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Yamaha XS500B Specs

The Yamaha XS500B model is a Classic bike manufactured by Yamaha . In this version sold from year 1975 , the dry weight is  and it is equiped with a Twin, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of  and a maximum torque of  . With this drive-train, the Yamaha XS500B is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of 180.0 km/h (111.8 mph) . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Yamaha XS500B have a steel tubing double-cradle frame with front suspension being inverted forks and in the rear suspension it is equiped with  . Stock tire sizes are 3/19-4PR on the front, and 4/18-4PR on the rear. As for stopping power, the Yamaha XS500B braking system includes Single disc size  at the front and Expanding brake (drum brake) size  at the rear. 

Yamaha XS500B General Information

Brand Yamaha 
Model Yamaha XS500B 
Year 1975 
Year 1975 
Category Classic 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)  

Yamaha XS500B Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type steel tubing double-cradle 
Seat details  
Wheelbase 1,400 mm (55.1 inches) 
Length 2,150 mm (84.6 inches) 
Width 835 mm (32.9 inches) 
Height 1,130 mm (44.5 inches) 
Seat Height  
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance 155 mm (6.1 inches) 
Trail size 117 mm (4.6 inches) 
Wheels details  
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 3/19-4PR 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 4/18-4PR 
Front brakes Single disc 
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake) 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions  
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions  
Curb Weight (including fluids)  
Dry Weight  
Front Percentage of Weight  
Rear Percentage of Weight  
Weight-Power Output Ratio :  
Fuel Tank Capacity 12.86 litres (3.40 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity  
Carrying Details and Capacity  
Front Suspension inverted forks 
Front Suspension Travel  
Rear Suspension  
Rear Suspension Travel  

Yamaha XS500B Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders Twin, four-stroke 
Engine details  
Fuel system Carburettor. two Keihin CV32 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 498.00 ccm (30.39 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  
Maximum torque  
Engine Maximum RPM  
Cooling system Air 
Lubrication system wet sump, two pumps 
Engine oil capacity 3.50 litres (0.23 quarts) 
Exhaust system twin pipes, bridged 
Gearbox 5-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Chain 
Clutch type wet, multi-disc 
Driveline  

Yamaha XS500B Performance

Top Speed 180.0 km/h (111.8 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 2.80 litres/100 km (35.7 km/l or 84.01 mpg) 
CO2 emissions 65.0 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) 
Emissions  

Yamaha XS500B Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type battery, timing 38* BTDC, point gap .012-.018 in. 
Electrical Details  
Starter Type Electric & kick 
Instruments  
Lights