 litres (3.96 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity
Carrying Details and Capacity
Front Suspension
Front Suspension Travel
Rear Suspension
Rear Suspension Travel

Yamaha XS 500 Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders Twin, four-stroke 
Engine details
Fuel system
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 499.00 ccm (30.45 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 73.0 x 59.6 mm (2.9 x 2.3 inches) 
Compression Ratio 8.5:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration DOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 49.00 HP (35.8 kW) @ 8250 RPM 
Maximum torque
Engine Maximum RPM
Cooling system Air 
Lubrication system
Engine oil capacity
Exhaust system
Gearbox 5-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Chain 
Clutch type
Driveline

Yamaha XS 500 Performance

Top Speed 118.0 km/h (73.3 mph) 
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph)
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile)
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency
CO2 emissions
Emissions

Yamaha XS 500 Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type
Electrical Details
Starter Type
Instruments
Lights
How much horsepower does a Yamaha XS 500 have?
The Yamaha XS 500 has 49.00 HP (35.8 kW) @ 8250 RPM.

How fast is a Yamaha XS 500?
The Yamaha XS 500 top speed is 118.0 km/h (73.3 mph).