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75 Yamaha XS500B specificationsYamaha XS500B 1975


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General information
Model:Yamaha XS500B
Year:1975
Category:Classic
Rating:64 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes
Engine and transmission
Displacement:498.00 ccm (30.39 cubic inches)
Engine type:Twin, four-stroke
Top speed:180.0 km/h (111.8 mph)
Compression:8.5:1
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
Fuel control:DOHC
Ignition:battery, timing 38* BTDC, point gap .012-.018 in.
Lubrication system:wet sump, two pumps
Cooling system:Air
Gearbox:5-speed
Transmission type,
final drive:
Chain
Clutch:wet, multi-disc
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)
Exhaust system:twin pipes, bridged
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Frame type:steel tubing double-cradle
Rake (fork angle):62.0
Trail:117 mm (4.6 inches)
Front suspension:inverted forks
Front tyre dimensions:3/19-4PR
Rear tyre dimensions:4/18-4PR
Front brakes:Single disc
Rear brakes:Expanding brake (drum brake)
Physical measures and capacities
Overall height:1,130 mm (44.5 inches)
Overall length:2,150 mm (84.6 inches)
Overall width:835 mm (32.9 inches)
Ground clearance:155 mm (6.1 inches)
Wheelbase:1,400 mm (55.1 inches)
Fuel capacity:12.86 litres (3.40 gallons)
Oil capacity:3.50 litres (0.23 quarts)
Other specifications
Starter:Electric & kick
Modifications compared to previous model:Last XS500 year w/ spoked wheels. Uses one of two different oil filters due to mid-year change in mounting plate. Air and oil filters long discontinued.
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